Tortosa, 1858 – Barcelona, 1927
Francesc Gimeno, an Artiste Maudit
Portrait of the Painter Francesc GimenoRead more
Portrait of Francesc Gimeno, father of the artistRead more
Francesc Gimeno. An artist maudit.
Gimeno's little brother (obverse) / Study of trees (reverse)Read more
The legacy of Manuel Maria Bosch is incorporated in the Museu Nacional
The Modern Art collection of the Museu Nacional has been recently enriched with the legacy of 14 works, between drawings and paintings, from the collection of Manuel Maria Bosch i Puig (Barcelona, 1947-Sant Feliu de Guíxols, 2015).
Formed by works by Francesc...Read more
There are countless sides to the symbolic production of modernity and many of them are, unparadoxically, conservative. Both the Church and the institutions of the bourgeoisie developed monumental public art –architecture, sculpture, mural painting, etc.–, which, through the techniques of modernity, conveyed a traditional message of power and hierarchy. The artists themselves, found suitable ways on the market’s conventional circuits –galleries, exhibitions or salons– to satisfy the guilty conscience of the bourgeoisie: poverty, old age, human hardship, charity or religious sentimentalism became successful artistic subjects.