Author: Juan José Lahuerta

Publisher: Lampreave

Size: 21 x 26 x 3,5 cms

Pages: 336

Ilustrations: B/N

Cover: Hardcover with dust jacket

Publication date: 2010

ISBN: Spanish 9788461372386

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With great graphic display, the nine texts of the book cover half a century of modern architecture on a circular journey, which begins and ends in Barcelona, with Gaudí and the Mies van der Rohe pavilion, around the problem of ornamentation in architecture.

Juan José Lahuerta

Juan José Lahuerta is the Chief Curator of the National Museum of Art of Catalonia in Barcelona and professor of History of Art at the Barcelona School of Architecture. He has been a member of the Collegio Docenti della Scuola Dottorati del Istituto Universitario di Architettura of Venice and holder of the King Juan Carlos I Chair of Spanish Culture and Civilization at New York University.

He has published many books and essays for journals and magazines, on history of art and architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

He was founder and joint director of the gallery C. R. C. Galería de Arquitectura (Barcelona, 1985-1987) and has been curator of the exhibitions: Dalí. Architecture,Barcelona, 1996; Modern Art and Spanish Magazines, Madrid, Bilbao, 1996; Margaret Michaelis: Photography, Avant-garde and Politics in Republican Barcelona – Valencia and Barcelona, 1998, Universo Gaudí (Barcelona, Madrid, 2002), and Salvador Dalí, Federico García Lorca and the Student’s Residence, Madrid, 2010). He has worked as an adviser to the Reina Sofia National Art Museum in Madrid (2004-2005) and was senior curator for the Picasso Museum of Barcelona (2010-2011).

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