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CONTEMPORARY ART - EXHIBITIONS - Temporary contemporary art exhibitions

Jacques Léonard - Roma Barcelona



DATES
11/06/2016 - 27/11/2016
LOCATION
Museu Palau Solterra, Torroella de Montgrí



The show, which is held jointly with the Barcelona Photographic Archive, aims to exhibit the principal legacy of the visual work of Jacques Léonard (Paris, 1909-L’Escala, 1995), an intimate narrative of one of the outlying territories and cultures of Barcelona; the gypsies who lived in the shanty town on Montjuïc. Originally associated with film, Léonard was the creator of a mosaic of customs and rituals from Roma culture, portrayed from a simultaneously historical and contemporary view point, far removed from conventional photographic rhetoric. The exhibition, curated by Jordi Calafell, brings together prints from the 1950's to the 1970's, taken from what is probably the largest collection of photographs in Barcelona today dealing with gypsy culture.   


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