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Exhibition Other Pedreres at La Pedrera in Barcelona - from 29 October 2012 to 24 February 2013
To celebrate the centenary of finishing works on Casa Milà, 1906-1912, popularly known as La Pedrera (The Quarry), which was the project of the architect Antonio Gaudi i Cornet, Fundacio CatalunyaCaixa is presenting « Other Pedreres ».
This show looks at buildings erected in the same period as La Pedrera, which were also icons representing the best architecture worldwide. The exhibition aims to show the diverse trends in architectural and furnishing styles, as well as in the decorative and applied arts.
Focussing primarily on Western Europe, in a tour of the most emblematic buildings by creators as significant and innovative as Victor Horta, Hector Guimard, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Joseph Hoffmann and Adolf Loos, it then leaps on the United States to present Frank Lloyd Wright’s work.
Travelling exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 2 – Die Natur des Jugendstil in Bad Nauheim – from 12 September to 26 October 2014
Travelling exhibition The Nature of Art Nouveau 1 in Barcelona – from 9 October 2014 to 6 January 2015
3rd Creative Mackintosh Festival in Glasgow – from 1st to 31 October 2014
The Horta Museum in Brussels honoured: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards - on 10 October 2014
With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union
Responsible publisher: Arlette Verkruyssen, General Director,
Brussels Regional Public Service - Bruxelles Développement urbain (Brussels Urban Development),
CCN - Rue du Progrès 80, B. 1, 1035 Brussels - Belgium