The book Cold Atlantic will be presented at La Central library, at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, on 10 May at 7 p.m. Edited by Paula Barreiro López, this volume proposes a renewed reading on artistic practices, aesthetic discourses and models of resistance in the transatlantic axis from 1948 to the present day.
The book Disputas sobre lo contemporáneo. Arte español entre el antifranquismo y la postmodernidad by Juan Albarrán has just been released! It will be presented by the author at the Central in Museo Reina Sofía on 21 March, 2019.
The volume edited by Paula Barreiro López is the result of a collective research work developed over the last three years within the framework of MoDe(s) project. It brings together fifteen texts based on case studies and documentary sources so far unpublished that address forms of mediation, dissent and resistance to the Cold War’s ideological and aesthetic schism.
Paula Barreiro López’s book Avant-garde Art and Criticism in Francoist Spain (Liverpool University Press) is a contribution to the history of Spanish art in the twentieth century. It surveys the shifts in the aesthetic discourse and artistic practices that decisively influenced the shaping of the avant-garde during Franco’s dictatorship (1939-1975).