Spain Francisco Goya (1746-1828) - Spain is tragic. It was the artist's engravings tragic sounds particularly clear. Replacing each other, followed by full of sarcasm, fear, despair, and sometimes hatred scene. It takes the theme of stupidity and ignorance, parasitic aristocracy, small, flattering, insignificant nobles - the court, capable of turning into donkeys of decent seniors.
But, perhaps, the central place is occupied by the theme of superstition, religious fanaticism, the tragic death of the victims in the hands of the Inquisition. Feeling sorry convicted and regarding them as innocent, Goya crowd violence does not spare the witnesses that in his frenzy seems devoid of human form.
To 25 May you have the opportunity to admire, horrified or admire the engravings of the great Spanish maestro. The exhibition at the Palace of Barcelona Palau de las Antiguitats his work rasperedeleny not chronologically, as is customary, the manner and on the topics. You will see some 80 etchings of Goya four cycles: Caprichos (Whims), Los Desastres de la Guerra (The Disasters of War), La Tauromaquia (Bullfighting) and Los Disparates (nonsense). Along with the prints of Goya here exhibited the best work of his contemporaries. Total exhibition about 150 exhibits that will open to us the reality of Spain 18 century.
Address of the exhibition: Carrer de Gràcia, 1, метро Diagonal. From Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 14-00, afternoon with 17-00 to 20-00. the entrance is free. The exhibition runs until 25 May.