Jewels by Dalí in Barcelona
From October 26 to February 300 pieces of jewelry will be on display at the National Museum of Catalan Art within the exhibition Jewelry by artist. From Modernisme to early avant-garde. This exhibition will expose in Barcelona the least-known facets of the top artists who led the most creative movements of the twentieth century.
The works on display within this exhibition will show the least-known facet of the leading artists of Impressionism till avant-garde, such as Auguste Rodin, Hector Guimard, Alphonse Mucha, Joseph Llimona, Terrier-Bovy, Henri Van de Velde, Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Julio Conzález or Alberto Giacometti, among many others.
This is the first exhibition in our country on jewelry, bringing together around 300 works in constant dialogue with the paintings, sculptures, photographs, fabrics and art objects from the creators, in order to show the importance of this small universe to the artists.
These jewels come from public institutions and museums all over the world as well as from private collections and from the MNAC’s own collection. In particular, the exhibition will include works from museums such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, the Musée d’Orsay and the Musee Rodin in Paris; The National Art Museum Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) in Valencia, the Museum of Fine Arts of Bilbao, among many others.