17/10/16

Miralda MadeinUSA

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Art, Barcelona

Miralda’s creative universe

Antoni Miralda es un artista multidisciplinar nacido en Tarrassa que cuenta con más de 50 años de carrera artística. Durante su trayectoria ha presentado obras de gran éxito sobre todo en museos de Estados Unidos, país donde reside desde 1972. Entre sus obras más destacadas y que podrás ver en la exposición del MACBA, estarán: Breadline, presentada en el Contemporary Arts Museum de Houston en 1977; Wheat & Steak presentada como exposición en el ATKINS Museum of Arts de Kansas City en el año 1981; El internacional Tapas Bar & Restaurant que fue un experimento socia y artístico en el que trabajó junto a Montse Guillén en el barrio Tribeca de New York.

Antoni Miralda is a multidisciplinar artista born in Tarrassa (Barcelona) with a long trajectory in the artistic world. We are talking about 50 years of work in where he presented successful exhibitions and work pieces all over USA, where he is been living since the 70’s decade Among his most outstanding works and you can see in the exhibition of the MACBA, are: Breadline, presented at the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston in 1977; Wheat & Steak presented as an exhibition at the ATKINS Museum of Arts in Kansas City back in the year 1981; The International Tapas Bar & Restaurant, which was a social and artistic experiment in which he worked side by side with Montse Guillén at the Tribeca neighborhood in New York.

Para Miralda su inspiración ha sido el simple y común ritual de la comida, por eso su trabajo se centra tanto en el mundo de la gastronomía pero a su vez el artista se encarga de representarlo con su toque personal donde aplica pinceladas de humor y arte barroco, es su manera particular de comprender la naturaleza del ser humano, el arte y los sentidos.

For Miralda his inspiration has always been the very simple and common ritual of dining, that is why his work has always been relate to gastronomy, but at the same time, the artist is in charge of representing this act with his personal touch applying brush strokes of humor and baroque art. This is his way of comprehending the nature of human beings, arts and senses.

A very different exhibition

At the MACBA exhibit, we can appreciate the large installation “Santa Comida” (1984-1989), which collects the legacy of afro-caribbean culture in the actual America, thus other work from the artist like sketches, sculptures and photography. It is a great opportunity to know all the work from this amazing catalane artist who always has been recognized for his capacity to create unusual and innovative pieces inspired in gastronomy.

From our hotel in Paseo de Gracia we invited you to discover the work and trajectory of this international representative of catalane creativity at the exposition Miralda MadeinUSA, an exhibit that recovers almost all of Antoni Miralda’s work. ¡Don’t miss one single detail of this original exhibition!