48/14, La revue du musée d'Orsay, issue # 15, Autumn 2002

48/14, La revue du musée d'Orsay
Collectif, Serge Lemoine, direction
Spain
Musée d'Orsay / Réunion des musées nationaux - 2002
soft cover
French
€ 11 - available

Actualités (News)


  • Manet / Vélázquez, The Spanish Manner in the 19th Century
  • New acquisitions
    Charles Nègre
    Antoni Gaudí



Etudes (Research)


Fin-de-siècle Spain: the construction of the Nation-State and the birth of peripheral nationalism
by Jordi Canal
The failure of shaping Spain into a nation-state, against a background of civil war, largely accounts for the birth of peripheral nationalism. But Jordi Canal goes on to explain why Catalanism should not be confused with a nationalist reaction.

Eugéni d'Ors and the Mediterranean aesthetics of noucentism
by Pascal Rousseau
At the beginning of the 20th century, in the wake of the struggle for the Catalan cause, a number of writers and artists called for a "classical Revival" in reaction to an erring modernism which, according to them, stemmed from the pernicious romantism of the North. Like the writers, who grew closer to le Félibrige, painters tried to bring together into harmony physical health, the will and power of minds and the Mediterranean artistic legacy.

Occitans and Catalans in the 19th Century : Dreams and realities
by Philippe Martel
Fortified by a common history and an age-old influx of immigrants, taking pride in language ties that would easily be reactivated, Provençal-speaking natives and Catalans dreamt of a new unity after 1860. But neither Mistral in Provence, nor Balaguer in Spain, managed to achieve it.

Reception in France of the Architecture of Catalan Modernism (1880-1930)
by Noémie Giard
In France, even more than in Spain, Gaudí was long deemed mad and his architecture extravagant. It was only after a slow process bringing about a change in mentalities and in travelling habits that both were better accepted. However, rejection was still strong around 1910.

Documents

  • Louis Enault and the Soult collection : the beginnings of an art critic.
  • Engraving and lithography of Spanish inspiration in the Salon, 1820-1880, by Dominique Lobstein



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