• Joan Brossa

    Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

    Joan Brossa’s work is shaped by multiple esthetic dimensions. One cannot speak of Brossa the poet, or Brossa the sculptor or painter as separate entities; Brossa is a totality and to ignore one of his interests would give a false impression of this Catalan artist. In 1948, Brossa, along with Antoni Tàpies and Joan Ponc, formed the group Dau al Set. This group set out to reanimate post-Surrealist and post-Dadaist esthetics using the Catalan language, which during the postwar years was repressed by Franco’s regime. At the same time, one of the most significant avant-garde poets in Catalonia, J.

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