• Joan Brossa

    Galería Miguel Marcos

    For most of his career, the seventy-nine-year-old artist Joan Brossa was known in his native Catalonia only as a poet. Seven years ago, however, Madrid’s Reina Sofia museum dedicated a show to his Surrealist sculptures, which he calls “object-poems,” and since then his art has influenced the work of many young Spanish artists. Like that of Meret Oppenheim and Louise Bourgeois, two other artists working in a surrealist mode, the continuing vitality of Brossa’s work provides a source of inspiration. Whereas Brossa’s oeuvre was once little known outside a small group of friends, he is now receiving

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