Francesca Woodman in "Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924-Today" at CaixaForum, Barcelona

RE-OPENED: extended through September 27, 2020
CaixaForum, Barcelona

CaixaForum, Barcelona presents Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design, 1924-Today, recently re-opened and extended. This comprehensive exhibition juxtaposes Surrealist artworks and design objects, revealing ways that this provocative art movement influenced design, fashion and photography over the past 100 years. Major artworks from Surrealism’s seminal period in the first half of the 20th Century are included, along with Francesca Woodman’s photograph A Woman; A Mirror; A Woman is a Mirror for a Man (circa 1975-1978), highlighting the influence of Surrealism on Woodman’s practice and its relationship to gender representation and identity.

This exhibition was organized by and first presented at Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany (2019) and is accompanied by a fully-illustrated catalogue.