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By 1906, artists and intellectuals associated with Noucentisme had begun to attack what they considered the aesthetic excesses of Modernisme, advocating Columns Design XML Ltd / Job: Barcelona / Division: 05chapter1 /Pg. Position: 3 / Date: 10/2 JOBNAME: Barcelona PAGE: 6 SESS: 12 OUTPUT: Tue May 15 14:14:06 2012 14 Barcelona: Visual Culture, Space and Power a return to a Mediterranean classicism based on sound judgement and civility (or seny). Coined by the essayist, philosopher and art critic Eugeni d’Ors (‘Xènius’, 1881–1954), Noucentisme ‘was founded on concepts such as structure, rhythm, harmony and order, and presented as an exercise in organization as opposed to the emotionalism and spontaneity of modernista art’ (Suàrez and Vidal, 2006, p.
Some of the most important were Dalí’s Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War) of 1936 and Miró’s Still Life with Old Shoe of 1937, the same year which saw Picasso’s Guernica ﬁrst exhibited in Sert’s Pavilion of the Spanish Republic for the Paris International Exposition. Avant-garde techniques continued to have a great impact in Catalonia during this time, in particular cartelismo and photomontage (Basilio, 2006). However, the outcome of the war prevented the further development and consolidation of groups like ADLAN and the logicophobists in Catalonia, and many architects and artists were forced to go into exile elsewhere in Europe or Latin America.
Indeed, Futurism became synonymous with the avant-garde in Catalonia up until World War I (Resina, 1997, p. 17; Canals, 1999b, p. 18). Among the earliest practitioners in Catalonia were Josep-Maria Junoy (1887–1955), J. V. Foix (1894–1987), Joaquim Folguera (1893–1919) and Salvat-Papasseït. The Catalan Futurists did not form a homogeneous group ‘but rather a sporadic and transitional one’ (Borràs, 2006, p. 3) which laid down a bridge to ‘a new aesthetics that demanded a radical restructuring of art involving its most basic elements’ (Bohn, 1986, p.
Barcelona: Visual Culture, Space and Power by Helena Buffery, Carlota Caulfield