XIX - XXI Century Art
Bèla Adler » Antonio Otero & Enrique Colominas » Valérie Belin » Daniel Canogar » Robert Capa » Kyungwoo Chun » Charles Clifford » Salvador Dalí » Louis De Clercq » Jean-Marie del Moral » André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri » JH Engström » Hans-Peter Feldmann » Hans-Peter Feldmann » Pere Formiguera » Joaquim Gomis » Jules Itier » William Edward Kilburn » Chema Madoz » Rafael Navarro » Felix Alexander Oppenheim » Fabrizio Plessi » Emile J. Constant Puyo » Miguel Rio Branco » Ed Ruscha » Eudald Serra » Reinhart Wolf » Mariano Zuzunaga »
Auction: – 30 Nov 2021
Tue 30 Nov 19:00
Juan Naranjo Galería & Documentos de Arte
Casanova 136-138 B-3
+34 (0)93-452 81 64
Tue-Thu 17-20, Wed 11-14
XIX - XXI Century Art
30 November, 2021, 7 pm
Calle Taulat, 93, 2nd floor, E-08005 Barcelona, + 34 659 95 66 48
Juan Naranjo Gallery of Art & Documents, Casanova 136-138 B-3, E-08005 Barcelona
29 November, 10 am - 2 pm and 3 pm - 7 pm
30 November, 10 am - 2 pm
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The auction will offer 131 lots including photographs, drawings and artist books by important 19th century creators such as Jules Itier, Felix Alexander Oppenheim, William E. Kilburn, Antoine Claudet, Charles Clifford, Disderi, Louis de Clerg, From the 20th century Constant Puyo, Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Edward Ruscha, Hans Peter Feldmann, Joan Brossa, Fabrizio Plessi, Miroslav Klivar, Kyungwood Chu, Marc Nagtzaam, Miguel Río Branco, Mariano Zuzunaga, Rafael Navarro, Pere Formiguera, Miguel Río Branco, Jean Marie Del Moral, Chema Madoz, Daniel Canogar, Bèla Adler among others.
The auction highlight is a set of lots from the Joaquim Gomis Collection (Barcelona 1902 - 1991). Joaquim Gomis Serdañons was a Catalan photographer, collector, entrepreneur, and promoter of the arts.
In 1932 he was a founding member and the first president of the ADLAN Amics de l'Art Nou (Friends of New Art) association, who promoted artists such as Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Man Ray, Alexander Calder. In 1940, in collaboration with Joan Prats, Gomis published his images in Fotoscops, a series of books. His work can be associated with the Neues Sehen movement. In 1952 he was named president of the Amics de Gaudí (Friends of Gaudí) group, and from 1972 to 1975 he presided over the Fundació Joan Miró.
Among the most important lots is No. 61 Salvador Dalí, Mosquetero o arlequín genuflexo, 1925 drawing that was part of the Putrefactos book project that Dalí and Federico García Lorca conceived during their stay at the Madrid Residencia de Estudiantes and was published in Nova Revista, no 13, Barcelona, 1928 and in the catalog of Los putrefactos de Dalí y Lorca, historia y antología de un libro que no pudo ser, Publicaciones de Residencia de Estudiantes, Madrid, 1995.
Lot 62 Salvador Dalí, Collage, 1930s. During his surrealist period, Dalí was attracted to photography. He used it to create works, generally, he resorted to photo collage or photo montage, he also manipulated and worked on postcards.
Lot 7 daguerreotype of Jules Itier from China Macao, Pagode des Rochers, near the port of La Barre, 1843-1844. Itier's daguerreotypes are considered the earliest preserved photographs of China. The daguerreotype comes from the collection of Gilbert Gimon, one of the discoverers of Jules Itier's photographic work. He dedicated several articles to his photographs between the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Lot 41 is an archive composed of photographs, handwritten texts compiled in a book and documents related to the activity of the photographers Antonio Otero and Enrique Colominas who ran an important photographic studio in Havana, Cuba.
There is also lot 27 an image of Burgos from 1852 by Felix Alexander Oppenheim, who took this during his trip through Spain. Furthermore a group of 124 photographs by the sculptor Eudald Serra for the realization of the book Art of Papua and New Guinea and Schwimmbad, 1974 an early work of Hans Peter Feldmann.