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Ramon Casas and ‘Els Quatre Gats’ Chinese shadows

Museo Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona


Unorthodox practices

This Casas’ exceptional collection that is conserved by the museum has been recently enriched with a very original, strange and singular ingress: a group of 12 Chinese shadow drawings designed by Casas, cut and constructed by the painter Josep Meifrèn, Eliseu Meifrèn’s brother and member of ‘Els Quatre Gats’, circle of friends. This is a unique set in its genre that establishes a visible relation with modernity. Read more.

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