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The Tensions of Modernity


  • Manchester Central Library Manchester, M2 United Kingdom (map)

Arts and politics in Italy, Spain, Brazil and Argentina (1909–1945)

Tuesday 18 – Sunday 23 November | 9am–7.30pm

This exhibition will explore cultural and political responses to the driving force of modernity in Italy, Spain, Brazil and Argentina between 1909 and 1945. It will offer a range of visual and literary material encompassing both high and popular art and culture, from Fascist architectural designs by Sironi to Borges’s literature and Lorca’s and Mário de Andrade’s poetry and from realist painting to Picasso’s Guernica.

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