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09 July 2008
Verano, veremos…

Antes la temporada artística acababa con el fin del cole o la universidad y volvía a empezar hacia octubre. Con la llegada del turismo (especialmente en una ciudad como Barcelona) parece que la cosa cambia. Las habituales exposiciones de verano han sido sustituidas por platos fuertes de la temporada. Un breve repaso por el verano de exposiciones en Barcelona parece manifestar este cambio: Duchamp, Picabia y Man Ray en el MNAC; Francesc Torres en el Macba; u Olafur Eliasson (flamante premio Joan Miró) en la Fundación Miró. De ellos hacemos repaso en este último número antes del descanso de agosto, también de la exposición de Momu y No Es en es Espai Montcada y de la bienal SITE Santa Fe. Nos despedimos con ello hasta septiembre, cuando volveremos con algunas novedades en la web de A-Desk. Mientras esperamos que lo que queda de julio y agosto sea tranquilito, después de un año lleno de movimientos que parece no han acabado…
Buenas vacaciones, aquellos que las tengan.

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