Alvar Aalto: Organic Architecture, Art and Design

Alvar Aalto a bord del seu vaixell Nemo Propheta in Patria, dècada del 1960

Alvar Aalto a bord del seu vaixell Nemo Propheta in Patria, dècada del 1960 © Schildt Foundation. Foto: Göran Schildt

Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) was the most important Finnish architect of his generation and a leading proponent of a human-centred modernism. La Caixa Foundation together with the Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein, Germany) and the Alvar Aalto Museum (Jyväskylä, Finland) present a major retrospective of the groundbreaking architect and designer.

When: From 3 June to 23 August, 2015
Where: CaixaForum Barcelona
Address: Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
Nearest Metro: Plaça Espanya
Phone: +34 934 76 86 00
Website: obrasocial.lacaixa.es

Maison Louis Carré

Maison Louis Carré, Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, França, Alvar Aalto, 1956-1959, 1961-1963 © Armin Linke, 2014. Gentilesa de la Galleria Pescamara, Pescara

Biblioteca de Viipuri (Víborg)

Biblioteca de Viipuri (Víborg), Carèlia (actualment Rússia), Alvar Aalto, 1927-1935 © Armin Linke, 2014. Gentilesa de la Galleria Villamare, Pescara

Butaca Paimo 41, Alvar Aalto, 1932

Butaca Paimo 41, Alvar Aalto, 1932 © Vitra Design Museum. Foto: Jürgen Hans, VEGAP, Barcelona, 2015

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«Savoy» Vase, Alvar Aalto, 1936 © Vitra Design Museum, Alexander Vegesack, VEGAP, Barcelona, 2015

stool

Stool 60, Alvar Aalto, 1933 © Vitra Design Museum. Foto: Jürgen Hans, VEGAP, Barcelona, 2015