The Can Tinturé Museum “moves” to Barcelona

A piece of the Salvador Miquel Tile Collection moves to Barcelona to claim the role of the “Catalan tile” in architecture history.

On Thursday, 15 June, the exhibition Kaleidoscope a look at the universe of Catalan tile opens at the headquarters of the Col·legi d’Aparelladors of Barcelona. That will be opened until 15 September.

The exhibition is the result of the collaboration between the Col•legi d’Aparelladors of Barcelona, the Esplugues Ctiy Hall and the Museus d’Esplugues, sponsored by Mosaics Martí and Torra Barcelona.

The Kaleidoscope project was born with the aim of enhancing the value of Catalan tile both from the constructive functional side and from its aesthetic and evolutionary side.

The exhibition is a small tour through different areas, emphasizing in the first place the figure of Salvador Miquel. And proposes a look at the Catalan tile from different angles: history, materials, techniques, stylistic evolution or uses.

Finalment, la mostra conclou amb un picada d’ullet a la producció industrial de rajoles durant el modernisme a través de la fàbrica Pujol i Bausis d’Esplugues, un referent en la producció ceràmica a Catalunya durant aquest període.

The exhibition will able to be visited free of charge on the first floor of the headquarters of the Col•legi d’Aparelladors in Barcelona, on Buen Pastor street number 5, from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm.

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