The Collection of Collections
a few of the mix
For the next few months, the Archive space at Arts Santa Mònica will be filled with a collection...of collections. The exhibition, 'La Colección de Colecciones de Guy Selz', is a curated selection of the ephemera saved by Parisian artists Françoise and Guy Selz between 1925 and 1976. This collection of scraps, crepe paper, reliquaries, crosses, votive offerings, birds, dolls, animals, masks, lead soldiers and other etceteras was an important source of pop art inspiration for Catalan artists in Paris in the Seventies. The collection captures the essence of its 50 years, but is not couched in an applied narrative. In other words, according to the curators, this mix has a story to tell.
Participate in the conversation by attending one of the exhibition lectures on Wednesday, January 27th: 7pm: 'The Selzes and European intellectuals in Eïvissa in the years 1930-1936'—lecture by Vicente Valero, with the participation of Philippe Selz.
8pm: 'The Selzes and the Catalan artists in Paris in the 1970s', Participants: Antoni Miralda, Joan Rabascall, Benet Rossell, Dorothée Selz and Jaume Xifra.
Arts Bonus! While you're at Arts Santa Monica, take a look at 'Sociedades Virtuales. Gamer's Edition', which also hosts its opening on January 26th at 7pm.
Opening event, Tuesday, January 26th at 7pm; Two lectures, Wednesday, January 27th at 7pm and 8pm