Gaudí: Enjoying Nature
12th to 20th October 2002
Edifici del Calisay
Riera Fita, 31
Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon to 2 pm and 6 pm to 9 pm
Weekdays from 6 pm to 9 pm
The title establishes the main topic
of the exhibition, which explores the roots of the architecture
undertaken by Gaudí in his works, mainly in the last
and greatest of these, the Expiatory Temple of the Sagrada
Família. At the same time, it encourages visitors to
observe nature analytically, as Gaudí did.
Photographs of the architect's work
are displayed between others of the animal, vegetable and
mineral kingdom by way of comparison, accompanied by objects,
scale models and real plants.
One of the most notable sections is
dedicated to the Gaudí GGV (generation, growth, vegetable)
column featuring a series of photographs and models to illustrate
the generation of helicoidal growth in nature and especially
With the support of Arenys de Mar Town
Council, Sant Iscle de Vallalta Town Council and the Construction
Board of the Temple of la Sagrada Família.