Galego | Castellano | English

CGAC
Opening times: 11 to 20 h
Free entry
Closed on Monday

On Sunday, 12 July, the exhibition halls will be closed to the public due to the elections to the Parliament of Galicia.






Follow us on:
Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram rss

ONE HUNDRED YEARS WITH ALEJANDRO DE LA SOTA

Curator: Moisés Puente

Artist: Alejandro de la Sota

16 April - 15 June 2014

One hundred years after his birth, the CGAC holds an exhibition devoted to Spanish architect Alejandro de la Sota (Pontevedra, Spain, 1913 - Madrid, Spain, 1996). The show, which is organised by ICO Foundation in collaboration with the Alejandro de la Sota Foundation, reflects on the man, his work, his teaching and perhaps most relevant of all, how relevant his legacy is today.

Alejandro de la Sota probably arouses more impassioned responses than any other Spanish architect. To his legendary status as an architect with a firm ethical stance in the profession must be added one of the most intense and consistent careers in the recent history of Spanish architecture. Although our circumstances are very different from his, his legacy is still there, ready to be used. Any reading of his work we attempt today will necessary entail updating him, and perhaps demystifying him, as we embrace and make our own his singular way of making the architecture that, as he argued, should be written with a lower-case a.

Exhibition brochure

Related news

Rúa Valle Inclán, 2
15703 Santiago de Compostela
Spain
Ph.: (+34) 981 546 619
cgac.xunta.gal