Ismael Smith, the beauty and the monsters

Art
Ismael Smith, the beauty and the monsters
Ismael Smith. Home i arbre, 1907

Explore the whole gamut of work created by Barcelona artist Ismael Smith in this exhibition running now at the city's Museu Nacional d'Art

This exhibition encompasses the entire career of Ismael Smith (Barcelona, 1886 - White Plains, New York, 1972), a disturbing and varied body of work that remained on the margins of the official discourse of Catalan art. In this show, you can see pieces from the many different creative forms that the artist indulged in: sculpture, drawing, illustration, posters, graphic design, interior design, ceramics, jewellery design, engravings, bookplates and even paintings, which is one of Smith's least-known facets.