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Vivendes...vivendes, 1976

Housing...Housing, 1976
Various supports were used in the development of Vivendes... vivendes to examine the way social inequalities are reflected in dwellings. It analyses dwellings in districts of Barcelona and its surroundings, where the layout and use of space, the decoration and the presence or absence of objects or domestic appliances reveal very different living conditions. While working-class homes barely comply with the minimum housing standards, bourgeois homes are built as affirmations of power and prestige. The study concludes that there are two types of dwelling: that of the ruling and that of the ruled classes.

Technical details

Original title:
Vivendes...vivendes
Registration number:
2795
Artist:
Grau, Eulàlia
Date created:
1976
Date acquired:
2006
Fonds:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
Object type:
Graphic work (editions)
Media:
Typographic print on paper
Dimensions:
20 x 27 cm (height x width)
Credits:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
Copyright:
© Eulàlia Grau, VEGAP, Barcelona
It has accessibility resources:
No

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