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Chaplin in Pictures, at CaixaForum in Tarragona

Chaplin in Pictures, at CaixaForum in Tarragona

Tarragona. Costa Dorada. Entitled Chaplin in images, the Obra Social "la Caixa" CaixaForum Tarragona presents an exhibition about the figure of Charlie Chaplin and his character, Charlie Chaplin, from the family archives. By combining nearly 200 studio photographs, posters and magazines, documents and fragments of films, provides an overview of the artist and his career. Chaplin in Pictures The exhibition, curated by Sam Stourdza, CaixaForum can be visited at Tarragona on 12 February to 2 May 2010. The exhibition, which has been previously seen in Paris, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Lausanne, Brussels, Montpellier and Bologna, and the Obra Social "la Caixa" has appeared in CaixaForum Madrid, Barcelona and Palma, among others, is a production of NBC Photographie (Paris). Chaplin in Pictures has been organized with the support of the Association Chaplin, MK2, Cineteca di Bologna and Janvier. The artist Bowler hat, mustache, a very particular, too narrow an American, some pants too big, sabatots atrotinats and a flexible rod. No further words: this is Tramp. But as the character was created? Why was, and still is, so appealing? How Chaplin was able to transform a film star and blows bullangues a universal icon, an emblem of the human condition in a time of huge technical changes, changes id'inestabilitat social policy? The importance of Charles Chaplin in the film history of the twentieth century does not end with his character, Charlie Chaplin, and his contribution to cinema.   Master of pantomime actor, film director universally known as The Gold Rush (The Gold Rush), Modern Times (Modern Times) and The Great Dictator (The Great Dictator), and composer of music of their films , Charles Spencer Chaplin (1889-1977) became a symbol of avant-garde art was incorporated into their creations and social issues played a prominent role in public life, for his maverick stance and the prosecution of which was subject to the United States during the Cold War.   Behind the massive popularity of Chaplin hides an extraordinary artistic talent, a great ease of communication and the ability to shape his public character in accordance with the audiovisual media: film, photography and journalism ilustrated.  

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