Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. "The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980"

Joaquín Vaquero Palacios and Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, artistic integration at the Aboño Thermal Power Plant (Asturias), 1969-1980. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis Asín
11/02/2018
Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. "The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980"
ICO Museum [MAD] Spain 15.02 > 06.05.2017
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Joaquín Vaquero Palacios and Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, artistic integration at the Aboño Thermal Power Plant (Asturias), 1969-1980. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis Asín
The ICO Museum presents "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." Vaquero´exhibition allows us to discover one of the most outstanding examples of 20th century Spanish industrial heritage.

The exhibition about the work of "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." in five Asturian power plants conceived as total works of art will open the 2018 program on 15 February, curated by Joaquín Vaquero Ibáñez and organized by the ICO Foundation, with the sponsorship of the EDP Foundation .

Joaquín Vaquero Palacios (Oviedo, 1900-Madrid, 1998) architect, painter and sculptor, was a total creator who approached the creative process globally. This exhibition focuses on the project that, fruit of thirty years of collaboration with Hidroeléctrica del Cantábrico (currently part of the EDP Group), materialized in five Asturian power plants conceived as total works of art. 

The exhibition allows to discover the artistic work realized by Vaquero Palacios in the power plants of Salime (1945-1955) -one of the best examples of Spanish industrial architecture ascribed to the Modern Movement-, Miranda (1956-62), Proaza (1964-68) ), Aboño (1969-1980) and Tanes (1980).

In the power stations of Salime (1...read more

Dates
from February 15th to May 6th, 2017.
Schedule.- From Tuesday to Saturday 11 to 20 h.; Sunday and holidays, 10 to 14 h.; Monday closed. Free access
Venue
ICO Museum, C/ Zorrilla, 3, 28014, Madri
d. Spain
Curators
Joaquín Vaquero Ibáñez
Director of the ICO Foundation
Cristina Cabrera
Organized by
ICO Foundation
Sponsored by
EDP Foundation
Joaquín Vaquero Palacios working on the reliefs of the access to the power station of Miranda, h. 1962. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Archive VaqueroJoaquín Vaquero Palacios (1900-1998). "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Archive VaqueroJoaquín Vaquero Palacios and Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, artistic integration at the Aboño Thermal Power Plant (Asturias), 1969-1980. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios and Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, artistic integration in the hydroelectric power station of Salime (Asturias), 1954- 1980. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios, artistic integration in the hydroelectric power station of Miranda (Asturias), 1956- 1962. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios, artistic integration in the hydroelectric power station of Miranda (Asturias), 1956- 1962. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios, Hydroelectric Power Plant of Proaza (Asturias), 1964- 1968. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios, artistic integration in the hydroelectric power station of Proaza (Asturias), 1964- 1968. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios and Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, artistic integration at the Aboño Thermal Power Plant (Asturias), 1969-1980. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios and Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, artistic integration at the Aboño Thermal Power Plant (Asturias), 1969-1980. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios and Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, artistic integration in the Tanes Hydro Power Plant (Asturias), 1980. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis AsínJoaquín Vaquero Palacios, artistic integration in the Tanes Hydro Power Plant (Asturias), 1980. "Joaquín Vaquero Palacios. The beauty of the huge. Asturias, 1954-1980." © Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, VEGAP, Madrid, 2018. © Photography: Luis Asín