adela-laborda-2016ACAF/ART: Collaborative Researcher
Specialist Technician,
Office of Drawings and Engravings,
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

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A graduate in Philosophy and Letters (Art section, 1984) and a Master in Advanced Studies in Art History (2013) from the Universitat de Barcelona, in 1985 she began her collaboration in what is now the National Museum of Art of Catalonia (“MNAC”). From 1991, she has worked as a documentarian and a technical supervisor of art texts. Currently, she dedicates herself to the research and dissemination of heritage on paper conserved by the Office of Drawings and Engravings at the MNAC.

She has participated in developing exposition catalogues organized by the National Museum of Art of Catalonia such as L’època dels genis. Renaixement, Barroc (Gerona,1988), Col·lecció Cambó (Madrid-Barcelona, 1990), Prefiguració del Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (Barcelona, 1992), Caravaggio i la pintura realista europea (Barcelona, 2005), and La aventura modernista en las colecciones del Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (Ciudad Real-Sevilla-Cartagena-Zaragoza-La Coruña, 2009). In the realm of the study of graphic Works, she has collaborated in the expositions La col·lecció Raimon Casellas. Dibuixos i gravats del Barroc al Modernisme del Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (Barcelona-Madrid, 1992), Clarà. Dibuixos (Barcelona, 1997), El cartell modern a les col·leccions del Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (Barcelona, 2007), Torres-García a les seves cruïlles (Barcelona, 2011), and La batalla de Tetuan de Fortuny (Barcelona, 2013).

Outside of the MNAC, she has worked on the catalogues of the expositions curated by Professor Joan Sureda Arte y cultura en torno a 1492 (Sevilla, 1992) and Goya e Italia (Zaragoza, 2008). Additionally, she has worked on the following publications directed by Professor Sureda: Historia del arte español (10 vols., Barcelona, 1995-1997), Torres García. Pasión clásica (Madrid, 1998), Summa Pictorica. Historia universal de la pintura (10 vols., Barcelona, 1998-2000), El palau del Parlament (Barcelona, 2005), L’art gòtic a Catalunya. Pintura III. Darreres manifestacions (Barcelona, 2006), Ars Magna. Historia del arte universal (10 vols., Barcelona, 2006-2012), and Artes y civilizaciones (2 vols., Barcelona, 2006-2008).