Jordi Pintó: between utopia and reality

20 Feb 2023
Jordi Pintó: between utopia and reality Jordi Pintó's utopian geometries come to Setdart with one of his characteristic urban views. Habitual for decades of the national art scene, the painter born...
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Egypt: The art of the unknown.

20 Jan 2023
On January 24 Setdart will be bidding on a large selection of archaeological pieces. Vestiges of numerous cultures are brought together in this auction, testifying to the cultural richness and artisti...
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Francis Bacon’s Last Tango

13 Jan 2023
One of many nights when Francis Bacon, already a revered figure, was going to the Colony club in Soho, he was approached by a young man whose shabby appearance was clearly out of keeping with the sele...
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Ruins in the baroque

18 Nov 2022
During the Baroque period in Spain the works of Juan de La Corte and other architectural painters encouraged the development of architecture itself, many of the court painters would receive commission...
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Welcome Mr. Berlanga!

11 Nov 2022
Walter Benjamin said that the figure of the born collector, along with that of the curious child and the urban flâneur share the same inquiring spirit. The German author was referring to those souls w...
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Roman urns. Art to honor ancestors

5 Nov 2022
Roman funeral rites were part of one of their identity signs and defining features of their most ancient values and traditions (including those of the conquered peoples). The artistic expression on th...
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Use of jade in jewelry.

28 Oct 2022
The etymology of the term jade dates back to the Spanish conquest of South and Central America. It means flank stone, referring to a stone that the Spanish conquistadors brought from America, and to w...
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