The corps de ballet, Cercle del Liceu, Barcelona (1901-1902). Ramon Casas i Carbó (Spanish, 1866-1932).
In the 1890s, artists began to identify Catalan as a new artistic center. Those living in this region sought to revitalize their arts and ideas and prove that they were just as vital as the other European cultures. From this intellectual revolution came Catalan’s singular interpretation of France’s art nouveau movement, Modernisme, which showcased the art of Casas.