Piluca Baquero, coordinator of the Val del Omar Archive and Cristina Cámara, Head of the Department of Film and Video in the Collections Department and curator of the exhibition, discuss the review of the work of filmmaker José Val del Omar (Granada, 1904 - Madrid, 1982) in recent years, has coexisted alongside the Museo Reina Sofía from the very beginning, from the time it opened as an Art Centre in 1986, although it wasn’t until November 2009 that they were seen for the first time within the context of the Museo’s collection. The screening of Triptych elemental de España (Elementary Triptych of Spain) reflected a declaration of intent regarding the recovery of his work that after the restoration and digitization of the vast majority of the film work produced by the artist, has joined the Museum collection by deposit.

Val del Omar

September, 2015
Video The Collection