Category Archives: Exhibitions in Barcelona

Babies at CCCB

ShareCCCB is Barcelona’s main contemporary art gallery. Under usual circumstances, you might think that there would not be much here for small children, and you’d probably be right. Enter stage ‘Babies at CCCB’ offering dance, music, puppets and art aimed … Continue reading

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Ropes and Knots

ShareA novel attraction in Barcelona, Ropes and Knots is the brainchild of José Antonio Portillo, an art installation aimed at children from age 6 to 12. It consists of a circular wooden space containing shelves jostling with fragments of everyday … Continue reading

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Xavier Gosé at the MNAC

ShareAs part of a series by the MNAC dedicated to highlighting the work of the region’s most revered artists, an exciting new exhibition in Barcelona showcases the work of Xavier Gosé (1876-1915). One of the most influential Catalan artists of … Continue reading

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Drawing Barcelona

ShareArt Nouveau, city streets, people, tourists and taxis, lots of taxis. These are some of the popular subjects drawn by illustrators participating in the ‘Barcelona Illustrated’ exhibition, running until the 16th of January in Gràcia at the fashion gallery Las … Continue reading

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Distinction. A century of fashion photography

ShareThis fascinating new exhibition at the Museu del Disseny features photographs from the museum’s fashion photography collection, which comprises over 460 images. Though the world of fashion and marketing has changed considerably in the past two decades thanks to the … Continue reading

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Cara a Cara

ShareCara a Cara (Face to Face) is a thought-provoking new exhibition at the Fundació Foto Colectania showcasing over 100 works by Spanish and Portuguese photographers, with works dating from the early 1950s right through to the present day. The exhibition … Continue reading

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48H Open House Barcelona 2015

Share48H Open House Barcelona offers a rare chance to see inside some of the city’s most inspiring buildings that otherwise remain closed to the general public. The Open House initiative was begun in London in 1992, and was brought to … Continue reading

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Hidden Art Nouveau treasures in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is synonymous with art nouveau and Gaudi. The Sagrada Familia is no less than Spain’s most visited monument, which along with the Casa Battlo and the Pedrera make up Barcelona’s holy trinity of Gaudi art nouveau monuments. These are … Continue reading

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Barcelona Gallery Weekend

ShareBarcelona Gallery Weekend is an exciting new event for art lovers and a great introduction to the Barcelona art world. This weekend some 40 venues across the city, including 21 art galleries and several museums, will showcase work from an … Continue reading

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Picasso and the Reventós

ShareA new exhibition celebrating Picasso’s close friendship with the local Reventós family gives some fascinating insights into Picasso’s personal life and his persona. The Reventós family were a bourgeois Catalan family from Barcelona, the same city where Picasso grew up. … Continue reading

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