Perched on the side of Montjuïc, the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) contains 1,000 years of artistic treasure under one roof. It offers a rich tapestry of art forms and eras to satisfy the keenest art lover.
Following the death of Antoni Tàpies in February 2012 Barcelona went into mourning for one of its greatest artists. We look at the reasons behind the popularity of this ground-breaking painter at a retrospective exhibition of his work in his hometown.
A must-see on Barcelona's Modernista trail, Gaudí's Casa Batlló inspires many an ooh and ah from appreciative visitors on the glamorous Passeig de Gràcia. Find out what lies in store on a tour behind its famous façade.
World Press Photo exhibition 2011 comes to Barcelona on 23rd November and is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world’s most breathtaking photography by some of the most creative photojournalists under one roof. Did we mention it’s free? This article provides an insight into and reasons behind the organisation.
The bohemian side of Barcelona continues to be an attraction for visitors to the city. This spirit influenced great artists, including Pablo Picasso, and there are still numerous cafes and restaurants in the city that retain this atmosphere. Our guide will reveal some of the best.
Salvador Dali spent an important period of his formative years in the city of Barcelona; however, his links with the Catalan capital are not particularly well known. In our article we explore the influence of Barcelona on his artistic development and look at some interesting facts about this self-proclaimed genius.
Perfect for art enthusiasts and amateurs alike, the Fundació Joan Miró is an extraordinary art gallery containing the most extensive collection of work by the world-famous artist. This is all set in a carefully designed building, in the scenic hills of Montjuïc, overlooking Barcelona.
The city of Barcelona was influenced by a great many artists, including the famous artworks of Joan Miró, one of the Spanish masters of surrealism. In fact, thousands of people walk over one of Miro's works in Barcelona every day without even realising it. Read on to find out more about this great artist.
Juanma García Escobar is an illustrator and winner of the prestigious ‘La Rosa de la Vanguardia’ competition for this year. In our interview, we get a little closer and find out more about this passionate artist and illustrator of Barcelona. He also revelas why he thinks this is the perfect city for creative people.
These exciting tours focus on Barcelona’s most revered architect and highlight the work of Antonio Gaudi, including works ranging from La Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell. Juliá Travel can help you see the most important aspects of Barcelona in just a few hours from the comfort of an Air-conditioned bus on JULIA TRAVEL-ART TOUR.
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