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.
The Picasso Museum is one of Barcelona’s most visited tourist attractions. What were the links between the artist and the Catalan capital? What can you see here? Here you will find all the information...
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.
Last year over 80,000 people enjoyed this festival and it is increasingly seen as the highlight of Barcelona’s crammed cultural agenda. Stylish, fun and effortlessly modern, Sónar is now seen as one of the best festivals of its kind.
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.
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