The “Fear and Pleasure. Vampire Movies” programme, at CaixaForum Barcelona, shows how this Gothic, aristocratic figure has conquered our screens.
The ”la Caixa” Foundation offers an online dramatized concert through the biography of the Ludwig van Beethoven on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of his birth.
Once again this year I ask the same photographer friend a favour: to accompany me to the World Press Photo (WPPh) exhibition. But this time I notice him tad less apathetic.
An exhibition about the evolution of the concept of laziness closes the CaixaForum season dedicated to young curators.
The exhibition “Emergency! Design against COVID-19” shows the collective effort of the design world in fighting the current viral pandemic.
The contemporary art of the Suñol Foundation meets the permanent collections of the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC) in a risky experiment entitled “Intrusive Dialogues”.
Six years after it first opened its doors, the Design Museum of Barcelona has incorporated Modernisme in it journey of exhibitions.
The exhibition “Vampires. The evolving myth” (CaixaForum Barcelona) pays homage to the nineteenth century version of the myth to seduce you, make your blood boil and leave you coming out with a crick in your neck.
CaixaForum Barcelona offers an exhibition on Greco-Roman art and mythology with works from the Prado Museum.
The Fabra & Coats Arts Centre kicks off the season with two exhibitions with a political slant.
The exhibition “Objects of Desire. Surrealism and Design, 1924-2020”, at CaixaForum Barcelona, tells us how the design of objects has borrowed influences, ideas, delusions and obsessions from surrealism.
As part of the events for the centenary year of his death, the Museum of Art of Girona presents Modest Urgell (Barcelona, 1839-1919), with all his complexity and contradictions.
The exhibition “Camera and City. Urban Life in Photography and Film” at the CaixaForum Barcelona brings together 244 pieces by 80 photographers and filmmakers, made between 1910 and 2010. Together they form a kind of visual essay or reflection through still and moving images.
Pasear por la última exposición de Eudald de Juana en el Museu de l’Empordà (Figueres) es como transitar un sueño; da la sensación de que sus esculturas nos observan y que, de repente, sean capaces de desvanecerse.
The Museum of La Garrotxa, in Olot, has organized an exposition in which the neighbors choose the pieces to exhibit.
The Museum of Lleida has undertaken a makeover of its Renaissance and Baroque halls. This has offered the chance to do justice to and get a better understanding of the Catalan Baroque which has so far been the subject of little public knowledge.
The Barcelona Design Museum shows a large retrospective centred on the designer, theorist and activist Victor Papanek (1923-1998).
The Museu d’Art de Sabadell devotes a revealing exhibition to the figure of Llorenç Balsach Grau (1922-1993), industrialist, painter, patron and collector.
A exhibition at the Apel·les Fenosa Foundation in El Vendrell recuperates the memory of the Mirador gallery in Paris – a space for Catalan culture in exile in post-war Paris.
The exhibition Freefall at the CaixaForum Barcelona explores the situation of uncertainty, concern and sometimes even panic which many people are suffering during these times of structural crisis.
Joaquim Capdevila has reinvented jewels as a means of artistic expression. The Design Museum of Barcelona is showing a retrospective.
The art of Bill Viola (Nova York, 1951) has got a hypnotic quality so intense that it fascinates and annoys in equal measure: the same is true for the mystical and spiritual substrata of his work.
CaixaForum Barcelona tells us the story of modern Europe through eight operas. This is a high fidelity exhibition that has to be visited using the audio guide.
The exhibition “Realism(s) in Catalonia 1917-1936” explores how some artists opted for a renovation of their artistic language without renouncing figuration.