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As I always say about a gallery especially this type of gallery you either love it or hate it. On this occasion I was 50 50 but the gallery itself is splendid - a great display area and superbly well done with exceptional staff. Friendliness...More
I find that any art exhibit is going to be a bit of a gamble. But for €3, it is not much of gamble, even if you lose. For me, the Renoir Among Women was not quite a loss, there were a handful of pieces...More
We only knew about this fantastic exhibition thanks to a poster hanging from a lamppost - over 70 paintings, the vast majority by Renoir from Paris (but also some Catalan artists, and also ones by Van Gogh, Picasso and sculptures by Degas, Maillol etc). The...More
A very nice place where we got the chance to see the BRUCE DAVIDSON photography exhibition. The photographies by Bruce Davidson were very impressive and we stayed for quiet some time at the Fundacion MAPFRE. There were lockers, where we left our handbags and backpacks.
The place was the former house of Garriga i Nogués. It is an example of the Modernism in Catalonia, very well preserved. The exhibition is very nice, showing a large period of the photographer Bruce Davidson. The photos regarding the Civil Rights movement are very...More
The new exhibit of photographs by American Bruce Davidson is a well organized but haunting experience. His photographs of some of the more down-trodden places in American and other places in the world over the last 40 years make you realize how little progress has...More
Planned to visit Fundación Francisco Godia, but it had closed down. However, the gallery has recently been taken over by Fundación MAPFRE, who were showing a (free) exhibition of some works by Van Gogh, Matisse, Seurat, Gauguin, Cézanne, Monet, Derain and Renoir from the Musée...More
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.