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Fundació Joan Miró
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The art galleries in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city where art is present nearly everywhere. You will get the chance to enjoy it with the modernist buildings from the late XIX century, or at the Gothic district. The “new Barcelona” that evolved after the Olumpic Games has also made its original contributions with the new architecture.  Gaudi´s name carry the most important landmarks to the city. And Gaudi is joined by Picasso, Miro and many other artists present at the art galleries in Barcelona.  In case you are a culture-seeker and are planning your trip to Spain we also recommend you to have a look at the amazing art museums in Madrid

Museu Picasso

PIcasso Museum in Barcelona

Located in Montcada Street, the Picasso museum in Barcelona is an indispensable museum of Barcelona. However, this street is also very famous because of the large medieval palaces which were built here between 13th and 15th Century and remodelled in 18th Century. In fact, the Picasso Museum is placed in five different palaces on this historic street of the city: Aguilar Palace, Baró de Castellet Palace, Meca Palace, Casa Mauri and Finestres Palace. All of the palaces are gothic and have a central courtyard giving you a good excuse to visit this museum. The permanent exhibition is composed by

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona- Barcelona

The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art is located in El Raval neighbourhood. Apart from its incredible exhibition, focused on the second half of 20th Century painting, the white building where the museum is placed is absolutely huge and extraordinary. It was designed by Richard Meier, an American abstract architect who has won different architecture awards. The Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona contains works by Catalan, Spanish and international artists. The exhibition has more than 5.000 pieces of contemporary art, highlighting works of European pop, the vanguards of the 50s & 60s and minimalist sculpture of the 80s. This museum,

Fundació Joan Miró

Fundació Joan Miró- Barcelona

Since 1973, the very modern building situated in the upper part of the Montjuïc Park has housed the Fundació Joan Miró. This museum is one of the most three visited of Barcelona and contains several pieces of Miró’s work, from paintings, sculptures and drawings to ceramics and textiles. However, you can also contemplate works of other artists as it is a very special exhibition of over than 14.000 pieces. Average customer review Score for Fundació Joan Miró 9,1 More interesting things about Fundació Joan Miró Barcelona CITY GUIDE  ATTRACTIONS IN Barcelona   Other art-galleries in Barcelona

Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya

Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya- Barcelona

The National Art Museum of Catalonia is located in the Palau Nacional (National Palace) on the Montjuïc hill. This construction was built between 1926 and 1929 for the International Exposition (1929) and boasts a size of 32.000 m². It was designed in neo-renaissance and classic style by Eugenio Cendoya and Enric Catà. Once the International Exposition finished, the Palau Nacional made into the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC). The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is maybe the most important art-gallery in Barcelona because its exhibition covers the period from Romanesque to present Catalan art. For example, the museum

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