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Barcelona art galleries

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 ths article with best art galleries in Spain and also  the amazing art museums in Madrid

Museu Picasso

Picasso Museum in Barcelona – Visitor´s guide

 The Picasso museum in Barcelona is an indispensable art museum in Barcelona. The street where the Picasso museum is located is also very famous because of the large medieval palaces which were built here between the 13th and 15th Centuries in Barcelona and remodeled in the 18th Century. The street is in itself a tourist attraction and the museum, located inside 5 gothic palaces, boasts an impressive collection from Pablo Picasso within a fantastic piece of architecture in which a central courtyard provides by itself a good excuse to visit this museum.  Average customer review Score for Museu Picasso

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Barcelona

MACBA (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Barcelona) – Excellent modern art museum in the heart of Barcelona

MACBA (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Barcelona) – Review The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art is located in El Raval neighborhood. 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

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 the works of other artists as it is a very special exhibition of over 14.000 pieces. Average customer review Score for Fundació Joan Miró 9,1 What is the Fundación Joan Miró? The Joan Miró Foundation1 is a cultural institution in the city of Barcelona that houses

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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