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Talking with Ernesto Neto: Um dia todos fomos peixes

BY DIANE DINUZZO  / Understanding and connecting with a piece of art that is not necessarily a figurative object might be difficult sometimes for those who are not part of the art world. The cold structure of an installation quite often can leave the common viewer with distant, skeptical feelings about a work. Fortunately, that is …

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On Video: Sergio Mora

Nowadays, Barcelona is teeming with young creative talents. Probably one of the most original among the many is artist and illustrator Sergio Mora (@sergio.mora.art). Novel, bright, playful and a little cryptic, his work will no doubt stick firmly in the back of your mind from first glance. In addition to completing wonderfully illustrated children’s books and collaborating with …

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Santi Moix Shows His Roots

When we talk about Modernisme, Gaudí’s name is usually the only name that pops into people’s minds. However, his teacher, renown Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner (1850-1923), had already started writing the history of the style with landmarks such as the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau and the stunning Palau de la Música Catalana. Inside the …

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Casa Vicens, Where Everything Began

When it comes to architecture, there are some names sculpted right into our collective memory. Antoni Gaudí was a Catalan architect who probably most changed the trajectory of his field with his singular perspective. In the Gràcia neighbourhood of northern Barcelona, one of his early masterpieces has come back to life thanks to a massive restoration project. Gaudí planned …

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Artigau: 50 Years of Painting

It is always a privilege to view a gathering of artworks created by the same hand that hail from different eras, because through them you can admire how much an artist has grown and changed. Sometimes, you see a marked improvement in style, how sensibilities and awareness got sharper. Such is the case of Catalan …

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Weegee by Weegee

Weegee by Weegee is the latest show to go on display inside Barcelona’s newly renovated Fundación Foto Colectania building, now located in the outstanding Born neighborhood. Thanks to generous contributions from the Swiss collectors Michele Ory and Michel Auer, the work of a curious Ukraine-born, New York-raised photojournalist called Weegee — really named Arthur Usher …

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Björk Digital

Björk Digital opened at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) during the same week the Icelandic artist participated at Sónar 2017 with an exclusive four-hour DJ set, prempted by a conversation with Brandon Stosuy of Pitchfork. Every year Sonar organises a large, articulate series of talks and conferences framed as Sónar+D, where art …

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Brian Eno: Lightforms/Soundforms

Lightforms/Soundforms, an enlightening (quite literally) show on view until 1 October at Arts Santa Mónica in Barcelona devles into the current state of affairs of visual artist and musician Brian Eno. Brian Eno who claims with verve to love this city, where he recently delivered inspiring talks at Sonar 2016 and the CCCB Center, and attended a …

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David Bowie Is…

An immersive and exciting experience. It’s one way you could summarise, in a few insufficient words, the show David Bowie Is. Co-produced by the Victoria and Albert Museum and curated by Victoria Broackes and Geoffrey Marsh (who have been culling materials from his outstanding archive in NYC), the exhibition has landed in Barcelona at the Museu …