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JUNE 2017

PICASSO RETRATOS

fins 25-6-2017

Museo Picasso.Montcada 15-23

 

The human figure was Pablo Picasso’s prime subject and portraiture always occupied an important place in his art. He hardly ever worked to commission and virtually all his portraits and caricatures depicted people in his intimate circle at the time.

WORLS PRESS PHOTO 17

 29-4  fins 5-6  2017

CCCB  Montalegre 5, Raval


World Press Photo is considered the most important photojournalism exhibition in the world, both for the quality of the photographs and the debate it generates on the issues it addresses. The exhibition is the result of an international competition organized annually by the foundation of the same name and aimed at fostering a better understanding of the world through high-quality press photography.

The views of writer and critic JOAQUIN MOLA on the CATALAN AVANT-GARDE

fins 27-8-2017

Palau Robert. Paseo de Gracia 107

Palau Robert is devoting the exhibition 'Enemic de gàbies' (Enemy of Cages) to the Catalan avant-garde in the artistic and literary movements of the 20th century, based on the archive material of professor, historian, critic and advocate of publishing activities, Joaquim Molas.

 

CAIXAFORUM

 

Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8

CaixaForum has become one of the most dynamic, active and vibrant cultural facilities in the city. Come and enjoy its extensive programming for all kinds of audiences.

 

TORNE ESQUIUS. Poetics of the Everyday

Fins 9-7-2017

 Museo Nacional de Arte de Cataluña. Monjuit.

Settled in Paris from 1905 onwards, although he would often return to Barcelona to regularly exhibit there, his work, of apparent simplicity, responded to a certain primitivism which was somewhat naive and with a strong French influence. His painting, highly singular, maintained pictorial and atmospheric values which provided the whole production with a sense of unity.   

ARCHIVO FOTOGRAFICO DE BARCELONA

Convento de San Agustin, El Born

 

The Arxiu Fotogràfic de Barcelona (Photographic Archive of Barcelona), created in 1931 and located on the second floor of the old Convent of Saint Augustine, conserves over two million photographs from the early days of photography to the present day, mostly featuring the city of Barcelona.

Professional and amateur photographers, publishing houses, Barcelona celebrities, institutions, families, anonymous citizens and even the City Council have contributed to this archive over the years. It has a reference room, workrooms, laboratories, seven repositories for the safekeeping of photographs and a new exhibition room, designed for the periodic showing of photos from amongst its holdings.

 

DUANE MICHALS

Fundación MAPFRE Casa Garriga i Nogués Exhibition Hall

Fins 10-9-2017     Diputacio 250

The itinerary of the exhibition is distributed in successive stages, that show the different, gradually invented ways of expression of the photographer, along with the varying series made on specific subjects over time. Duane Michals is now 84 and is still creating, taking photographs and inventing techniques that respond to the need to express himself.

 

 

BLUE PROJECT FUNDATION

Princesa 57, El Born

Blueproject Foundation is a contemporary art foundation located in the Born district of Barcelona.

This is a non-profit, private initiative. The space consists of two exhibition rooms that host expository projects by celebrated, as well as emerging contemporary artists.

This art space based in Barcelona is open to all types of contemporary artistic practices, supporting both local and international projects.

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LIVE MUSIC & NIGHT LIFE

Barcelona's jazz venues

Barcelona has become the capital of jazz, thanks to its friends at the International Jazz Festival and many venues who have supported the genre. Discover the universe of jazz in the city with this selection of the top places to see and hear it live in all its splendour.

 

Barcelona's Nights clubs & Cocktails Bars

Clubbing Barcelona is an experience that must be experience,night life all year-long is a MUST to get to know the spanish party nights.

The most popular Night Clubs & Musica Festivals 4 Clubbing Barcelona are on this link, check it out and pick up the one it suits you

 

The ultimate guide to Partying @ OFF WEEK 2017 on a budget

 

 Yeah folks, sun is rising in the early morning, people are constantly smiling, they are in the mood for partying. You know what that means? Summer is back in Barcelona. This year again, Barcelona is welcoming in June the Off Week. A festival that has become the place to be for techno lovers. One week of insanity and pure madness. If you are one of those lazy bastards that usually wait for the last moment to find the best parties, you’re forgiven because our team built up an ultimate guide to lead you to the best parties of Off Week 2017 with a low budget.

SONAR 2017

Cultural activities of the highest order will take place throughout the city for the entire week of Sónar.



Between Monday 12 and Sunday June 18, Barcelona will become an unparalleled stage for international contemporary culture. A wide range of activities and artistic formats will take place throughout city’s different cultural spaces, for an authentic Sónar Week, in all its forms as festival, congress and exhibitions.