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JULY AUGOST 2017

OTHER ARTISTS IN THE 1970 PICASSO DONATION

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Museo Picasso.Montcada 15-23

 

In February 1970 Picasso donated a number of works to the city of Barcelona in memory of his friend Jaume Sabartés. These works were all pieces he had left with his family when he moved to Paris and which had been in the care of his mother Maria, his sister Lola and her children at their homes at 3 Carrer de la Mercè, 7 Passeig de Colom, and 48 Passeig de Gràcia. The donation comprised 236 oil paintings, 1,149 drawings, 17 albums of drawings, 2 prints, 4 books of text with marginal drawings and 47 works by other artists.

 

BJÖRK DIGITAL

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CCCB  Montalegre 5, Raval


Björk Digital" is an immersive virtual reality exhibition that presents the digital and video works produced by the collaboration of the iconic Icelandic artist and some of the world’s best programmers and visual artists.The show arrives at the CCCB after visiting Tokyo, Sydney, Montreal, Reykjavik, London and Los Angeles and is the only chance to visit the exhibition in Spain.

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

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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.

 

MUSEO NACIONAL DE ARTE DE CATALUÑA

Montjüit

The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is located in the Palau Nacional of Montjuïc, constructed for the International Exposition of 1929. In 1934 it opened its doors as the Museu d'Art de Catalunya, bringing together the medieval collection.  Subsequently, in 1995, then as the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, the new rooms of Romanesque art were inaugurated, and in a successive way the public presentation of the collection was extended, a process that ended in 2004 with the integration of modern art.

 

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

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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.

 

 

DAVID BOWIE IS

Museu del Disseny de Barcelona
Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38

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The show, produced by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, has already been seen by a 1.5 million visitors during its world tour to cities including Berlin, Paris and Chicago. One of the most successful exhibitions in the long-standing history of the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) finally comes to Barcelona

 

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

DGTL Barcelona is the Spanish edition of the Dutch techno festival. Held on the coast at the city's sun-kissed Parc del Fòrum, the festival invites the best names in popular and underground techno to its stages.

Recent years have seen the likes of Jamie Jones, Ben Klock, Nina Kraviz and Marcel Dettmann take to the decks amongst interactive installations of visual art and surreal site design.

Intent on keeping that vintage warehouse feel, DGTL's gritty, urban sound and setting sit in delicate contrast to Barcelona's chill, summer vibe, making it the ideal festival for techno fans still after a touch of summer holiday.

 
 

 INTERNATIONAL GAY& LESBIAN MUSIC CIRCUIT FESTIVAL

Circuit Festival is organised by nightlife promoter from Barcelona Matinée Group. Born more than twenty years ago, this company has achieved an international recognition and produces events such as Circuit Festival, La Leche! Festival, Matinée Easter Weekend, Girlie Circuit Festival and Matinée Summer Festival, as well as the Matinée World Tour, present in over 50 countries worldwide. The company also has a radio show, a record label and a streetwear brand.

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

 

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