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CaixaForum is the reference art center, which regularly brings great exhibitions to Barcelona. Whether they’re classical art, photography, contemporary art or architecture, exhibitions at the CaixaForum usually are the most popular and most visited in the city. Its outstanding collection contains works by the most prominent international artists. The center also offers a rich program of lectures, concerts, workshops and screenings that complete their cultural activity.

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Regala arte con denominación de origen Barcelona.Give art made by local artists from Barcelona.

Artssspot pop-up store 10/12/2017 - 10/01/2018

June 2016
€4

Alt-architecture. Comisart

29 June 2016 - 25 September 2016
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

"Alt-architecture" promotes an approach to art projects that question the practices and objects of hegemonic architecture, either through criticism and reflection or generating new alternatives and perspectives, often related to collaborative practices and policies resistance. The exhibition is presented as a portfolio of proposals for the common pursuit of constructive ideas proposing a dialogue between two singular artistic behaviors: Rethinking architecture from its representation (the model, scale reproduction or abstraction of their minimum elements) and from the direct action on…

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July 2016
€4

Philippe Halsman Surprise me!

15 July 2016 - 6 November 2016
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

Selection of over 300 photographs of Philippe Halsman, considered one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century, renowned for its 101 LIFE magazine covers, as well as its extensive collaboration with Salvador Dali. The exhibition draws on the most valued pieces of familiar artistic background and presents a complete retrospective of his work that includes for the first time its initial stage in Paris. The exhibition is divided into four sections, where a wide variety of subjects such…

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€4

Ming. The golden rule

15 July 2016 - 2 October 2016
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

China dominated the Ming Dynasty for 276 years. Between 1368 and 1644, sixteen emperors of the Zhu family ruled a population that increased to about 175 million. During the dynastic period, China achieved great prosperity and became famous in Europe as a supplier of luxury items and as a place full of mystery. The combination of wealth and external influences generated within society Ming China tensions that transformed forever. In Chinese, Da Ming means 'great light'. In addition, the reign…

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September 2016

Land of dreams

20 September 2016 - 8 January 2017
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

Through large-format photographs taken by the photographer Cristina García Rodero, the exhibition aims to give voice to women in communities of Anantapur, India, and highlight its power to transform the communities where they live. Exhibition held in collaboration with the Vicente Ferrer Foundation. Cristina Garcia Rodero: Born in Puertollano, Ciudad Real, 1949, graduated in Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid. It was the first Spanish who has entered to work in the prestigious Magnum photojournalism agency. Among his…

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October 2016
€4

Balm and escape. Artistic creation in the penal institution.

26 October 2016 - 15 January 2017
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

How does the individual against the imposition of rules, loneliness and the desire for freedom react? The answers to these tessituras are often a form of ideal expression in the creative act. "Balsam and Fugue" is an exhibition that tells of the vital dilemmas it faces the subject to enter an institutional environment and the role that plays in creating these situations. To this end, dialogue puts pieces of renowned artists from the Collection "la Caixa" with works by prison…

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November 2016
€4

The Thyssen as you’ve never seen it

4 November 2016 - 5 February 2017
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

For the first time since the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection was acquired by the Spanish State in 1993, a large set of masterpieces from the Thyssen Museum will be exhibited outside Madrid. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Museum, held in 2017, Caixaforum Barcelona reaches this selection of 62 masterpieces, including 8 paintings usually installed in the tank Thyssen in the MNAC. The purpose of this exhibition is to offer in Barcelona Thyssen that has never…

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December 2016
€4

Art and cinema. 120 years of exchange

16 December 2016 - 26 March 2017
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

The exhibition "Art and Film. 120 years of exchanges" speaks mainly on debt cinema with other arts and, conversely, what cinema has meant as an inspiration for all of them. This double movement articulates precisely the speech of this sample, from a selection of works from the collections of the Cinémathèque française, characterized by exceptional diversity, which will guide and choose the themes and works. Another objective of the exhibition is to show the innovative role of film to the…

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February 2017
€4

Ventanas al mundo

1 February - 3 September
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

This CaixaForum space brings the visitor closer to the reality of African, Asian and Latin American countries through a series of short films starring people living in adverse circumstances and who, despite this, struggle to move forward. New schedules every month. Look out for windows to the world! See the schedule of each center (section: Schedules and locations) +info

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€4

Nicolás Paris

10 February - 7 May
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

The art and its greater expression, the life (or at least so it preferred to think) is communication that time becomes a collective idea. Nicolás Paris focuses his work on the relation of the spectator to the art and on the desire to share the creative act. His work involves participation and experimentation, mediation and exchange of ideas. The piece that is incorporated into the collection, titled Dialogue, Rumor, Light, Hours or (prototype for teaching material), is the starting point…

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March 2017
€4

The pillars of Europe. The Middle Ages at the British Museum

10 March - 18 June
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

Although historians use the terms medieval and Middle Ages with a certain degree of flexibility, they generally designate the period of European history between 400 and 1500 AD. C. approximately. It was a time of great social imbalances, as they emphasize the cultural elements that have survived until today. For the monarchy, the nobility and the high clergy, it was an era of wealth and power, creativity and learning, as well as opulent lifestyles. The majority of the population, on…

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April 2017
€4

20º FotoPres “la Caixa”

28 April - 30 July
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

The popularization of digital photography and its diffusion through new technologies has added a new element to a still open debate: that of the status of the image as a document of reality. The new documentary image "rehearses new records, motives and formats to deepen social aspects that are obscured by the huge amount of images that are produced and consumed daily. Along with the photographic series, other tools such as videos, cartographies, diagrams or web pages integrate some of…

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May 2017
€4

Tony Oursler – L-7, L-5 / Imponderable

27 May - 3 September
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

This exhibition brings together two works produced 32 years apart from Tony Oursler, one of the pioneers of video art. Both works have in common the experimentation of illusionistic effects with the image and the exploration of supernatural beliefs. Tony Oursler is an artist who has always been interested in the subcultures and the marginal voices of American society that murmur under the dominating noise of the media. He is also a tireless researcher of the technologies of the image…

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July 2017
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Dream or reality. The world of Giorgio de Chirico

19 July - 22 October
CaixaForum, Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

This exhibition, organized with the collaboration of Fondazione Giorgio and Isa de Chirico, reveals the creative phases of Giorgio de Chirico with the evolution of its manifestations, from the personal transformation of classical art into its piazzas, the mythological world or the figure of the Gladiator in the recitation of death, to portraits and interior landscapes, along with the role of nature. It is structured around six thematic sections based on the main phases of the work of the great…

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