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The arrival of the MAPFRE Foundation in Barcelona has enriched the cultural offer of the city significantly. The foundation regularly presents spectacular exhibitions of classical art, benefiting from its collaboration with the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, or exposing big names of contemporary photography. In short it is a museum that you can not be skipped.

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January 2017

Peter Hujar: Speed of Life

27 January - 29 April
Fundación Mapfre, Diputació, 250, 08007 Barcelona España + Google Map

Peter Hujar started his career in the world of commercial photography in the 1950s. Nevertheless, he soon decided to abandon this path, distancing himself from the commercial circuit to concentrate on artistic photography. Closely linked to the counter-cultural movements of the time, he captured fragments of the reality of New York in the 1970s and depicted the underground sociocultural scene, shooting renowned artists such as Andy Warhol, Susan Sontag and William S. Burroughs as well as other anonymous downtown characters.…

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