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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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March 2017

Picasso. Retratos

17 March - 25 June
Museu Picasso Barcelona, Montcada 15-23, 08003 Barcelona España + Google Map

La National Portrait Gallery de Londres y el Museu Picasso de Barcelona están organizando una importante exposición en la que se explora el lugar que ocupa la caricatura en los retratos de Picasso. La exposición contará con pinturas, esculturas, dibujos y grabados de todos los períodos de la larga carrera del artista. La comisaria es Elizabeth Cowling, catedrática emérita de Historia del Arte en la Universidad de Edimburgo y especialista y comisaria independiente.En los primeros años de su adolescencia y…

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April 2017

Forensic Architecture – Towards an Investigative Aesthetics

28 April - 15 October
MACBA, Plaça dels Àngels, 1 08001 Barcelona  Spain + Google Map

In recent years the little-known research group Forensic Architecture began using novel research methods to undertake a series of investigations into human rights abuses. While providing crucial evidence for international courts and working with a wide range of activist groups, NGOs, Amnesty International and the UN, Forensic Architecture has not only shed new light on human rights violations and state crimes across the globe, it has also given rise to a new form of investigative practice, to which it has…

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World Press Photo 17 – International exhibition of professional photojournalism

29 April - 5 June
CCCB, Montalegre, 5 08001 Barcelona  + Google Map

World Press Photo 17 Barcelona advances its dates and turns the city into one of the first in the world where the photographs of the prestigious photojournalism prize will be shown. The Center for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona will be one of the first venues to present the images and results of the Digital Narrative Contest. +info

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May 2017

Poblenou Open Day 2017

6 May
Varios Poble Nou, 08005 Barcelona España + Google Map

Next May 6 will be one of the most anticipated meetings of the year: a new edition of Open Day! An event where the creative community of Poblenou will open its doors from 12 a.m. to 10 p.m. to offer a wide range of cultural proposals. Art galleries, creative centers, artists studios, audiovisual producers, gastronomic venues, shops and hotels add to this new proposal of Poblenou Urban District offering a program with free activities and special promotions organized just for…

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Loop Festival 2017

18 May - 27 May
Varios en Barcelona, 08001, Barcelona España + Google Map

LOOP is a platform dedicated to the study and promotion of the moving image. Founded in 2003, since its creation it offers a specialised audience a curated selection of video-related contents from challenging perspectives. While teaming up with an international community of artists, curators, gallerists, collectors and institution directors to develop projects which aim at exploring the capacities of video and film in today’s contemporary art discourses, it yearly hosts LOOP Barcelona, a special meeting point that unfolds into three…

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July 2017

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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September 2017

Poesía Brossa

21 September 2017 - 2 February 2018
MACBA, Plaça dels Àngels, 1 08001 Barcelona  Spain + Google Map

MACBA presents a comprehensive survey of the work of this pioneering artist, from his early books to his latest visual investigations, and including his work in the theatre, cinema, music and artistic actions. Joan Brossa (Barcelona, 1919-1998) was first and foremost a poet, but we believe it is necessary to see this in relation to his way of working, his poiesis. This exhibition establishes a dialogue and confronts Brossa’s work with the poetry of artists such as Marcel Marien, Nicanor…

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December 2017

Adolf Loos – Private Spaces

14 December 2017 - 28 February 2018
Museu del Disseny, Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38 08018 Barcelona España + Google Map

The exhibition Adolf Loos. Private Spaces presents, for the first time in Spain, a vast display of the work of this outstanding figure in Viennese architecture, a pioneer in the debate between spaces in public and private life. The show highlights the aesthetic revolution led byLoos (1870-1933) when, in the Austrian capital at the turn of the twentieth century, he rebelled against the Viennese Secession, proposing economy in architectural construction and design, reviving the classical column and facing and the…

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February 2018

William Morris and the Arts & Crafts in Great Britain

22 February 2018 - 20 May 2018
MNAC, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

The  Arts and Crafts movement, linked to design and decorative arts, was born in Great Britain around 1880 and it was developed until the First World War.  It spread rapidly throughout America and Europe until reaching Japan.  Its maximum ideologist was the artist and writer William Morris (1834-1896) and took its name from the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, founded in London in 1887. +info

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July 2018

Gala Dalí

7 July 2018 - 14 October 2018
MNAC, Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona España + Google Map

The exhibition will explore this enigmatic and intuitive lady, who related with many artists and intellectuals.  Known worldwide for being the wife of Salvador Dalí, his muse and the protagonist of some of his paintings, we will attend the transformation of Gala into a fully-fledged artist, given that the couple began an artistic cooperation, that would signify the shared authorship of some works. +info

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