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Art Lovers Guide to Barcelona – Parks & Gardens

2022-01-31T16:44:22+00:00January 27th, 2022|Art Blog, Articles|

This is my insider's guide to the best parks, gardens and walks in Barcelona! Read about where to go and what to expect. I share my personal experiences, tips and valuable local background knowledge given to me by my dear Catalan friends. My list contains parks that I've either been to or I would like [...]

Art Lovers Guide to Barcelona – Churches

2022-01-31T16:45:18+00:00January 25th, 2022|Art Blog, Articles|

This is my insider's guide to the best churches in Barcelona! Churches are a goldmine of artistry - the Catholics commissioned the best artists of the time to create pieces that inspire feelings of awe in the congregation. Read about my personal experiences, tips and valuable local knowledge given to me by my dear Catalan [...]

Art Lovers Guide to Barcelona – Museums & Galleries

2022-02-26T13:54:13+00:00January 25th, 2022|Art Blog, Articles|

This is my insider's guide to the best museums and major art galleries in Barcelona! Read about my personal experience, with tips and valuable local knowledge given to me by my dear Catalan friends. My list contains museums that I've either been to or I would like to visit. I have included entrance fees and [...]

How do artists sell their art?

2021-12-02T18:37:04+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Art Blog, Articles|

As professional artists we have to be in it for the long game because to sell art is a speculative business. We need to build our audience, get to know gallerists, join artists' clubs, attend art events and learn the many skills required for successful marketing strategies. Our public We build up an art loving [...]

Wordless Storytelling

2021-02-12T16:52:48+00:00February 12th, 2021|Art Blog, Articles|

Helios Gomez and Frans Masereel at the Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona The exhibition curator states a clear link that Helios Gomez (1905–1956) was influenced by Frans Masereel (1898—1972). When Frans and Helios met, Helios quickly adopted the woodcut technique that Frans was using and they both worked on projects of wordless storytelling, in the [...]

Romanesque Frescos

2021-02-12T16:48:53+00:00February 12th, 2021|Art Blog, Articles|

The National Art Museum of Catalunya, Montjuic, Barcelona.   These original Romanesque frescos survived from the 11th and 12th centuries. The quality of the line and colour is so clear considering they have endured fires and dereliction. Entering the first room is awe inspiring, with the atmospheric low lighting and the scale of [...]

Ex-Voto

2021-02-12T16:46:50+00:00February 12th, 2021|Art Blog, Articles|

The collection at the Ethnological Museum, Montjuic, Barcelona On entering the basement of the museum, it’s like a store room with glass covered shelves upon high shelves of every sort of artefact collected from around the world, including some extremely finely carved bone, wood, rose quartz and tons of ceramics. These little painted wooden panels [...]

Films about art, artists and art scenes – 2020

2020-10-23T08:43:22+01:00April 1st, 2020|Art Blog, Articles|

This is a comprehensive list of feature films about art, artists and or art scenes Click the links to read the reviews and learn about the lives of artists. These films are in date order. Bauhaus 100 (2019) - watch on Youtube Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) About a female painter Mi obra [...]

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