Domènech i Montaner was one of the leading practitioners of Catalan Art Nouveau architecture along with Antoni Gaudí and Josep Puig i Cadafalch. He also had many other lesser-known aspects which make him into an intriguing many-sided person.
Domènech i Montaner Year is the backdrop for a number of cultural activities to celebrate Catalan culture and take part in unique and unrepeatable events. Here are just some of them.
2023 marks the centenary of the death of Lluís Domènech i Montaner. A leading practitioner of 19th-century Catalan Art Nouveau, he was a versatile person with many more aspects to his work than architecture.
Tribute concert at the Primavera LIFE Festival The recital will be held as part of the Primavera LIFE Festival and is organised by the Victoria de los Ángeles Foundation. The concert is inspired by the architect’s personal tastes and will feature pieces by Bach, Beethoven and Wagner, his favourite composers, alongside Catalan songs. It’s a …
Domènech i Montaner Year is a unique opportunity to take advantage of new combined tickets to see his work.
The Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site is to host three exhibitions about Domènech i Montaner’s work:
Joan Miró’s work is also part of The Picasso Celebration 1973-2023 in the shape of the joint Miró–Picasso exhibition which you can visit at the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona.
In Catalonia you can see works by Picasso from his own collection or in temporary exhibitions away from his museum. There are also drawings, paintings and ceramics by the artist in other museums around the country.
Follow in Picasso’s footsteps through Horta de Sant Joan and Gósol and explore these two towns in Berguedà and la Terra Alta which inspired this universal artist.
“That’s where it all began… That’s where I understood how far I could go.” This remark by Picasso about Barcelona might well be a good starting point to begin the Picasso Route around the city.
Picasso’s experimentation with ceramics became an obsession which led him to work for hours on all kinds of pieces: from vases to tiles, most of them decorated with motifs to do with bullfighting, doves and mythological themes. He made around 600 during his lifetime.
8 April 2023 is the fiftieth anniversary of Picasso’s death. To mark it, the French and Spanish authorities have crafted a major international event: The Picasso Celebration 1973-2023. Forty exhibitions and a range of activities have been organised in connection with this event, mainly in Europe and North America.