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The temporary exhibition 'Explode! The legacy of Jackson Pollock' reflects on the 'action painting' (by P. Francesch)

23 October 2012 01:31 AM

Pollock’s explosions stain Barcelona’s Joan Miró Foundation

The Fundació Joan Miró, located in the Catalan capital, unveils a temporary exhibition called “Explosion! The legacy of Jackson Pollock”, which shows the influence Pollock’s works had on later artists. The temporary exhibition is made up...
A caption from 'Holy Motors', the winner of the 2012 Sitges Film Festival (by Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic)

15 October 2012 10:56 PM

Sitges Film Festival’s Best Movie Award goes to ‘Holy Motors’ by the French Director Leos Carax

The world’s most important international film festival specialising in fantasy and horror films ended its 45th event in the Catalan coastal town of Sitges. Leos Carax wins the Best Director award. ‘Chained’, by Jennifer Lynch, receives the...
The fake Spanish royal family presenting the musical play in Barcelona (by M. Amengual)

05 October 2012 03:47 PM

A satirical musical in Barcelona portrays the Spanish royal family

Based on a popular political satirical TV show of the Catalan Public Television Broadcaster, the veteran musical theatre company Dagoll Dagom presents ‘La Família Irreal’ (The Unroyal/Unreal Family). “It is a satire, a parody and a big joke...
One of the future spaces of the Centre for Contemporary Art (by P. Cortina)

02 October 2012 01:57 AM

The old Fabra i Coats factory transformed into Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Art

The old Fabra i Coats industrial complex in Barcelona hosts a new centre for Contemporary Art in Catalonia in one of its buildings. The industrial complex is also hosting the ‘Creation Factory’, a socialization space for artists, where they...
One of Andy Warhol's Mao paintings, exhibited at the Fundació Suñol in Barcelona (by M. Amengual)

27 September 2012 02:58 PM

The Fundació Suñol unveils a new exhibition with Miró, Plensa, Tàpies, Dalí, Warhol, and Man Ray works

The Suñol Foundation celebrates its fifth anniversary with a new exhibition of 100 works from its collection, 30 of which have never been seen before. The exhibition combines works from Catalan artists such as Joan Miró, Jaume Plensa, Antoni...
Tarragona's cathedral, last Thursday (by M. Cervelló)

17 September 2012 10:07 PM

The work in Tarragona’s Cathedral reveal polychromes dating from the 14th to 16th centuries

The renovation work in Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Tarragona have revealed tens of polychromes on the walls of this temple of transition from Romanesque to Gothic. The grey painting layer that covered the walls of the building concealed these...
An image from 'The Impossible' (by ACN)

11 September 2012 12:22 AM

‘The Impossible’ by Catalan director Juan Antonio Bayona premieres at the Toronto Film Festival

The second film by the Catalan director Juan Antonio Bayona stars Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts. The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival with the two stars in attendance. The main character Ewan McGregor faces the tsunami that devastated...
Part of Sitges 2012 poster (by Sitges – Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya)

07 September 2012 11:55 PM

Barcelona’s Mobile World Capital and Sitges Film Festival create an event for films made with cell phones

Phonetastic Sitges Mobile Film Festival will be held next summer and aims to promote new audiovisual media and film distribution. The MWCapital, based in Barcelona as the organiser of the Mobile World Congress, and the Sitges’s International...
Carmen Thyssen (left) in front of a painting by Joaquim Sunyer (by M. López)

07 September 2012 12:19 AM

Thyssen Baroness might give the MNAC between 600 and 700 paintings from her collection

The owner of one of the world’s largest art collections, unveiled the exhibition named ‘Rusiñol, Monet, Gauguin, Sunyer. Landscapes in Carmen Thyssen’s Collection’ at Girona’s CaixaForum. The exhibition shows 51 paintings by these...
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