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A caption from the documentary film 'The Boys' about the Sherman Brothers, composers of Disney scores (by ACN / ANIMAC)

01 March 2011 12:02 AM

The International Animated Films Festival of Catalonia (ANIMAC) closes its 15th edition

The festival consolidates its position in the animation movies industry. Chinese professionals bought Catalan-made products. A documentary film on the score composers of Disney movies kicked off the festival. The festival was held in Lleida from...
The painting 'Tres ics' by Miquel Barceló (by Christie's)

17 February 2011 10:48 PM

Miquel Barceló beats his record at a London auction

The masterpiece ‘Tres ics’ is now the artist’s most expensive work. The painting that represents a bullfighting arena was sold at Christie’s auction house in London this week for 1.5 million euros.

15 February 2011 09:47 PM

MACBA doubles its space and exhibits more than 500 pieces of art

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona has created a new area to show artworks from the 1950s to the present. The updated exhibition aims to become a 'narrative' to better understand the evolution of modern art.

14 February 2011 11:40 PM

'Pa Negre', shot entirely in Catalan, wins the Spanish Oscars

The Catalan movie 'Pa Negre', directed by Agustí Villaronga and filmed entirely in Catalan, is a huge hit at the Goya Awards taking home 9 awards out of 14 nominations, including the awards for the best film, the best director, and 4 of the 6...
A man looking at the painting 'Honey is sweeter than blood', by Dalí (by L. Pous)

11 February 2011 11:20 PM

The Catalan surrealist painter Salvador Dalí has a record-breaking week at London auction houses

At an auction this week at the Sotheby Art Auction House in London, a Salvador Dalí painting was sold for no less than 16 million euros setting a world record for the Catalan artist and for any Surrealist work of art in the world.
The Berlinale will take place from the 10th to the 20th of February in Berlin (by N. Pérez)

10 February 2011 06:45 PM

‘Pa Negre’ and Isabel Coixet’s documentary ‘Escuchando al juez Garzón’ lead the Catalan films at the Berlinale 2011

Three Catalan movies compete in various categories at the Berlinale film festival. In addition, during the 10 days of festival, 13 Catalan movies are screened to the public in the German capital.
The cover of ‘The Selected Stories of Mercè Rodoreda’ (by ACN)

09 February 2011 10:41 PM

US editorial house Open Letter publishes a selection of Mercè Rodoreda stories

‘The Selected Stories of Mercè Rodoreda’ is the book’s title. It is the second English translation of this Catalan author from the second half of the 20th century.

08 February 2011 10:49 PM

'The Triplets': the Catalan cartoon that became an international success

Roser Capdevila created the 'The Triplets' in 1983 based on her own three daughters. The stories of the three sisters have been published all around the world and the author has decided to offer the original paintings to the Catalan Library.
A caption from one of the films exhibited (by DocsBarcelona)

07 February 2011 11:37 PM

The 14th edition of the international documentary film festival DocsBarcelona closes its curtains and ‘Foreign Parts’ is awarded best film

The British film director Peter Greenaway was the guest of honour at the international documentary festival that took place in Barcelona from the 1st to the 6th of February. With up to 42 screenings all around the city, the festival showcased the...
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