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The Brit duet Underworld (by Sónar Press)

12 March 2011 03:32 AM

Next Sónar Music Festival to draw “a world map of electronic” music

Some of the confirmed performances are M.I.A, Janelle Monáe, The Human League and Baraka Som Sistema. The music festival will be held in Barcelona from the 16th to 18th June. The festival will keep its Galicia showcase, scheduled on the 17th and...
The manipulated editions of the New York Times by Marine Hugonnier (by ACN)

10 March 2011 10:29 PM

Radical changes from 1979 revealed in art exhibition

Barcelona’s ‘La Virreina’ centre opened an art exhibition about the important changes that happened in 1979 at local and global level. Some of the moments captured in the display are revolutions in Iran and Nicaragua, Margaret Thatcher being...
Ben Harper played in the last 'Barcelona Cruïla' festival (by ACN)

09 March 2011 10:08 PM

American Jack Johnson, Nigerian Ayo and Majorcan Antònia Font to play in the next ‘Cruïlla Barcelona’ music festival

A total of 40 bands will play in this summer music festival in Barcelona. The ‘Primavera Sound’, the ‘Sonar’, and ‘Cruïlla Barcelona’ are the most important indie, pop and electronic music festivals in the Catalan capital.
The Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres (by ACN)

09 March 2011 09:42 PM

Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation to offer guided tours for blind people

Dalí’s Foundation and the Spanish National Organisation of the Blind (ONCE) sign an agreement to allow visually-impaired visitors to enjoy the work of the Catalan artist. The Museum in Figueres, the Castle-House in Púbol and the House-Museum...
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.
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