Want to visit an architectural gem without the crowds? The Art Nouveau Casa Lleó i Morera, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, opened its doors to the public last year and I definitely recommend every Art lover to give it a whirl.
Barcelona and Madrid have shared quite a long history together. It is no surprise then that the ghost of Barcelona keeps on appearing in the main Art galleries of the Spanish capital. Whenever I travel to Madrid I can’t help spending most of my time revisiting those wonderful museums. Yes, the food and the nightlife… Read More
What is Modernisme? How does it relate to Gaudí and Barcelona? Let me give you some handy background information on this wonderful Art movement that revolutionised the face of the city. When I was a humble Art student many years ago, our final year trip was planned for Barcelona. Three things sprung to mind: sun… Read More
Large ladies asses, street wise kids, hardened prostitutes… These are just some of the subjects that appear in the retrospective exhibition of Joan Colom at the MNAC (Catalonia’s National Art Museum). I recently had the opportunity to enjoy this fantastic trip into Barcelona’s most uncomfortable side. Watch out for the masterpiece series called El Carrer… Read More
Hello! I’m Catherine, one of the guides at Runner Bean Tours in Barcelona. With a background in History of Art and Museum Studies, I often get asked for museum recommendations when leading tours. With over 50 to suggest, from chocolate to archaeology to shoes, Barcelona has a museum to suit any interest! But when asked… Read More