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Art Nouveau B-cities to visit in 2021 – QUIZ Test your skills

Some people say that the Art Nouveau B-cities of Budapest, Brussels and Barcelona are very distinct, but we are not that sure about it. Can you figure out if the following 18 pictures are from Budapest, Brussels or Barcelona? Are you one of the 1% of people giving a right response to each of the 18…

bellesguard tour in barcelona

Catalana Occidente buys Gaudí’s Bellesguard Tower for 30 million

Torre Bellesguard, the Art Nouveau building designed between 1900 and 1909 by Antoni Gaudí, changed hands recently after the insurance group Catalana Occidente has agreed to buy it it for more than 33 million euros to the family Guilera, who owned it since 1944. This is a good deal for the owners who had to open it…

Guided visit The awakening of La Pedrera

La Pedrera (Antoni Gaudí) a masterpiece of nature – new vídeo

We want to show you a very inspiring video clearly representing the inspiration of Gaudí about the elements of nature. It is well known that Nature was the inspiration for the work of Antoni Gaudí. Some quotes that have been attribute to him are: There are no straight lines or sharp corners in nature. Therefore,…

William Morris and the Arts & Crafts movement in Great Britain

Two exhibits, in Riga in Barcelona, about the influences of Art Nouveau

We welcome two temporary exhibits about movements that influenced Art Nouveau, one in Barcelona (on display and open until the 21st May) and the other one in Riga (starting the 4th of May). “William Morris and the Arts & Crafts movement in Great Britain” in Barcelona, from 22nd February to 21st May The Arts and Crafts movement,…