Arts & Culture


Photo by Carol Moran

Hot on the heels of Sant Jordi, this month’s flower-based festivities are focused on the city of Girona. Read more

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Wayne E Campbell. Photo by Silvia Rocchino.

American artist Wayne E Campbell talks with us about his early years in the San Francisco Bay Area, how political, social and gender issues slip into his work and the ways living and working in Barcelona has influenced him. Read more



Col·legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya. Photo by Angel Gallardo.

Following the artist's footsteps through the city's streets Read more



Chinese New Year. Photo by España Global (Flickr).

The Chinese New Year celebration in Barcelona is not only a harmonious blend of Catalan and Chinese traditions, but also a conveniently condensed representation of what might occur in China over 15 days into one single afternoon near Arc de Triomf. Read more



“2001: A Space Odyssey,” directed by Stanley Kubrick (1965-68; GB/United States). Film still. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

On the heels of its success in cities worldwide, including Paris and Los Angeles, the highly anticipated Stanley Kubrick retrospective arrives in Barcelona. Read more

Previews and reviews


Norman Naroztky, I Am a Man, 1968-1969. Image courtesy of MNAC.

“LIBERXINA” is the first in a series of exhibitions that sets out to investigate specific temporal phenomena and frameworks in order to make an analytical interpretation of post-war Catalan art. Read more

Previews and reviews

Toulouse Lautrec: The Spirit of Montmartre

Image courtesy of CaixaForum.

Montmartre is not only the scene of many works by the multifaceted artist Toulouse-Lautrec, but the social and cultural engine that defined his modern style and bohemian character. Read more

Previews and reviews

Salvador Dalí. Gala Placidia. Galatea of the Spheres, 1952.

Photo courtesy of MNAC.

Will Shank reviews “Gala Salvador Dalí. A Room of One’s Own in Púbol.” at the National Art Museum of Catalonia until October 14th. Read more

Previews and reviews

Ana Garcia, La curva del olvido, video still

Photo courtesy of CaixaForum.

CaixaForum’s "Turbulances" brings together twenty works which shake the spectator and bring diverse views on the contradictions of contemporary society. Read more

Previews and reviews


Tori Sparks. Photo by Desi Estevez.

How the Nashville-based singer-songwriter made it in Barcelona Read more



Alicia Música. Photo by Desi Estevez.

How a young journalist became one of the most sought-after music publicists in the country Read more


Philipp Taaffe, 'Rose Triangle.' 2008

© Collection Raymond Foye, New York.

‘Black Light’ is not for everybody. But if you’re a baby boomer fan of Pink Floyd or Led Zeppelin, this might be the show for you. Read more

Previews and reviews

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Illustration by Tara Shain

Carmen Amaya, a flamenco legend born in the the seafront shantytown of Somorrostro in Barcelona. Read more


Local book publishers and sellers throw in their two cents about the state of Barcelona’s literary scene. Read more


Barcelona is a global skate destination but the use of public spaces is still a controversial topic. Read more



Photo by Melissa Leighty

From humble beginnings, the espadrille, a traditional peasant's shoe, has become a fashion icon. Read more



Photo by Melissa Leighty

Where to sample a taste of the Balearics in Barcelona. Read more


The boutique enterprises changing the way we view art. Read more


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    Illustration by Tara Shain

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    Illustration by Tara Shain

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