The Art Lover's Guide to Barcelona (Paperback)
Unlock the secrets behind Barcelona’s artistic allure with this handy visual guidebook.
Delve into the history of the Catalan capital’s most famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí and Antoni Tàpies, and discover today’s exciting creators working across many styles from figurative to abstract art; sculpture to urban art. Whether you’re a Barcelona regular or visiting for the first time, this guide will help you understand how the city acquired its unique and thriving art scene, as well as recommend ways to experience it more fully with a self-guided public art walking tour, museum and gallery listings and tips and suggestions of tapas bars, churches, arty day trips, art events and much more.
Featuring exclusive interviews from some of Barcelona’s best artists, museum directors and curators, this book offers invaluable insider information that will lead to an authentic and unforgettable trip. You can also find out where to take an art class, a street art tour, see the best of Gaudí’s architecture and taste succulent local cuisine. Written by travel and culture reporter Ruby Boukabou (author of The Art Lover’s Guide to Paris, The Architecture Lover’s Guide to Paris & Sense in the City), this book is the perfect companion for anybody intrigued by Barcelona’s artistic pulse.
Rating: 5 out of 5 starsNetGalley, reader s
This book is fun if you plan to visit Barcelona or just get a sense of the city and its art and the associated artists. There's few days worth of museum hopping that you can do. You get a sense of the place, artists, museums art curators and how the city is teeming with art and artists alike with its street graffiti and sculptures and gardens.