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The best exhibitions in Barcelona autumn/winter 2020

Culture does not stop. Here is a list of the best exhibitions and galleries in Barcelona from this autumn/winter 2020.

1. “Querido Diario”

The exhibition shows the drawings and writings made by the children of Barcelona during the confinement in their homes caused by the Covid-19. In them, they were able to express how they were and how they felt during the long months of the pandemic.

Now Barcelona pays tribute to the youngest members of the household, to those who shared their “works of art”. The exhibition will be held at the Centre Cultural Albareda until 26 November.

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2. “The world of Bansky. La experiencia inmersiva”

More than a hundred works by Bansky arrive in Barcelona. The master of street art will once again delight us with his murals and happenings, always under anonymity. His unique and provocative style will be on display at the Trafalgar Space in Barcelona until the end of the year. Don’t miss out on one of the best exhibitions this autumn/winter!

3. “Print3D. Reimprimir la realidad”

The CosmoCaixa in Barcelona brings us an exhibition on the 3D revolution. In it, we will learn about the different practical applications in which 3D printing is being used. An example is in medicine, art or construction. You will be able to see their printed pieces. Also, there will be a space to design and create them. Enjoy a 3D experience until September 21, 2021.

4. Arte y Mito. Los dioses del Prado.

This exhibition shows us how artists like Rubens or Ribera were inspired by classical mythology to create their paintings. Made up of a selection of works from the collections of the Museo Nacional del Prado.

The sculptures, paintings and medals will follow a chronology, dating from the 1st century BC to the end of the 18th century. Enjoy an afternoon full of history in the Caixaforum of Barcelona. 

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5. Tàpies als 30

The Fundació Antoni Tàpies brings us one of the most eagerly awaited exhibitions for the painter’s followers. “Tàpies at 30” shows the 41 works of the artist done between 1953 and 1963.

During this period, Tàpies reached the maturity of his art and constructed his own language. Formed by geometric figures, colours and, above all, textures. Many of the works form part of a private collection, never before seen by the public. Will you miss the best exhibitions in Barcelona and most eagerly awaited of the autumn?

6. World Press Photo 2020

The 16th most renowned photojournalism exhibition in the world arrives in Barcelona. The Exhibition Hall of the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) will present the award-winning photographs and multimedia pieces, many of them from our country.

Three Spanish photographers have received awards in this edition: Ricard García Vilanova, Ramon Espinosa and Antonio Pizarro Rodríguez. This autumn brings us images full of feeling and emotion, from 14 November to 21 December 2020. Without any doubt, one of the best exhibitions in Barcelona for the public.

7. “Cápsulas de confinamiento: arte y pandemia en Cataluña”

If you want to know how the experience of home confinement impacted on Catalan artists, the Vila Casas Foundation shows you in capsule form. This project aimed to find out how it affected their creative processes among the Covid situation. Carlos Pazos, Anna Malagrida, Jordi Mitjà, among others, are some artists who have participated in the “confinement capsules”. 

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8. “Croquis inconrreto. Èlia Llach”

“Croquis inconcreto” is the result of the artist’s research into some preparatory sketches and drawings by the painter Marià Fortuny classified as “Croquis in concrete”. The exhibition will be held at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya.

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9. Nalini Malani. No me oyes.

The Indian artist Nalini Malani presents a selection of works on her artistic career. It has been marked by feminist thought and the denunciation of violence.

Malani, winner of the 2019 Joan Miró Prize, has entitled her work “No me oyes” (You can’t hear me) as an allusion to the patriarchy. She argues that the patriarchy is indifferent to women’s cries and demands. Don’t miss one of the best exhibitions in Barcelona this autumn. It will be in the Joan Miró Foundation, until 29 November. 

10. Barcelona memoria fotográfica

Discover through the eyes of six photographic artists from the country, an immersive experience about the city of Barcelona. The exhibition shows a vision of the city of the 50s and 60s. 360º, virtual reality, projections and interactive proposals through artificial intelligence, are some surprises that the IDEAL – Centre d’Arts Digitals de Barcelona has prepared for you.


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