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Art in Barcelona: must-see exhibitions

Art exhibitions you won't want to miss in Barcelona's museums and galleries

Calling all lovers of painting, photography, sculpture, and art in general: this is your Time Out selection of the best exhibitions on in Barcelona's museums and galleries.

Andrea Fraser. L'1%, c'est moi

What is it that we want from art? This is the question American artist Andrea Fraser ponders, and in her art she examines the motivations of so many involved in the field: artists, collectors, gallerists, patrons, directors, the public. Identified with institutional critique and influenced by French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu's theory of social fields, Fraser's work is a critical analysis of the social fabric of the art world, and exposes internal conflicts, mechanisms and hierarchical structures. 'L'1%, c'est moi' is her first solo exhibition in Spain, and it features a selection of key works created over 30 years of critical practices, including text-based works, installations, videos, performances and documentation.

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MACBA. Museu d'Art Contemporani , El Raval Until Sunday September 4 2016

Toni Catany. Back and forth

Toni Catany (Llucmajor, Mallorca, 1942 – Barcelona, 2013) is an artist to look to in the world of photography, thanks to his vocation to be a painter where classic themes dominated such as still lifes, nudes and landscapes, photographed with a very personal sensitivity and aesthetic. A tireless researcher of the various photographic techniques, Catany used procedures rom the 19th century such as the calotype, and other modern techniques including Polaroid transfers and digital cameras – which helped him get a more pure range colours – to create timeless works.

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La Pedrera , Dreta de l'Eixample Until Sunday July 17 2016

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