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Recommended galleries

Joan Prats

Ever since its inception in 1976, Joan Prats has been part of art fairs Arco, Art Basel and Art Basel-Miami Beach. The gallery was one of the city's pioneers in contemporary art and continues to promote the various forms these artists use to express themselves.

  1. 54, Rbla. Catalunya, 08007
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Trama

Petritxol is a tiny street near the Liceu known for its cafés and chocolate shops, but, despite its size there's room to share with shops and art galleries. One of them is the Galería Trama, set up in 1991 as a complement to Sala Parés and it's dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art. The

  1. 8, Petritxol, 08002
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ADN

ADN (DNA in English) favours less-established contemporary artists, half of whom are locally based. Collective shows can be hit and miss so far as quality is concerned, but good to check out if you're hungry for raw talent. (It once showed the video work of Alejandro Vidal, later swiped by posher

  1. 49, Enric Granados, 08008
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Galeria 3 Punts

What you'll mainly find in this Eixample gallery is contemporary art in its many facets (the gallery's 175 square metres makes it suitable for most formats). Special attention is dedicated to new artists as well as those with an already established career. Seven or eight individual exhibitions are

  1. 21, Enric Granados, 08007
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Marlborough

The Marlborough galleries of Barcelona and Madrid work in cahoots to coordinate and organise exhibitions of the artists they represent in other galleries and private and public institutions. The Marlborough family of galleries was founded in London in 1946 and won prestige in the 1950s for being

  1. 284, València
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