FAMA 2020: Barcelona Modern and Antique Art Fair

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Le Couple, de Fernando Botero
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Foto: FAMALe Couple, de Fernando Botero
Perfil, de Manolo Valdés
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Foto: FAMAPerfil, de Manolo Valdés
Roma, de Joaquín Sorolla
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Foto: FAMARoma, de Joaquín Sorolla

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Whether you’re an art collector or have just always been dazzled by window displays at antiques shops or glitzy gallery interiors, this event is bound to be right up your street. From March 4 to 8, the Fira d'Art Modern i Antic de Barcelona sets up for another year in the Maritime Museum.

The sixth edition of the event brings more than 20 exhibitors from galleries and antiques shops across the country to display hundreds of years of artistic tradition under one roof. Work from artists spanning trends and decades – including Fernando Botero, Manolo Valdés, Joaquín Sorolla, Jaume Plensa, Joaquim Mir and Juan Gris – come together to create an extraordinary collection of of paintings that are complemented by art nouveau and art deco jewellery and sculptures, furniture and decorative objects.

With its dedication to locating, recovering, conserving and valuing local artistic heritage, the Guild of Antiquarians of Catalonia has made FAMA an important event for art professionals and casual art appreciators alike. The fair does not aim to be an exclusive event for scholars, directors and curators, but rather a space for any art lover to enjoy. To that end, you'll also find educational and entertaining activities on hand, and this year offers a new deal for participants: purchasing a ticket to the fair gets you access to the MNAC and vice versa. So get out and explore the world of Catalan art from the viewpoints of gallerists and antiquarians and discover past artistic movements.

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