The Mapfre Foundation was founded in 1988 with two offices in Madrid. Its first space in Barcelona opened in 2015 at the emblematic Casa Garriga-Nogues. From the archives of the Foundation, which brings together works of art from the late-19th to mid-20th century, highlights include the collection of works on paper and photography. The hall focuses on featuring important content of Catalan origin. Exhibitions often rotate, but most are centered around the early years of pictorial modernity (1850-1950) and on the great masters of photography. That said, they often feature collections from the Romanesque, Gothic and Modernista periods.
|Venue name:||Fundación Mapfre|
|Opening hours:||Mon: 2pm-8pm; Tue-Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 11am-7pm|
|Transport:||Passeig de Gràcia (M: L2, L3, L4)|
|Price:||€3 (€2 reduced), Free on Mondays from 2pm-8pm|
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Richard Learoyd. The Silence of the Camera Obscura
This exhibit covers the last ten years of work by British contemporary artist and photographer Richard Learoyd. His photographs in both colour and black and white are the result of an artistic process with a camera obscura he built himself. His work,...Until Sunday September 8 2019