Residents and visitors to Barcelona should be well aware of the city’s rich history and long standing relationship with art, and art lovers of all types are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing galleries and places of interest to visit. The following article will examine the most worthwhile places to visit for art in Barcelona, and will touch on how to find apartments for rent in Barcelona.
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The Best Galleries
Galeria Trauma is located on Petritxol Street near the Liceu, an area renowned for its many cafes and shops selling chocolate. The Galeria Trauma was originally established in 1991, and the gallery exhibits the latest and most cutting edge contemporary art. Work shown in this gallery includes those created by local artists who have a working relationship Galeria Trauma as well as pieces of work by up-and-coming local and foreign artists.
The Cosmo café and gallery is an excellent spot for those interested in checking out new works from rising artists, and the space has a large exhibition area for people to walk around and take in the art on display. Readers should check out Cosmo on Thursday nights, as there is often a new exhibition opening, as well as a very popular bar and café playing good music. Cosmo café and gallery can be found in the Eixample, which begins behind the University of Barcelona. The space itself is located at Carrer Enric Granados.
There is Marlborough galleries in both Barcelona and Madrid, and both establishments showcase work by artists shown in private collections and other public galleries. Marlborough galleries have a long history of working with the best-recognised artists of the past century, and have hosted exhibitions of the work of Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and a variety of German Expressionists. Readers interested in checking out this gallery can find it in Valencia.
Esther Arias Galeria de Arte y Taller
Staying in Barcelona
Residents and visitors to Barcelona are often spoilt for choice when it comes to picking an agent to help them locate a property, but all readers are advised to choose a reputable company such as ShBarcelona. The company are the leaders in renting out properties for one-month periods, but also have a large range of Barcelona apartments to rent for a day, week, month and year in addition to properties for sale.