We like to give you some tips to make the most of your stay in Barcelona and to know the city as you are a local inhabitant of it. To do so, it’s important to know the neighborhoods in the city, the monuments and the gastronomy but is also crucial to know about the art you can find in museums. From ShBarcelona we suggest some of the best exhibitions currently in museums and cultural centers of Barcelona:
La Belleza Cautiva (at Caixa Forum until January the 5th, 2015): Caixa Forum, in collaboration with the Museo del Prado, presents an exhibition that examines small works from the collection of this museum in Madrid. The greatest artists in the history of Spanish painting and sculpture shouldn’t be missed.
Shadowland of Kazhuiro Goshima (until April the 12nd, 2015): Shadowland is a 3D short film by the Japanese artist Kazhuiro Goshima and the birth of the mix of found animation and a very innovative stereoscopic technique. The result are images of shadows and lights of cars that go through the cities.
Underwater cameras (Maritime Museum until April the 12nd, 2015): this sample is an underwater photographic catalog from the nineteenth century through its leading characters and inventions of man to enter the depths of the sea. At the exhibition you can also see your own underwater photo if you shared it in the prior call of the museum to the people.
Human Bodies (Arenas Mall until April the 12nd, 2015): this exhibition has toured the world and has not been without controversy. Here you can see real human bodies outside and inside as they have been treated in a special way for the visitors to expand their knowledge of their own body.
Objetivo BCN (Palau Robert, until January the 25th, 2015): a collective portrait of Barcelona at the hands of its own people, who have collaborated with their work in courses and workshops in various social centers throughout the city. Do you want to see the city through the local inhabitants eyes?
On the Table de Ai Weiwei (Virreina Image Center until January the 6th, 2015): Weiwei is the most famous and influential dissident Chinese artist in the world and in the Virreina Palace (at the right side of La Rambla) you can visit his works throughout his long career in various disciplines: photography, documentary film, sculpture, design, architecture. There are also some amazing art installations designed by the artist especially for this exhibition.