Connecting Barcelona and Riga – Part 1 of 2

Two main ports, two capitals, two cradles of powerful modern art, two centers of official languages, two European cultural references, two amazing cities. It’s very interesting to consider what two cities like Barcelona and Riga share. On one hand, we have the Catalan capital, which has forged a unique identity with its form of modernisme. On the other hand, we have the Latvian capital, which has managed to position itself as “the city of the 1000 faces,” with the world’s largest Art Noveau architectural collection, making its city center a UNESCO world heritage site.

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Silhouette of the Sagrada Familia | Julio Arreaza

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Punk Characteristics in Contemporary Art

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Gavin Turk, Pop Up, 2000

Good morning! In today’s #MondaySuggestion, we present you with an exhibition that demonstrates the influence of punk, which developed in London and New York between 1976 and 1978, in current art.

In order to catch a glimpse of it, you should head to the MACBA (Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona) and enjoy the facilities, documentary snippets, photos, videos and paintings.

How to Get There:

  • Metro: L2 (Universitat) y L3 (Catalunya o Liceu).
  • Any form of transportation that arrives in Plaza Cataluña.

Schedule:  

  • During the week: 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (closed on Tuesdays)
  • Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Sundays and holidays: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Price:

  • 10€ (reduced price, if applicable: 8€)