Monument To The Catalan Volunteers

Side view of a bronze statue of a man in Barcelona

Monument to the Catalan volunteers (Monument als Voluntaris Catalans) is a bronze statue by Catalan artist Josep Clarà located near the boating lake in the Parc de la Ciutadella. The statue is a memorial to …

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Homage to Picasso by Antoni Tàpies

The abstract sculpture Homage to Picasso by Antoni Tàpies next to the Ciutadella Park in Barcelona

Homage to Picasso is a large abstract sculpture that was commissioned by Barcelona city council in 1981 to celebrate the centenary of the artist’s birth. Created by Antoni Tapies, the sculpture consists of a collection …

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MALIP: Monument to Lost Dreams

Modern art statue Malip next to the Rambla del Poblenou in the Sant Marti district of Barcelona

The Monument to Lost Dreams (Catalan: El Monument a les Il·lusions Perdudes) is a sleek, abstract sculpture by cartoonist and multidisciplinary artist Toni Batllori. Installed in Poblenou in 2015, the pale granite statue was created …

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Carmela by Jaume Plensa

2D statue of Carmela in front of the Catalan Music Palace in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter

Carmela is one of four sculptures by Jaume Plensa which were exhibited at the Palau de la Musica Catalana in 2016. The statue was such a hit with the neighbours that they started a petition …

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Monument to Santiago Rusiñol

White statue of artist Santaigo Rusiñol in Barcelona's La Ribera neighbourhood (aka el Born)

Santiago Rusiñol was a key figure in Catalan Modernism, an artistic movement encompassing art, architecture, design and literature. Born in Barcelona in 1861, he was the son of a wealthy family which owned a textile …

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Barcelona Balconies by Cité Création

Close up photo of 2 balconies from the mural Balcons de Barcelona including Antoni Gaudi, Ildefons Cerda and Pablo Picasso

Balcons de Barcelona (Barcelona Balconies) is a large scale trompe l’oil style mural painted on the south-west elevation of an apartment building in the l’Eixample neighbourhood, near the Sagrada Familia. Part of a campaign called …

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Statue of Marià Fortuny

The white marble statue of Pintor Marià Fortuny which stands on the street which bers the artists name in Barcelona's el Raval neighbourhood.

Marià Fortuny i Marsal was a renowned 19th Century Catalan painter whose best known works are on display in the National Art Museum of Barcelona (MNAC) and the Prado museum in Madrid. Born in Reus …

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Stargazers (Miraestels) by Robert Llimós

One of the stargazer monuments in Barcelona harbour

A few metres from the Rambla del Mar walkway, two pristine white figures float silently in the waters of Barcelona harbour. The 3.55m polyester and fibreglass sculptures, their gaze turned up to the heavens, were …

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