Cultural Walk in Barcelona: Barcelona’s Art & Culture (Nov 6th)

Today is the Cultural Walk that I organize for my 2011/2012 Master’s students in Barcelona. From Passeig de Gracia, we go all the way to El Born, explaining all about the cultural phenomena of the city.

During the walk, we talked about the following figures, all of whom spent in Barcelona all or part of their lives:
Architects: Antoni Gaudí – Puig i Cadafalch – Domènech i Montaner – Josep Vilaseca – Frank Gehry
Painters: Pablo Picasso – Salvador Dalí – Joan Miró – Ramon Casas – Santiago Rusiñol
Artists: Roy Lichtenstein – HA Schult – Ocaña – Pere Romeu – Josep Maria Subirachs – Josep Clarà – Josep Maria Jujol
Musicians: Isaac Albéniz – Enrique Granados – Pau Casals
Writers: Jacint Verdaguer – Rubén Darío – George Orwell – Ernest Hemingway

The key monuments, sites and artworks that we visited are:
Casa Batlló (Antoni Gaudí),
Casa Ametller (Puig i Cadafalch),
Casa Lleó Morera (Domènech i Muntaner),
La Diosa (Josep Clarà),
Monument to Francesc Macià (joseph Subirachs),
Casa Martí (Puig i Cadafalch),
Els Quatre Gats (Pere Romeu),
Palau Moja,
Casa Escribà,
Circular Mosaic (Joan Miró),
House of the Umbrellas (Joseph Vilaseca),
El Liceu,
Café de l’Òpera,
Lampposts of Plaça Reial (Antoni Gaudí),
El Cap de Barcelona (Roy Lichtenstein).

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