Today is the constellation day… the convoluted reason we are continuing our itinerary to Varengeville-sur-Mer… starting from Miro’s Constellations… surprised by the constellation of artists in Varengeville-sur-Mer… BRAQUE, MIRÓ, CALDER, NELSON… at the Musée des Beaux-Arts… under the spell of Calder/Miró Constellations… anxious to see the birthplace of both constellation… not before one last tour… Continue reading 9. NORMANDY: Constellations
After the usual morning treat in Barri Gòtic we headed to Montjuïc, our main destination for day #3. First stop is one gem of a museum that we discovered by chance many years ago when we had only a little one, the Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya (MAC; Archaeological Museum of Catalonia). We loved the museum,… Continue reading 3. BARCELONA: The Magic of Miró in Montjuïc
While uploading pictures I notice a bit of a pattern… we went to London 2 years in a row (2015, 2016) and Barcelona next 2 years (2016, 2017)… and while it happened more by chance than by design… though our kids would choose London every time… it has the benefit of revealing the favorite places… Continue reading 1. BARCELONA: Art Surprise!
I am located in the former Palace of Graphic Arts built in Montjuïc for the 1929 World’s Fair. The permanent exhibits illustrate the evolution of Catalonia and its environment during Prehistory and Ancient History. The collections are organized based on chronological and geographic criteria, and offer visitors a journey to the origins of Catalonia, from… Continue reading CITINERARY: Montjuïc & Miró, Barcelona