Barcelona has always been a cradle for well-known artists. One of the best-known is painter Joan Miró, who was born in the capital city in 1893. He is considered done of the major proponents of surrealism. His personal seal is clear in his paintings, leaving no doubt about the artist’s identity when you are looking at one of his works. Art enthusiasts and anyone interested in the artistic and cultural aspect of Barcelona should be sure to visit this world-class museum: The Joan Miró Foundation. Lucky for you, our boutique hotel on Parallel is only 20 min walk away!
The Joan Miró Foundation opened in 1975. It was proposed by Joan Miró himself and created from his private collection. The result is a fascinating collection—in fact, it is the global museum of reference for Barcelonan painter’s work, including more than 14,000 pieces. Among them are not just paintings, but also sculptures, drawings and sketches, ceramics, and textiles.
Today it is a multidisciplinary space which, although it is focused on Joan Miró’s artistic legacy, also puts on various temporary exhibits of contemporary artists.