Exterior View, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona

About the Museum


Interior, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

Interior, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
MACBA Museu d’Art Contemponari de Barcelona Colección MACBA. Photo: Miquel Coll

Interior, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

Exterior View, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Exterior View, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Interior, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
MACBA Museu d’Art Contemponari de Barcelona Colección MACBA. Photo: Miquel Coll

Interior, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

Interior, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
MACBA Museu d’Art Contemponari de Barcelona Colección MACBA. Photo: Miquel Coll

Interior, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

This vibrant and dynamic venue situated on Plaça dels Àngels in Barcelona sets the pace for contemporary art in the region. The rigorously progressive curatorial programme does not shy away from cutting-edge controversies, yet maintains an impeccably strong collection of classic Modern art. One major emphasis is on post-1945 Catalan and Spanish works. Postwar international giants include Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Sol LeWitt and Robert Rauschenberg. Stars of subsequent generations are also well represented, including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gerhard Richter, Jeff Wall, Dara Birnbaum and Dieter Roth, to name a few. Nicknamed 'the pearl' for its sleek design amidst Gothic surroundings, this dazzling structure by New York City-based architect Richard Meier outwardly reflects its very contemporary interior.

Collection Highlights


1458_007_rgb_Gasull_Fotografia.jpg

Jorge Oteiza

The Wave
1461_007_rgb_Gasull_Fotografia.jpg

Antoni Tàpies

Rinzen
1465_002_rgb_Gasull_Fotografia.jpg

Keith Haring

We Can All Together Stop AIDS
3654_001_pub_Tony_Coll.jpg

Lawrence Weiner

Some Objects of Desire
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona: Collection Highlights
1458_007_rgb_Gasull_Fotografia.jpg
Gasull Fotografia, Fotogasull SL

Jorge Oteiza

The Wave, 1988
patinated steel and polyurethane painting , 770 cm x 415 cm x 340 cm
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Gift of the artist. Production of the work sponsored by Rodés Family © Pilar Oteiza, A+V Agencia de Creadores Visuales, 2017, Gasull Fotografia
1461_007_rgb_Gasull_Fotografia.jpg

Antoni Tàpies

Rinzen, 1992-1993
mixed media, various dimensions
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Gift of Fundación Repsol © Antoni Tàpies, VEGAP, Barcelona, 2017, Gasull Fotografia
1465_002_rgb_Gasull_Fotografia.jpg

Keith Haring

We Can All Together Stop AIDS, 1989 (1996) (1998) (2014)
plastic paint on wall , 235 cm x 3400 cm
MACBA Collection. Barcelona City Council long-term loan © Keith Haring Foundation. Gasull Fotografia
3654_001_pub_Tony_Coll.jpg

Lawrence Weiner

Some Objects of Desire, 2004
language, the materials referred to
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Gift of Plácido Arango © Lawrence Weiner, VEGAP, Barcelona, 2017 Tony Coll
Facebook Twitter Instagram Sina Weibo You Tube Menu Menu Close Close-white Angle Down Angle Up Angle Left Angle Right Chevron Down Play Search Location Slideshow Article Share Share-white Question Pencil Expand