Category: publications @en

«Salomé» by Oscar Wilde: a tour of the Collection of the Joaquim Folch i Torres Library

Raúl Gimeno and Sandra Herrera Illustration by Aubrey Beardsley in Salomé: a tragedy in one act (1894). Source: Joaquim Folch i Torres Library Ah! I have kissed thy mouth, Iokanaan. I have kissed thy mouth. There was a bitter taste on thy lips Oscar Wilde Within the collection of the Joaquim Folch i Torres Library…

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Author: Raúl Gimeno and Sandra Herrera

Lina Ódena, the legend of the militiawoman who committed suicide, and the mayor of el prat

Eduard Vallès 18 November 1939. Camp de la Bota, Barcelona At a quarter to six in the morning Lluís Serra Giribert (Manresa, 1903 – Barcelona, 1939) was executed by firing squad at Camp de la Bota. He was 36. Born in Manresa, he was adopted by a well-to-do family in Horta de Sant Joan (Terra…

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Author: Eduard Vallès

Towards Modernity: the Fine Art Exhibitions in Barcelona

Manel Garcia Clavero Between 1888 and 1911 Barcelona experienced one of the most important artistic episodes of the modern age. It was a moment when institutional and public awareness of culture was awakened, an initiative that was part of the wish to make the city a capital on a par with the great European centres….

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Author: Manel Garcia

2021 at the Museu Nacional

2021 has been a year that has still been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. However, we have worked with the conviction that the museum is a meeting place with art and with others, a collective experience that offers enjoyment, safety, reflection, debate and dialogue in difficult times. For this reason, we wanted to make a…

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Author: Redacció museu

The digital publishing of the museums’ publications, an opportunity

Javier Celaya Digital publishing provides a major opportunity for making our content more accessible to the public.  With the holding of the Líber book fair this October in Barcelona a lot has been said about electronic publishing and distribution.  Within this context, we have asked Javier Celaya for some hints and recommendations to activate digital…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

Genesis and process of the digital catalogues in the Fundación Juan March

Montse Gumà Making all the art catalogues of the Foundation available from 1973 until the present day has been a major challenge and one that has been achieved in less than two years by a multi-disciplinary team. This was explained to us in a working session among museum professionals -mostly from the museums that make…

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Author: Montse Gumà