Tag: research

We unearth the figure of a sentry in the painting “White Desert” by Antoni Fabrés

Mireia Campuzano, Núria Pedragosa and Carme Ramells For the exhibition dedicated to the artist Antoni Fabrés the painting White Desert has been studied with the infrared reflectography technique. This work was part of a conservation-restoration campaign carried out for this purpose. Studying the painting White Desert, by Antoni Fabrés The painting, done in about 1901…

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Author: Mireia Campuzano

Beneath the colour: the underlying drawings of Bartolomé Bermejo

Mireia Campuzano and Carme Ramells The exhibition Bermejo: the 15th-Century Rebel Genius has for a few months allowed us to enjoy exceptional works by this Flemish influenced artist. In this blog, however, we shall be placing the emphasis on studying the early stages of the creative process and we shall turn our gaze to what…

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Author: Mireia Campuzano

The discovery of Abellaite and the National Art Museum of Catalonia

Jordi Ibáñez The story of a new mineral and an old pigment In the pretty village of Castell-estaó, in the municipal district of Capdella in the Fosca valley (Pallars Jussà), there is a small abandoned uranium mine called Eureka, where you can find good selection of very rare mineral types. Have you ever heard of…

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Author: Z_ Guest blogger

What can we do in the museum (other than exhibitions)?

Norma Vélez We are starting up the New Year with many very diverse proposals of activities, to be able to live the museum through fun and learning experiences.  The programming of activities contributes to turning the museum into a social space, of creation, reflection and debate, with proposals that boost these fields.  They are our…

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Author: Norma Vélez

The story of an experience at the Tate after the Postgraduate course in Museum Management

Mercè Giralt As a former student in the second year of the Postgraduate course in Museum Management, I would like to take the opportunity to share here one of the best experiences I have had in the field of museums and which I would probably not have had without first studying this programme. Thanks to…

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Author: Z_Estudiants en pràctiques de Postgraus i Màsters