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It can all be a little overwhelming, the city may not be huge but the culture, activities, events, eateries etc. is vast. So we have taken it upon ourselves to amalgamate our local 12 years experience in the city via our blog. Whether you are planning on coming over for the festivals, want to find out vegan eats or general insider information, we will keep you in the loop.

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Metal Skin: Street Sculpture Exhibition in Barcelona


Barcelona Art Galleries
Carrer Tapineria 39
08002 Barcelona

Travelling exhibition ‘Metal Skin: Street Sculpture (Piel de Metal, arte calle)’ is unlike many others that you may have seen. A culmination of five years of work by Spanish artist Julio Nieto, you will find some of the most elaborate sculptures all made from none other than, metal.

The exhibition is composed of eight large-scale, outdoor sculptures inspired by recurring dream themes, entitled: Viajero¿Y Alicia?Enamorado de aceroPorqué me echaron del CieloMareaÍcaro salvadoLa Llamada and Coreografía.

The purpose of the project was to stimulate the imagination and communication of the general public of all ages and, as such, reinvent public spaces as the ideal setting to promote multicultural coexistence and dialogue among the local people. Carlos Brito accurately describes Julio Nieto´s work ´Iron or bronze, forged or sculpted, miniature or life size, the artist deftly evokes suggestion, invitation and discovery´. On until the 12th January 2014.

DestinationBCN have stylish boutique Barcelona apartments, that are based in the centre making to easy for you to visit incredible exhibitions like the one mentioned in this blog post. Contact us.

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