13 December 2010
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The Catalan Capital is lucky to be blessed with an abundance of art festivals, events, and museums, as well as temporary exhibitions, and unique contemporary architecture. Antoni Gaudi, the Spanish architect particularly influenced the face of this beautiful city with his modern and highly individualistic designs, and you can see evidence of his work in Casa Batlló and Casa Milá (both located on Passeig de Gracia), as well as Park Güell, and the unfinished Sagrada Familia Cathedral. However, he wasn’t the only artist that had a special connection with the city as Barcelona has one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the 20th century Spanish artist Pablo Picasso thanks to the special relationship he shared with the city, which was shaped in his youth and adolescence, and continued until his death. more ...