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Gaudí's Sagrada Família To Reach Another Milestone

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.26.2014 | Arts

This article originally appeared on ArchDaily. by James Taylor-Foster The Basilica of the Sagrada Família in Barcelona have laid out their...

Your Favorite Catalan Architect Just Might Become An Official Catholic Saint

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts

By Rowena Heal (Read the original story here) Already an icon in architectural circles, famed Catalan artist Antoni Gaudí may soon be receiving a...

Dreams of Calatrava Fading Into the Distance

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts
Rizwan A. Rahmani

When I was doing some consulting work for a Finnish Audio Company, my Finnish partner needed an office to set up shop on the cheap. He ended up rentin...

WATCH: 150 Years Later, Your Favorite Spanish Monument Will Be Complete

Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts

After 150 years of construction, your favorite Spanish monument is finally set to lose its scaffolding and lock up its cranes. That's because the Sagr...

Art for the People - Public Art Around the World

MutualArt | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Public art is a democratic entity, open to everyone, not just art seekers going to visit museums and galleries. We've rounded up ten public art projects from around the world that are well worth a visit and accessible to all.

The Stunning, Spiritual Barcelona Sagrada Familia Basilica

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Antoni Gaudi, artist, designer and architect, was responsible for most of Barcelona's distinct features, including Guell Park, myriad churches and cathedrals, and his most famous project, the Sagrada Família (Holy Family) church.

A Google Doodle For Antoni Gaudi

Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts

Today is the 161st birthday of Catalan architect and designer Antoni Gaudi. If you've caught a glimpse of the amazing Google Doodle created in his hon...

Stunning Video Of A Famous Spanish Landmark Transformed

Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts

Recognize this famous Spanish landmark? Antoni Gaudi's architectural 20th century masterpiece Sagrada Familia, received a psychedelic facelift fro...

Park Guell: Gaudi's Fantasy Land For Adults

Leora Novick | Posted 10.14.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

Filled with whimsical structures, mosaic tiled dragons, fountains and oddly shaped tunnels, Park Guell is no ordinary park. Here you can feel free to let your imagination run wild, as it seems quite possible to glimpse a fairy or two in this mysterious place.

Cement Goes Beyond The Sidewalk And Onto Your...Floors?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Earlier this month, the Financial Times suggested that the age-old tradition of designing interiors using handmade cement tiles has been making a wor...

Happy Birthday, Antoni Gaudi!

Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, one of the most famed and studied architects of all time. This Monday marks the 160th anniver...

Barcelona Industrial Design Pioneer on Classic Craft and Minimalism (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 02.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

His family left its mark on the Barcelona skyline (his uncle commissioned Antoni Gaudí to design the Casa Milà), but Miguel Milà chose to leave his imprint on a more modern field of design, dropping out of architecture school in the 1950s to pioneer the field of Spanish industrial design.

PHOTOS: 7 Famous Homes Turned Museums

BootsnAll | Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

These house museums give us a sense of what life was like in a different period and a glimpse of what went into making artists, writers and great thinkers who they were.

Sagrada Familia FINALLY Gets A Completion Date

Posted 11.22.2011 | Travel

La Sagrada Familia, one of the most beautiful buildings finally got a completion date this week, over 140 years after construction began. Joan Rigo...

Falling Under The Spell Of Barcelona's Tibidabo

Karina Martinez-Carter | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel
Karina Martinez-Carter

For me, Tibidabo became emblematic of Barcelona and of what made me fall in love with the city.

In Cuba, Architectural Vindication

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It traces its roots to an inspired conversation between victorious revolutionaries Che Guevara and Fidel Castro on an abandoned, suburban Havana golf course in January 1961. Those were heady days.

Film Review: Blood, Wax and Tears in the Story of Artist Seraphine

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Belgian-born actress Yolande Moreau gives a stunning and heartbreaking performance in this partly fictionalized biography of the painter Seraphine.