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Guillermo Santomá: Artistic Free Will

Some may see the work of Guillermo Santomá (Barcelona, ​​1984) as a shocking orgy of disconnected forms, toxic materials and attractive utopian functionalities. A rave of boundless creations. However, his insightful mystical-aesthetic bait isn’t bitten by chance. Once one sees his pieces, constructions, works or interventions there is no going back. Although one may get distracted by the happening elements wisely […]

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Meg Hewitt: achromatic viscerality

Discovering the work of Australian photographer Meg Hewitt (Sidney, 1973) is like plunging into a vast river that terrifies and attracts you at the same time and which will take you somewhere unknown. Her dark, ruthless and visceral imagery reaches its zenith with the series Tokyo is Yours, now published in a photobook bearing the same […]

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Ordinariness in pastel colors by Xaviera Altena

Communicative and with a touch of humor, Xaviera Altena joins the group of illustration artists who focus on social issues such as feminism, race and gender. The 25-year-old artist seeks to give meaning to her work with a clear objective in mind: to fight for something beyond pure expression.  Using pastel pink and lemon yellow […]

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Enjoy Matteo Berton’s colourful landscapes

City landscapes, nature landscapes and everyday situations are part of the work of Italian illustrator Matteo Berton. His are landscapes with character, detail and personality to get lost in just by looking at them. With a palette of solid and striking colors, Matteo Berton tells a story with simple forms With a palette of solid and […]

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Kalaña, a revitalizing color epidemic

Puerto Rican artist Sofía Maldonado reflects on and experiences with public art with her project Kalaña, a work that revives an abandoned tobacco factory to give it a totally new and profitable use. As part of the Cromática project, Caguas – in which Maldonado collaborates alongside 6 other artists to revitalize abandoned spaces -, Kalaña […]

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/ Hotspots / Barcelona / Eixample

Senda Gallery, expanding horizons

Senda Gallery is one of Barcelona’s most emblematic art centers. Since it opened in 1991 on the not-longer-that-iconic Consell de Cent street, it has favored “the talent, the risk and the uniqueness of young and established artists from here and abroad”, becoming one of the city’s most important art galleries. Now Galería Senda is expanding horizons […]

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Desigmed, the collective of good design

A new group of designers has just arrived in the city. Halfway between art and industry, the Desigmed collective is formed by industrial designers who participate in the entire product creation process, from sketching to producing to launching the product.

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Carla Cascales, the contemporary designer

You may have heard about Carla Cascales before. A self-defined “contemporary designer”, she has been delighting us with her neat, minimalistic aesthetics for quite a while, expressed in different formats and with different purposes (professional and artistic). Her series Etimo has caught our attention as we see it as a singular culmination of a cycle […]

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David Redon turned Tarantino’s Films into vintage books

Parisian art director and designer David Redon, aka Ads Libitum transformed Quentin Tarantino’s films into vintage books through the Pulp Books series featuring vintage-looking covers. This isn’t the first time he does this. In 2014 he made pop icons, including Kanye West, into American 1950s advertising characters. Ads Libitum is the brand behind David Redon’s works. Visit […]

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/ Hotspots / Barcelona / Gracia

Galería Cromo, a place where you can breathe art

The Galería Cromo is located in one of Barcelona’s most populated districts, Gracia –characterized by its traditional people, its landmarks and for being the very essence of the Condal City. This brand new gallery is devoted to illustration and drawing. This 120m2 space also boasts a 25m2 yard to host exhibitions, workshops and courses, a […]

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