The birth of modernity coincided with the industrial development of Barcelona and the flourishing of Catalan culture in the late 19th-early 20th century. The result was a unique artistic language and a large number of architectural masterpieces. This magnificent work of Antoni Gaudí, Luis Domenech Montaner, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, and Barcelona and other architects, turned the streets of the Catalan city in an open-air architectural museum.
Modern also known as Art Nouveau. Modernity and the rebelliousness of this style is reflected in such epithets as "breakthrough", "freedom", "youth" and "split". A key element in all of its variations were sensual curves instead of angles, implying movement, lightness, vivacity.
The basic ideas and techniques of the Catalan modernism are also present in sculpture, painting and decorative arts. In our 2010 in Barcelona Museum was opened, which collected the best examples of this wonderful style. Он называется MMCAT - Museum of Catalan Modernism. Here, a unique collection of furniture, paintings, sculptures and decorative arts. More 350 works of authors such as Antonio Gaudi, Joan Busquets, Joaquim Mir, Ramon Casas, Santiago Rusinol, Mikel Bly, Enric Claras, Josep Llimona and many other famous artists.
This is a wonderful museum, which will help you understand how lived the Catalan bourgeoisie of the second half of the XIX century. You move into the luxury era when every detail, dishes, mirror frame and stucco on the ceiling became a work of art.