Barcelona is world-famous for its artistic heritage: Gaudí, Picasso, Miró, to name a few. But what about the artists of today? Those who nobody knows of just yet, but may be the future masters of tomorrow? Here, Culture Trip select eight of the best galleries in Barcelona to discover up-and-coming artists.
The Blue Project Foundation is a multidisciplinary art venue where all who enter its doors are invited to reflect upon contemporary art in an open and respectful manner. It’s also a place of creation thanks to the residency program that enables young artists to develop and grow with the support of the foundation. And did we mention that it’s home to one of the most popular vegan cafés in town?
Blue Project Foundation, Princesa, 57, Barcelona, Spain, +34 931 824 371
Valid Foto Bcn Gallery
Valid Foto Bcn Gallery is all about photography, exhibiting the work of international and national contemporary photographers. In an era where there has never been so many photos taken in the world, this gallery offers a space to reflect on the beauty of images. The gallery strives to promote the work of new artists and participates in a number of local and international art fairs.
Valid Foto Bcn Gallery, Buenaventura Muñoz, 6, Barcelona, Spain, +34 934 869 806
Victor Lope Arte Contemporaneo
Located in the heart of the Eixample neighborhood, Victor Lope’s gallery displays work by some of the most trending contemporary artists in Barcelona, both emergent and established. Another great multidisciplinary space, it pays special attention to sculpture, painting and photography.
Victor Lope Arte Contemporaneo, Aribau, 75, Barcelona, Spain, +34 936 675 559
A self-named ‘springboard gallery’, the Balaguer Gallery‘s entire raison d’être is the promotion of emerging artists on the contemporary art scene. Open to all types of artistic expression, this inter-disciplinary space exhibits a wide range of art forms and styles, including painting, drawing, sculpture, performance and video art.
Balaguer Gallery, Roger de Flor, 5, Barcelona, Spain, +34 934 874 199
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