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Casa Vicens House

  • Casa Vicens house. Barcelona

    Casa Vicens house. Barcelona

  

Category

House

Date

19th century

Artist

Antoni Gaudí

Style

Modernism
Calle de les Carolines, 18-24
08012 Barcelona
Barcelona, Catalonia
Barcelona

E-mailinfo@casavicens.org

Websitehttp://https://casavicens.org/es/

This is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, together with another six works by Antoni Gaudí.

This building was the architect Gaudí’s first important work. Built between 1883 and 1888, the Manuel Vicens i Montaner House was designed as a summer residence for a wealthy family. Gaudí was in the first stage of his career, which featured structures where straight lines were preferred to curves.

The style belongs to a phase that was influenced by Orientalism and the taste for art from the Middle East, mainly Arab, Persian and Byzantine. A good example of this is the façade profusely decorated with tiles.

 

Practical information

Timetables

 

Nov 01 to Mar 31

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Tuesday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Closing period

Jan 9, 2023 to Jan 18, 2023

 Permanecerá cerrado los días 25 de diciembre y 6 de enero.

 

Apr 01 to Oct 01

Monday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Rates

 

General: €18

Reduced: €16

Children: Free admission

Reservations
Website: http://https://casavicens.org/es/comprar-entradas/

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View of the exhibition «Comic. Dreams and history» © Fundación la Caixa

Sep 29, 2022 to Jan 15, 2023

Exhibition

CaixaForum - Barcelona
Comic. Dreams and History

Carrie Mae Weems: 'The Edge of Time. Ancient Rome' from the series Roaming, 2006; and 'Could you shut the door?', 2019. Digital chromogenic printing. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York © Carrie Mae Weems, cortesía Jack Shainman Gallery, New York y Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin.

Oct 5, 2022 to Jan 15, 2023

Exhibition

Centro de Fotografía KBr - Barcelona
Carrie Mae Weems. A Great Turn in the Possible

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Oct 11, 2022 to Dec 15, 2022

Festival

Palau de la Música Catalana auditorium - Barcelona
Barcelona International Jazz Festival

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Nov 18, 2022 to Dec 4, 2022

Festival

Contemporary Culture Centre (CCCB) - Barcelona
La Alternativa. Barcelona Independent Film Festival

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