Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
(Museum of Contemporary Art)
Museum of Contemporary Art - exterior view looking along the facade. The museum is dedicated to works from the second half of the 20th century. "The MACBA, designed by American architect Richard Meier, has a longitudinal floor plan with a 120 x 35 m base, in which a circular piece that serves to articulate exhibition space, is vertically inserted, passing through all four floors. Richard Meier's architecture is clearly based on rationalism and alludes to the masters of Modern Architecture, particularly Le Corbusier, by combining straight and curved lines to establish a dialogue between interior space and exterior illumination which filters into the galleries through large skylights ...." - information on the museum's website.
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Art museums -- Spain -- Barcelona
Architecture -- Spain -- Barcelona
Architecture -- 1900-2000