Modern, airy building that makes use of light & space and as a varied & changing exhibits of contemporary art, the Derek Jarmon blue piece is unmissable
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The architecture is light and airy from the entrance however the exhibition space over the three floors is repetitive and consequently the navigation for each floor is pschologically boring. The three concurrent exhibitions could also have been more contrasting. Nothing bad, but the curating lacked...More
All modern art can be scary, it can shock, offend, or simply bore. MACBA probably change their exhibitions frequently and in which case you might find something interesting. For me the art on show in December 2017 was a bitter disappointment. Pretentious, unskilled, lacking credibility;...More
Included as part of the ARTICKETBCN, MACBA features a thoroughly underwhelming collection further marred by the fact that during our visit the workers were on strike for unfair labor practices. Although slightly more impressive than the CCCB which was also ‘supposedly’ included on the Pass...More
Friendly striking staff on a picket line explained that entrance was free because of their industrial action, so we paid into the strike fund instead (completely voluntarily, no pressure). We were gripped by the excellent exhibition on forensic architecture.
The place is nice, the museum is bright and big, there was free entrance - which I'm glad there was, wouldn't have wanted to pay for this. There was very little variety, and felt like very little art. The first floor was a mix of...More
We decided to brave the catalan rally on Sunday and arrived at this place. We knew there was a strike so we were met at the front door by strikers who explained the strike to us. Entrance was free because of the strike and the...More
This is not a museum of art. It is a collection of propaganda displays and materials. Very disappointed in it. Do not recommend.