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Famous personalities

Famous personalities in the history of Barcelona

Barcelona has spawned many world famous personalities. Antoni Gaudí helped the Catalan architecture to become world famous, Lluis Domènech i Montaner also characterises today's city of Barcelona.
Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Antoni Tapies and Salvador Dalí were pioneers of modern art.

The architect Antoni Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí, architect and designer, helped by his sometimes daring technical solutions of the Catalan architecture to the world's largest reputation. He is the leading exponent of Catalan Art Nouveau, the Modernisme. His building are unique, his design timeless bautiful.

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró

Miró's appearance resembled more a rich Bourgeois than an unconventional artist. His own style with strong colours and simplified forms is unique. You recognize his work everywhere in Barcelona.

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Catalan artist Antoni Tàpies

Antoni Tàpies

Antoni Tàpies i Puig is one of the most important Spanish artists. He was born in 1923 in Barcelona.

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The architect Lluis Domènech i Montaner

Lluis Domènech i Montaner

Lluis Domènech i Montaner (1849-1923) was one of the most important architects of the Catalan Art Nouveau, the Modernism. He also was a writer and famous and respected politician. He was particularly inspired by the Moorish architecture.

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