ECHO Rising Stars: Pablo Ferrández

ECHO Rising Stars: Pablo Ferrández

The Barbican is part of ECHO, the European Concert Halls Organisation, which collaborates each year to give Europe’s brightest young musical stars a truly international platform. The list of emerging classical musicians includes the Spanish cellist Pablo...
PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE: Landscape Plus | Laida Lertxundi

PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE: Landscape Plus | Laida Lertxundi

PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE is a monthly platform devised to share knowledge of creative practices that navigate independent and expanded forms of publishing and distribution. Through a wide variety of activities, this platform attempts to empower emerging or under-represented...
Leighton’s Travels to Spain

Leighton’s Travels to Spain

Leighton’s attraction for Spain, although fascinating, is little-researched and it is only known through half a dozen landscape studies, often unidentified, and a lecture given to the students of the Royal Academy in 1889. This lecture sheds light on Leighton’s interest for Spanish art and culture and it is presented by art historian Véronique Gerard Powell.

‘Picasso and Paper’ at the Royal Academy of Arts

‘Picasso and Paper’ at the Royal Academy of Arts

This exhibition displays the way Picasso conceived paper and how creatively he played with it. He used this material to explore and express his ideas. You will see Picasso’s creative process first-hand in remarkable documentary footage of the artist at work, studies...
“Something Necessary and Useful”, by Carlos Bunga

“Something Necessary and Useful”, by Carlos Bunga

The visual artist Carlos Bunga (born in Portugal and raised in Spain) showcases the exhibition “Something Necessary and Useful” at Whitechapel Gallery from 26 Jan. In his first major UK commission, he explores architecture through innovative installations...