Paris. “Observatory of Light” by Daniel Buren at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

The Fondation Louis Vuitton opened in October 2014 in Paris’ forest & park Bois de Boulogne. It is one of Frank Gehry’s latest buildings and a true masterpiece! When I first visited the foundation in December 2014 it look like this: And it was absolutely stunning! But now with the addition of Daniel Buren’s “Observatory… Read More Paris. “Observatory of Light” by Daniel Buren at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

Barcelona. Montjuic. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in the Palau Nacional.

The Palau Nacional at Montjuic was built for the International Exhibition, which took place in Barcelona in 1929. 5 years later it became the home of  MNAC – the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. The museum “embraces all the arts (sculpture, painting, objets d’art, drawing, engraving, posters, photography and coinage) and has the task of explaining… Read More Barcelona. Montjuic. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in the Palau Nacional.

Barcelona. Port Olympic. Public Art. Goldfish by Frank Gehry.

Star-architect Frank O. Gehry, who is known for buildings like the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, created this large scale sculpture for the Summer Olympics 1992 in Barcelona. Like many other Gehry buildings it is made of stainless steel and reflects the sunlight. The fish is 56… Read More Barcelona. Port Olympic. Public Art. Goldfish by Frank Gehry.

Bilbao. Portugalete / Getxo. Puente de Vizcaya.

Despite it’s commonly used name “Puente Colgante” (= suspension bridge) this bridge is in fact a transporter bridge. In 2006 the UNESCO declared the bridge, which was built in 1893, as a World Heritage for its combination of beauty, innovation and functionality. from the UNESCO website: “Vizcaya Bridge straddles the mouth of the Ibaizabal estuary,… Read More Bilbao. Portugalete / Getxo. Puente de Vizcaya.