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Sala Parés

Historic art gallery in Barcelona, known as the oldest in Spain, showcasing contemporary and modern works since 1877.

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A well-known art gallery in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, Sala Parés is where Picasso held his first commercial exhibition in 1901 at the age of 20. Here he exhibited a series of pastel drawings completed alongside Ramon Casas. Having been housed in the same building at Carrer de Petritxol, 5 since 1884, Sala Parés is one of the oldest art galleries in the world.

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Sala Parés Articles

  • A Guide to Barcelona Through the Eyes of Picasso

    Pablo Picasso: one of the defining artists of the 20th century and a primary figure behind the Cubism movement. Although he spent the bulk of his adult life in Paris, Barcelona is where the legendary painter called his true home in times of nostalgia and sadness. Picasso was born in Málaga and later moved to […]