In this writing we recommend some activities and notices for your stay in Barcelona. Tips: Download the Guide to practice and the discount card at Apartments Barcelona Checkin. Recommended activities: a beautiful beach (A) activity with the family (B) and the National Museum of art of Catalonia history: don’t miss it! If during your holiday in town you is walking through the Park of Montjuic, don’t forget to visit the MNAC. The National Museum of art of Catalonia (MNAC) is located precisely at the National Palace, significant headquarters of the International Expo of 1929. This museum is characterized especially by its collection of Romanesque art in Catalonia. This is its major attraction. The Museum exhibits a series of murals works that make it unique in the globe.
Also be different ofrcen carvings in wood, works of precious metalwork, enamels and sculptures in stone. Most of the pieces are samples of the Romanesque painting in the Catalan community. Of the Gothic era, the museum displays elaborate works through various techniques that serve to illustrate This historical period in the Catalan community. In the section dedicated to the Renaissance and the Baroque protrude two tables Bartolome Bermejo, a martyrdom of Ribera, an immaculate conception by Zurbaran and an emblematic San Pablo de Velazquez, one of the few safe of the painter works preserved outside the Prado Museum. Since 2005, the Museum contains also some works of painting of Catalonia from the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection, ceded in free deposit. Among them, there are paintings of Mariano Fortuny, Lluis Graner, Ramon Casas, Joaquim Mir, Hermen Anglada Camarasa, Joaquin Torres Garcia and Antoni Tapies. Also recently, the MNAC has added several works by Pablo Picasso, among which noteworthy woman in hat and fur collar, received as a dation in payment of taxes. A singular work of Edvard Munch is shown as a loan from September 2007: Portrait of Thor Lutken, who was the Attorney for the painter.