There’s a new house-museum opened up in Mallorca, called the Casa Pare Ginard Museu de la Paraula, Father Ginard House Museum of the word. Interesting name, huh? What do you think it’s about?
Today I have a special post: an interview with an artist in Mallorca. His name is Txema Alvarez and apart from being a talented artist, he is also a good friend of mine. In fact, he is Vice President of our Winter Activities group in Mallorca. But his talents span much wider than that.
Our last stop on the art tour in Palma that I attended with our Winter Activities group was the Fran Reus Gallery, a place that has existed since 2003 and is found in the centre of Palma up one of the many charming side streets. Their current exhibition was called (Self) Portrait and featured several […]
L21 art gallery in Palma opened in 2011 with the objective of promoting emerging artists. I visited L21 during an art tour in Palma. Read about the tour here. There are several spaces at L21, but the space that we visited was The Apartment, a space that looks, well, like someone’s apartment. It is a furnished but […]
I visited Casal Solleric recently when I was on the Palma Art Tour. Located on the Born in Palma, Casal Solleric is a wonderful 18th century Mallorcan palace with one of the most amazing courtyards in the city. It is now open to the public and houses the tourist information centre and various temporary exhibitions.
La Caja Blanca, or the White Box was the first place we visited on our recent art tour of Palma with our Winter Activities group. It is a contemporary art gallery in the centre of Palma.
I joined an art tour through the city of Palma the other day. Surprised? Imagine how surprised I was to be there! The tour was organised by Txema, Vice President of our Winter Activities group. Txema is the artist of our group and he thought we would find this interesting. We did.
This month, for our Destination of the Month, we are looking at art in Mallorca. Nope, this is not an April fool’s. I’m serious. You probably already know that I, personally, am not a fan of art in general. And I know that that is a real generalisation.
At the Yanick and Ben Jakober Foundation in Alcudia they are so secretive about that coffered ceiling, or artesonado that they have. I don’t get it. If I had a ceiling like that in my house I’d be unbelievably proud!