Moving time  59 minutes

Time  one hour 4 minutes

Coordinates 824

Uploaded March 1, 2020

Recorded March 2020

390 f
164 f
3.47 mi

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near Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i La Ribera, Catalunya (España)

This walk explores the Barcelona of Picasso’s youth. Discover the places he lived, the studios where he painted early masterpieces and the cafes and art galleries that formed his world.

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Porxos d'en Xifré

The Picasso family lived at Passeig d’Isabel II, 4 when they arrived from Malaga.
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Carrer de la Plata, 4

In 1896, Picasso’s father rented a studio on the top floor of this building for his 14 year old son. It was in this studio that Picasso painted Science and Charity (1897) at age 15, now in the Museu Picasso de Barcelona.
Sacred architecture

Plaça de la Mercè

The Picasso family later moved to Carrer de la Mercè, 3, 2n 1ª, which was destroyed to make way for the square in front of La Mercè church.
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Carrer d’Avinyó 44

One of Picasso’s most renowned paintings, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon is understood to make reference to a brothel on Carrer d’Avinyó in the Gothic Quarter.
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Carrer dels Escudellers Blancs, 1 or 2

In 1899, Picasso used a new studio in Carrer dels Escudellers Blancs, situated near Placa Reial.
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Birthplace of Joan Miró

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Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 10

After his first two trips to Paris, Picasso shared a new studio in 1902 with the sculptor Angel Fernandez de Soto and the painter Josep Rocarol in the Raval neighborhood, roughly across the street from Palau Güell.
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Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya (Plaça Nova, 5)

The friezes on the facade of the Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya were created by the Norwegian artist, Carl Nesjar in 1960 from drawings made by Picasso.
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Els Quatre Gats (Carrer de Montsió, 3)

Picasso painted the menu and his first ever public exhibition was held there in February 1900.
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Carrer del Comerç, 28

Picasso’s last studio in Barcelona (1904) was lent him by the sculptor Pau Gargallo.

Tribute to Picasso by Antoni Tapies


Museu Picasso (Carrer de Montcada, 15-23)


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