Since 1999, the Catalan painter, draftsman and illustrator, Peric Pastor, has worked in his studio in the Poble Nou neighbourhood of Barcelona. Previously, he spent thirteen years living and working in New York, where he had his first exhibition in 1980.
Perico Pastor, the illustrator of 'El Poblenou torna a ser nou'
The Sala Ciutat reinvents itself
The City Hall's Sala Ciutat is reinventing itself as a bookshop specialising in books on Barcelona and as a space for displaying works from the illustration sector. Books, city and illustrations are the three foundations of a project that is set to grow.
The golden age of circus in Barcelona
From the end of the eighteenth century until the mid twentieth century, Barcelona was witness to the golden age of the circus. As well as the many travelling circuses that visited the city, people could also enjoy the permanent show, the Circo Ecuestre Barcelonés.
Pérez de Rozas, crónica gràfica de Barcelona 1931-1954
Carlos Pérez de Rozas, Barcelona’s most prolific photojournalist
A book on early photojournalism in Barcelona
Alessandro Merletti, Adolf Mas, Josep Maria Sagarra, Agustí Centelles and others were the pioneers of photojournalism in Barcelona early in the 20th century. They documented everything in the street which would become newspaper stories.
During the 14th and 15th centuries, Barcelona enjoyed a privileged position in the Mediterranean and was a hotbed of creativity which has been reflected in architecture, sculpture and paintings of an unmistakable Gothic style.
How cosmopolitan, elegant, subtle, committed and influential can Barcelona be? Close to three hundred photos from the 19th century to the present day answer this question.
Regala Cultura, regala Barcelona
Guia Metro a Metro
Espriu i Barcelona
La Sardana a Barcelona
Llibre Blanc, Barcelona, capital d'un nou estat
Itineraris Joan Coromines
With the book Itineraris de Joan Coromines, the travel writings of one of the most notable linguists are presented to the public for the first time.
An anthology of Gaziel's articles on Barcelona, published in La Vanguardia between 1919 and 1933, and which the author himself chose for a future publication he did not live to see.
Every Barcelona has his own book
At Sala Ciutat’s Bookstore, the inspiring space of Barcelona, with around 400 square meters at the citizens’ disposal, the book offer is large and varied. More than six hundred titles including history, architecture, art or Barcelona’s landscape.