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Posted on 19 August 2010 in Barcelona, always!, History

Eugeni Forcano. My Barcelona

Eugeni Forcano. My Barcelona

Barcelona’s Photographic Archives, in collaboration with the Municipal Archives System Deparment, is presenting a selection of pictures in the exhibition Eugeni Forcano: My Barcelona. The exhibition features over 130 black-and-white, large format photographs and is being held at two separate venues, the Sala Ciutat and the Arxiu Fotogràfic de Barcelona.

Eugeni Forcano, a self-taught artist, fascinated by the power of the image and how to capture it. He started very young, producing photoreports about local life in his hometown Canet de Mar, where he set up his first photographic laboratory. During the 60’s, Forcano worked for the weekly magazine Destino, and is one of the most awarded photographers of Spain.

Where: Sala Ciutat – Ajuntament de Barcelona. Ciutat, 2. <M> Jaume I
Where: Arxiu Fotogràfic de Barcelona. Pons i Clerch, 2. <M> Arc de Triomf
When: Until January 2011.
More inf@: Free entrance. Detailed opening times can be found here.

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