Sala Parés, founded in 1877, is the first gallery that was established in Spain. It has three spaces in a single building, in the center of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, where he exhibits the work of the current 34 artists with whom he works.
With regard to painting, it has both authors based on contemporary figuration and realism, as well as others expressing themselves in abstraction. There are also some artists in the gallery that focus on sculpture, photography and video art, as well as others who formulate their proposals from hybrid approaches with the intersection of various techniques and disciplines.
Sala Parés participates in international fairs, and collaborate with museums and foundations. Annually organizes, with the collaboration of institutions and Faculties of Fine Arts, a contest dedicated to the young creation, Art<35, that has a Jury formed by directors of museums, artists and curators very relevant in the contemporary scene.
Marcos Cárdenas, Toni Catany, Ángel Mateo Charris, Garikovitz Cuevas, Carlos Díaz, Adrián Espinós, Leticia Feduchi, Lourdes Fisa, Gorka García Hererra, Gonzalo Goytisolo, Núria Guinovart, Rafel Joan, Ángel Marcos, Guerrero Medina, Anna Miquel, Carlos Morago, Ruth Morán, Gloria Muñoz, Marcos Palazzi, Magí Puig, Alejandro Quincoces, Miguel Rasero, Eduard Resbier, Xavier Rodés, Joseba Sánchez Zabaleta, Anaïs Senli, Gonzalo Sicre, Lluis Ventós, Albert Vidal, Segimon Vilarassau, Marco Nori, Alberto Romero Gil.
The exhibition Obsidional landscapes establishes different readings of the ruins, understood as memory and forgetfulness, as memory transformed by time, as beauty in destruction… The use of objects in each of the works articulates the narrative blocks, being used as…