Catalan Museum Bets Big on Modern Art for Visitor Boost

Catalan Museum Bets Big on Modern Art for Visitor Boost

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso,
Monday, September 29, 2014
Museu Nacional d'Art de CatalunyaPhoto via: WikipediaMuseu Nacional d'Art de CatalunyaPhoto via: Wikipedia

Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya
Photo via: Wikipedia

Renew or perish seems to be the mantra behind the ambitious new rehang of Barcelona’s Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, which opened to the public last week. Spearheaded by director Pepe Serra, the move has radically shifted the museum’s focus from Medieval art to highlights from its collection of Modern art, El Mundo reports.

The rehang was accompanied by a comprehensive renovation of the museum’s ground floor galleries. The work took place over six months with

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