Catalan Museum Bets Big on Modern Art for Visitor Boost
Monday, September 29, 2014
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