Catalan Government announces the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of Lluís Domènech i Montaner
The Government of Catalonia has approved the commemorations for the year 2023, a highlight of which includes the 100th anniversary of the death of the Modernista architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, who was also a politician, historian, illustrator, font and book binding designer.
The architect of works as diverse as the Palau de la Música, Casa Lleó i Morera and Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau will be the subject of an exhibition that aims to showcase the work he left behind in terms of Modernista heritage and in the collective of the Catalan people.
The Lluís Domènech i Montaner Board (Taula Lluís Domènech i Montaner), formed in 2016 by the city councils that are home to most of the architect’s work – Barcelona, Canet de Mar and Reus, as well by the institutions Centre d’Estudis Lluís Domènech i Montaner and Fundació Lluís Domènech i Montaner – will organise a variety of activities to highlight his figure.
Get the Guidebook of Barcelona Modernisme Route
The Barcelona Modernisme Route is an itinerary through the Barcelona of Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch, who, together with other architects, made Barcelona the great capital of Catalan Art Nouveau. With this route you can discover impressive palaces, amazing houses, the temple that is symbol of the city and an immense hospital, as well as more popular and everyday works such as pharmacies, shops, shops, lanterns or banks. Modernisme works that show that Art Nouveau took root in Barcelona and even today is still a living art, a lived art.
The Guidebook of Barcelona Modernisme Route can be acquired in our centers of Modernisme.