Sunday, October 15, 2006

Parc de Joan Miro - Barcelona Spain

A 5 minute walk from my house, the Parc de Joan Miro is housed where an old 19th century slaughterhouse was located. It's constructed on two levels; the lower is devoted to palms, pines and eucalyptus trees. The upper level is paved and houses the amazing 1983 sculpture "Dona i Ocell (Woman & Bird) by Catalan artist Joan Miró. It sits in the middle of a pool and is covered with amazing glazed tiles.

All of the photos can be found here.

Look for my next post shortly (food in BCN).


Anonymous said...

Mama R asks..Is this made from solid rock or ??'s pretty cool!!! Thanks for sharing!!!
PS I am assuming the pool that surrounds it is not for swimming???

Chris Rako said...

Technically, no swimming. In reality, people go in when it gets hot.