The Fran Daurel Foundation of Contemporary Art was inaugurated in 2001 at Poble Espanyol
The museum houses over 300 works by different internationally-renowned artists from a wide variety of periods and styles that chart a journey through contemporary Spanish art through a unique exhibition.
It comprises a wide range of trends and media with over 80 world-famous artists from different generations, such as Picasso, Miró, Dalí, Tàpies, Barceló or Chillida. Paintings, sculptures, drawings or ceramic pieces, ranging from abstraction to figuration and which move between informalism, expressionism, surrealism, hyper-realism and conceptual art.
The Fran Daurel Museum is made up of 2,500 m2 of permanent exhibition rooms, a room for temporary exhibitions and an auditorium. All aimed at offering an overview of contemporary art through a single exhibition, so that visitors can use their time at Poble Espanyol to discover the great artists of modern times.
The great artists of modern times
One of the universal artists of the 20th century, multifaceted and a creator of artistic movements.
The quintessential icon of Surrealism, achieved worldwide recognition during the 20th century, which still continues today.
One of the greatest representatives of Surrealism, worked in a variety of artistic disciplines, but always moving in the subconscious and the world of dreams.