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ART CITY

Bilbao's commitment to artistic expression is intimately tied to the shift in the model of urban and economic development.

Not only is the Guggenheim Museum able to attract the most sophisticated contemporary art shows, but both the Fine Arts Museum and Bilbao Arte Foundation have also displayed a spectacular renewal, promoting programmes to produce and disseminate art of all types.

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Art in the street

Wandering around Bilbao, one can enjoy works by artists who let their imagination fly, turning the city into a veritable open air museum.

Such artists as: Salvador DALI, Eduardo CHILLIDA, Jorge OTEIZA, Miquel NAVARRO, Manolo VALDES, Jeef KOONS, Louise BORGOISE, Vicente LARREA, and many more, offer a fresh and novel perspective to a number of sites around the city.

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Urban Equipment

This section covers urban elements such as benches, litter bins, tree grates, street lights, bollards, bus-stops, signage, and so on.

Discover the city's identifiers, which more often than not go unnoticed.

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BILBAO DESIGN

The concept of design is so wide and varied that sometimes the boundary between art and other artistic disciplines becomes very thin, or even non-existent.

With design as its leitmotiv, this section is intended to be a hodgepodge of topics.

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Bilbao Art District

Bilbao Art District is born, a joint initiative of the galleries, museums and art major agents of the city, with the participation, support and cooperation of the City of Bilbao and the Provincial Council of Biscay.

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Tag: ERTIBIL BIZKAIA

XXIX edición de la muestra itinerante de Artes Visuales ERTIBIL BIZKAIA 2012 en la Sala Rekalde

Sala Rekalde exhibition space presents ERTIBIL, a touring exhibition of visual arts organized by the Department for Culture of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia, which aims to support and encourage young creators at the first steps of their artistic careers. The twenty-nine edition of this encounter with young art exhibits the work of twenty artists, among which are the winners of the first, second and third prizes : Sra Polaroiska, Ion Macareno y Mikeldi Pérez Urquijo, respectively. Read more