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Puzzled

2 Jul copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Parc Güell

Happy Monday! It was a weekend which ended in rain, thunder and cooling temperatures, as well as football madness here. How was your weekend? Today we’re going to get puzzled. Yes, puzzled! But not in a bad way. Quite the contrary, for I’m sharing examples of Barcelona’s mosaics with you. Ready?

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Parc Güell

Hugely popular in Barcelona’s Modernisme period, mosaics were widely used to decorate many of the buildings that were constructed at this time. Famous examples among these are of course Antoni Gaudí’s Parc Güell and Sagrada Familia.

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Overheads

28 May copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Mosaics at Parc Güell

Happy Monday! It’s a public holiday, here in Barcelona, but for those of you hard at work, and for those of you, just having a lazy day, here’s a post on overheads, in other words, what’s above us, sheltering us from the sun, or rain, as the case may be, in other words: ceilings… enjoy!

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Waves and curls – Passeig de Gràcia

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