Barcelona's MACBA opens the Francesc Torres installation

Barcelona's regeneration continues to create a sense of valuable cultural places for both city inhabitants and the international visitor.

The Museu D'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) sits in El Raval, a working class district of winding alleyways, cafes and palm trees which is an area that requires on-going regenerative attention. However, the museum represents a modern outward looking approach that not only creates a cultural destination for city inhabitants and tourists, but puts the city on the the wider international map for contemporary art excellence. It celebrates the best of Catalan art while displaying big-name Spanish and international artists.

We interviewed the gallery Director, Ferran Barenblit, who described the importance of its' existence for Barcelona: