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Kbr Fundación MAPFRE

BCN's new Photography Center

In October 2020, MAPFRE, the big Madrid-based insurance company, opened two large rooms in its landmark seafront skyscraper in the Vila Olímpica, as new exhibition centre dedicated to photography.

KBr means potassium bromide, a salt used in the classic photo developing. The inaugural shows were dedicated to Bill Brandt and Paul Strand; future ones will be dedicated to the classics but also contemporary authors and photographers.

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Av. Litoral 30

open Tues-Sun 11am-7pm

Adm €5, free Tue

kbr.fundacionmapfre.org

metro Ciutadella/Vila Olímpica

+34 932 723 180

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by Enric, Creative Commons License