MOCO Museum Audio Tour: How to Understand Contemporary Art (NO Ticket)

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1 km
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Duration 1h 30m
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Hosted by Alina
$16.03
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Learn to understand contemporary art with an author-guided audio tour
  • Gain insights into all major art movements
  • See works by Dali, Basquiat, Banksy, Warhol
  • Understand why a urinal can overturn the history of art
  • Discover what is hidden behind Malevich's "Black Square"
This guided tour of the Museum of Modern Art, led by the cultural mediator of the National Foundation of Italy, distinguishes itself from curator-led lectures and other presentations by modern art authorities. It aims to be informative, enjoyable, and, most importantly, to provide a contextual framework that enhances the experience of exploring contemporary art galleries. You will delve into the fundamental "isms" of art, gaining insights into the historical events that have shaped modern art to its present state. Whether you develop a love for modern art or not, the tour encourages an understanding that prevents the uninformed exclamations often heard in modern art galleries, such as "yes, my five-year-old nephew paints better." Unlike academic discussions on individual museum exhibits, this tour doesn't replicate the detailed descriptions already provided by the curators. Instead, the guide focuses on the broader context, offering guidance on how to appreciate contemporary art and leaving you alone with the artworks for a personal dialogue. During the tour, you'll encounter masterpieces by Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol, gaining insights into why modern art commands such high prices. The evolution of art from Renoir's creations to the abstraction of Jean-Michel Basquiat will be explored. Additionally, you'll discover the innovative work of the progressive modern artist Guillermo Lorca, who skillfully intertwines reality and dreams.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour
  • Movies reccomendations
  • The algorythm to understand contemporary art
  • Earphones — please bring your own
  • Museum tickets
  • Personal guide - this is an audio tour

Places you will visit

Moco Museum Barcelona
Carrer de Montcada, 25, Ciutat Vella

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Meet the host, Alina
On WeGoTrip since 2022
My career has been in tourism for the last 10 years, so I will do my best to give you a sense of Italy based on my personal experiences. I am one of the most cosmopolitan people on earth: native to Russia from georgian-russian...

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