In this category, we highlight the vibrant artistic period that transformed Catalonia’s visual and material culture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, an era that firmly positioned Catalonia as a leading creative hub in the European Art Nouveau movement.

Art Nouveau, known as Modernisme in Catalonia, emphasized a break from the past, embracing innovation and the natural world’s aesthetic beauty. This section showcases the diverse range of decorative arts – including ceramics, glasswork, metalwork, textiles, and furniture – that flourished during this period. It’s here where we can truly appreciate the craftsmanship, design, and immense creativity that were the hallmarks of the Catalan Art Nouveau.


  • Architectural Ceramics (2)
  • Mosaic (3)