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Where the streets exude art

MUSEUMS

GALLERIES

CULTURE

AVANT-GARDE


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contents One big arts centre 4 Award-winning architecture 6 A stroll amidst sculpture 8 Museums, focal points of culture

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Galleries with open-doors 16 Artistic expressions 24 More art in Bilbao

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Arts weekend 37 Street map 38 Bilbao-Bizkaia Tourist Office 41


One big arts centre Bilbao has secured a position at the centre of the international avant-garde art scene. And art in Bilbao lies in the heart of the city. With the milestone that the opening of the Guggenheim Museum represented 16 years ago in 1997, Bilbao has been developing a particular concentration of artistic proposals in what is known as the Bilbao Art District: an area between 4


the ­Maritime Museum Ría de Bilbao, look up to contemplate the works of Albia Gardens, Colón de Larreategui architects such as Pelli, Isozaki, Ferand Paseo de Abandoibarra. rater, Soriano, Siza, Moneo, Calatrava and Gehry. Explore this area and discover Bilbao while you discover the city’s art. Ad- Naturally, you should not miss exmire the amazing collections in the ploring the many art galleries, bookMuseum of Fine Arts, Guggenheim shops, antique shops, auction housMuseum Bilbao, Ría de Bilbao Mari- es, trendy boutiques, charming bars time Museum and the Sala Rekalde and prestigious restaurants that art gallery. Stroll through this privi- enrich the Bilbao Art District with a leged spot, amidst sculptures in the special and singular ambience. open air by iconic contemporary artists: Dalí, Chillida, Koons, Bour­geois Bilbao Art District, a big art centre in and Kapoor, amongst others, and the heart of Bilbao. 5


Award-winning architecture 4 Pritzker Prizes within a kilometre

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Frank Gehry

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Deusto Library Rafael Moneo


The world’s most prestigious architects are present in the Bilbao Art District. A short stroll will enable you to become acquainted with the works of four recipients of the Pritzker Prize: the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao by Frank Gehry, the Library of the University of Deusto by Rafael Moneo, the Auditorium of the University of the Basque Country by Alvaro Siza and the Metro by Norman Foster.

Auditorium of the UPV Alvaro Siza

Moreover, along the same route on foot you will find works by other renowned architects, such as Arata Isozaki, Santiago Calatrava, Cesar Pelli, Ricardo Legorreta and Carlos Ferrater. This is a unique opportunity, at global level, to enjoy some of the best examples of avant-garde architecture.

Metro Norman Foster

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A stroll amidst sculpture

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Within the Bilbao Art District, scores of sculptures overlook the estuary, accompany us as we stroll, are found in gardens or surprise us in an unexpected spot. Urban planning and sculpture coexist in harmony and invite us to explore the city, transformed into a veritable open-air museum within the Bilbao Art District. consult the sculptures map

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Museums, focal points of culture

Within the Bilbao Art District art is lived and breathed. With each step a different museum proposes a singular cultural experience. The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao enables visitors to enjoy important international contemporary art exhibitions and to immerse themselves in the incomparable building designed by Frank Gehry. Five minutes away on foot, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is noteworthy for its exceptional exhibitions of paintings within the Spanish and Flemish schools, along with a large presence of Basque artists. Not to be missed. The Sala Rekalde art gallery houses the most contemporary examples of artistic production, employing different working formats: exhibitions, isolated projects for the presentation of works, discussion sessions, video screenings, conferences and publications. Continuing along the bank of the estuary, the Ría de Bilbao Maritime Museum pays homage to the city’s shipping tradition, conserving and disseminating the history, culture and identity of the men and women who lived on and off the Ría de Bilbao. 10


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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 1

Avenida Abandoibarra, 2 – 48009 Telephone: 944 35 90 80 informacion@guggenheim-bilbao.es www.guggenheim-bilbao.es

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The most important artists of the second half of the 20th century are gathered together in the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Co­ ­ llection, including, amongst others, Chillida, Serra, Klein, Koons, Holzer, Warhol, Kiefer, Rosenquist, Rauschenberg, Basquiat, Tàpies or Barceló. Furthermore, the museum programmes temporary world-class exhibitions over the course of the year and presents a unique cultural offer within a venue that has become an international icon of the avant-garde.


Bilbao Fine Arts Museum 2

Museo Plaza, 2 – 48009 Telephone: 944 39 60 60 www.museobilbao.com

The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum houses a collection of more than ten thousand pieces, spanning from the 13th century to the present day. Particular attention should be drawn to the paintings within the Spanish and Flemish schools, along with the large presence of internationally renowned Basque artists.

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Sala Rekalde

Alameda Rekalde, 30 – 48009 Telephone: 94 406 85 32 salarekalde@bizkaia.net www.salarekalde.bizkaia.net The Sala Rekalde art gallery is a space dedicated to improving understanding of, hosting and disseminating the different practices within contemporary art. Since its inauguration in 1991, its development has been linked to research into the most contemporary artistic production, within and outside of Spain, via proposals for undertakings that reflect the debates around which today’s art revolves.

Ría de Bilbao Maritime Museum 4

Muelle Ramón de la Sota, 1 – 48013 Telephone: 94 608 55 00 Fax: 944 42 59 23 info@museomaritimobilbao.org www.museomaritimobilbao.org Affording a viewpoint in a privileged position, the museum brings us closer to the enthralling adventure of the sea via the estuary and Port of Bilbao, whilst enabling us to take in the enormous urban change that the metropolis has experienced over the last 30 years. The collection of the Ría de Bilbao Maritime Museum is grounded on elements and items that make reference to the city’s maritime culture and activity. 15


Galleries with open doors

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In the Bilbao Art District, art does not end with the museums, sculpture or emblematic buildings. The city’s art galleries present visitors with alternative offers, enabling them to feel the artistic pulse of our city through the works of acclaimed and emerging artists.

rather, are primarily focused on providing artists with a showcase and a meeting point for those who feel passionate about art. Contemplate the art, ask questions and you will be afforded an attentive response and all the explanations that you are looking for. .

Visit the galleries and see what they have to offer. They are not merely The galleries of the Bilbao Art District establishments that sell works, but await you and will welcome your visit.

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Aritza Gallery

Marqués del Puerto, 14 – 48008 Telephone: 944 15 94 10 ga.aritza@euskalnet.net www.galeriaaritza.com

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Ederti Gallery

Alameda Rekalde, 37 – 48011 Telephone: 944 43 08 44 www.galeriaederti.com ederti@euskalnet.net

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Established in 1973 and distinguished by Bilbao City Council in 2005, this gallery, located in the very heart of the city, promotes contemporary artists that form a part of avant-garde movements of yesteryear, along with young artists. In addition to its permanent collection, it presents exhibitions focusing on a given artist’s work each month, publishes graphic works and markets designer jewellery.

Ederti gallery was inaugurated on 8 February 1974 with the exhibition “From Rodin to the Present Day”. It is dedicated to contemporary art, painting, sculpture and graphic works. It has participated in the following fairs: Basel 79, Arteder 81, Chicago-Navy 88 and 89, and Arco 90.


Bilbao and the Museum of Fine Arts, forming a triangle with these two buildings. Henao, 3 – 48009 It boasts a floor area of 450m2, over Telephone: 944 24 45 45 two levels, taking in exhibitions, the galeria@galerialumbreras.com art collection, a storage area, an adwww.galerialumbreras.com ministrative area and toilets. Its artistic project incorporates contempoLocated in the midst of the Ensanche rary artists, avant-garde movements de Bilbao area, this gallery lies 400 of the past, the promotion of young metres from the Guggenheim Museum artists and works on paper.

Juan Manuel Lumbreras Gallery 3

Kalao Panafrican Creations Gallery

nent collection featuring works by various artists, along with an interesting collection of ritual sculpture.

Arbolantxa, 6 (Albia) – 48001 Telephone: 946 52 05 68 info@kalaobilbao.com www.kalaobilbao.com

The gallery includes works by Lilanga, Ajaba, Msagula, R. Ntila, Karinto, Ch. Sekano, Chéri Samba, Kinguelez, Bodo, Chéri Cherin, Mika, T. Kabeya, G. Massamba, R. Makoumbou, Nástio Mosquito, Kisito Assangni, Seyni Camara, Ndary Lo, Kébé, Camara Guèye, Cheikhou Ba, Douts Ndoye, Nu Barreto and H. Ouattara, amongst others.

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A space given over to contemporary African creativity that was inaugurated in 2005. It organises temporary exhibitions and also boasts a perma-

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Michel Mejuto Gallery

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 18 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 69 98 galeriamichelmejuto@telefonica.net www.michelmejuto.com

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Carreras Múgica

Heros, 2 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 47 25 Fax: 944 24 18 41 info@carrerasmugica.com www.carrerasmugica.com

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Founded in 1984, the gallery focuses on historical artists active in the period between 1850 and 1936. Its collection enables it to offer works by artists such as Regoyos, Arteta, Iturrino and Nicolás de Lekuona. The catalogue is rounded off with works from the Generación de los 50, with Jorge Oteiza as a reference point.

The gallery houses works by Txomin Badiola, Eduardo Chillida, Koenraad Dedobbeleer, Pello Irazu, Erlea Maneros Zabala, Rita McBride, Asier Mendizabal, Itziar Okariz, Juan Pérez Agirregoikoa, Rafael Ruiz Balerdi, Xabier Salaberria, Richard Serra, Jessica Stockholder and Susana Talayero.


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Rembrandt Gallery

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 20 – 48009 Telephone: 946 61 20 24 Fax: 944 64 79 58 galeriarembrandt@terra.com

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Photo Gallery

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 20 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 60 72 info@photogallery20.es www.photogallery20.es

A gallery that has been in existence for more than 40 years and boasts its own collections. It exhibits works by the most important Spanish and European painters of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Photo Gallery 20 is an art gallery specialising in the exhibition of photographic collections. It is a place in which you can purchase and reflect on the most important contemporary signature photography at national and international level. It exhibits work by established and upcoming artists. 21


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Vanguardia Gallery

Ald. de Mazarredo, 19 – 48001 Tel: 944 23 76 91 galeriavanguardia@gmail.com www.galeriavanguardia.com

Vanguardia was founded in 1984. Since its inauguration, it has focused on the dissemination and marketing of cutting-edge contemporary art and new tendencies, regularly attending international fairs. It presents an average of 6 or 7 solo exhibitions each year, entailing the works of both national and foreign artists. New technologies are a constant element within its programmes, complemented with parallel activities and the collaboration of artists.

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Windsor Kulturgintza

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 14 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 89 99 windsor@telefonica.net www.windsorkulturgintza.com Windsor Kulturgintza is Bilbao’s oldest art gallery. It began to exhibit in 1971 with an exhibition of Basque Painting. During this time, the Windsor Painting Award was also created.

Exhibitions largely focus on presenting the most important Basque artists, both those that represent the spirit of the socalled Basque School Groups and their predecessors, and have even taken in recent graduates from the Faculty of Fine Arts. Initial exhibitions included artists such as Badiola, Irazu, Urzay, Lazkano and Moraza, amongst others.

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Artistic expressions In the Bilbao Art District, cultural and artistic life beats with a strong heart. Prestigious restaurants, antiquarian bookshops, trendy boutiques, charming bars, antique shops, design studios, architects and schools of various disciplines can be found in the heart of the Bilbao Art District. Museums share the space with galleries and attract a demanding public seeking singular experiences, whether in terms of leisure, culture or shopping in unique settings. 24


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CFC BILBAO

Plaza Ensanche, 11 – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 88 90 marta@cfcbilbao.com www.cfcbilbao.com

Bilbao Centre of Contemporary Photography city of Bilbao and is an international reference point.

The centre boasts a theory classroom, a digital classroom and a photography studio, in addition to an exhibition and conference hall that CFC Bilbao is a centre of contempo- houses photographic exhibitions rary photography that works in- every two months. tensely in the areas of exhibitions, In terms of its educational facet, publishing and education. CFC Bilbao it emphasises balanced training affords a magnificent platform for wherein equal importance is affordmeetings, discussion and training ed to technical aspects in this field focused on photography within the and to the creative dimension. 25


Association of Basque Watercolourists 2

Alameda de Mazarredo, 35. 4º D – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 26 20 Fax: 944 23 26 20 euskalakuarela@gmail.com www.euskalak.com The association was founded in Bilbao in 1945 by 14 prestigious painters, including Juan de Aróstegui Barbier, the main driving force behind the group. 3

Abando Auction House

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 24 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 37 60

Purchase and sale of furniture, antiques, weapons, walking sticks and decorative items. 4

Amasté - Art Space

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 18 – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 49 02 Fax: 944 24 49 02 info@amaste.es Sale of all nature of resources for Fine Arts. The establishment possesses its own framing workshop, offering the most contemporary frames at highly competitive prices. 5

Darchinger Antiques

Colón de Larreategui, 49 – 48011 Telephone: 944 23 14 78 info@antiques-darchinger.com www.antiques-darchinger.com We afford a selection of antiques dating from between 1880 and 1930. We specialise in Modernist and Art Deco items. 6

Zulaica Antiques

Heros, 11 – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 54 92 antiguedadeszulaica@yahoo.es

A discerning selection of furniture and items from the 18th and 19th centuries. Pieces with character, made of fine woods, with architectural lines and stylistic purity. 26


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Antze

Plaza Ensanche, 9 – 48009 (Entrada por Henao) Telephone: 944 23 06 38 agongon@euskalnet.net Establishment dedicated to the framing and sale of contemporary and historical graphic works (engravings, lithographs, serigraphs...) boasting more than 45 years of experience. 8

Arbe Decoración

Plaza San José, 3 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 23 14 Fax: 944 23 23 14 arbe@arbe.net www.arbe.net Contemporary, designer, Art Deco, vintage furniture. Large collection of graphic art and African art. Decoration studio, comprehensive projects (guilds, fabric...). 9

Arte–moda

Centro Comercial Zubiarte Lehendakari Leizaola 2, Local P29-30 – 48001 Telephone: 610 98 37 57 artemoda72@gmail.com www.arte-moda.com The designer BEATRIZ FL promotes Basque and international artists, affording them the opportunity to exhibit and sell fashion and art at competitive prices. 10

Arte Subastas Bilbao

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 46 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 62 97 Fax: 944 23 43 57 correo@artesubastasbilbao.com www.artesubastasbilbao.com Arte Subastas Bilbao S.L. acts as an intermediary for the storage, exhibition and auction of all nature of items of art, jewellery, collector’s pieces, etc. 11

Atico 90

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 10 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 19 10 Fax: 944 23 77 76 info@atico90.es www.atico90.es A space given over to contemporary decoration. Since 1990 it has distributed designer furniture made by prestigious Italian brands and also houses art exhibitions. 27


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Binario Libros bookshop

Iparraguirre, 9 bis – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 23 91 tienda@binariolibros.com www.binariolibros.com Offering technical books, essays, reading material... without the need to go anywhere else and without wasting time tracking them down. 13

Cluster Habic

Plaza Ensanche, 11 – 48009 Telephone: 943 81 57 56 Fax: 943 81 57 06 clusterhabic@clusterhabic.Com www.clusterhabit.com An exhibition space for Basque companies manufacturing designer furniture and fittings. 14

COAVN

Alameda Mazarredo, 69 -71 bajo – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 44 74 Fax: 944 23 63 43 info.bizkaia@coavn.org www.coavnbiz.org The Bizkaia Offices of the Official Association of Architects of the Basque Country and Navarra (COA VN) develops cultural and training activities with a view to the dissemination and promotion of the region’s architecture. 15

Professional Lawyers’ association

Rampas de Uribitarte, 3 – 48001 Telephone: 944 35 62 00 Fax: 944 35 62 01 administracion@icasv-bilbao.com www.icasv-bilbao.com This body organises various cultural and artistic events over the course of the year in its offices: art exhibitions, concerts, conferences... 16

Danzatelier. Rocio Yebra

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 46 – 48009 Telephone: 944 05 44 34 rocioyebra@danzatelier.es www.danzatelier.es Establishment specialising in all nature of dance related items: classical, contemporary, jazz, flamenco... 28


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EIDE

Plaza del Ensanche, 11. Ed. Ensanche – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 90 53 Fax: 944 24 90 53 info@eideweb.org www.eideweb.org The Association of Basque Designers is a professional organisation that incorporates industrial and graphic designers and designers of spaces from the Basque Country and Navarra. 18

Entreplanta

Alameda Mazarredo, 35 -4C – 48009 Telephone: 944 01 44 59 info.entreplanta@gmail.com estudioentreplanta.wordpress.com An art and video studio. A space that affords artists the opportunity to exhibit their works. Training and courses in various artistic areas. 19

Goya

Colón de Larreátegui, 36 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 22 22 Fax: 944 23 84 36 info@goyavirtual.com www.goyavirtual.com Everything for the professional artist. All artistic techniques and the best brands: Rembrandt, Winsor & Newton, Sennelier, Raphael, Escoda, Arches, Hannemhule. 20

Hirudart

Heros, 17 – 48009 Telephone: 944 07 84 80 info@hirudart.net www.hirudart.net Comprehensive 3D services: virtual scenography, 3D animation, didactic videos, computer graphics, corporate videos and interactive virtual tours. 21

Icaza

Alameda Mazarredo, 47 – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 22 23 icaza@icaza.es www.icaza.es “Friendly advise” for professionals and clients with regards space layout, internal relations, health in the workplace, ergonomics, design, resources, services... 29


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José Luis Merino Gorospe

Alameda Mazarredo, 35 – 48009 Telephone: 636 92 21 89 merinogorospe@hotmail.com

Specialising in conservation, applied restoration and technical and analytical studies focused on the preservation and cataloguing of cultural assets. 23

Astarloa Bookshop

Astarloa, 4 – 48001 Telephone: 944 231 607 astarloa@libreriastarloa.com www.libreriastarloa.com Located in the very heart of Bilbao. A wide variety of antiquarian books, manuscripts, engravings, graphic works, posters, collector’s items... 24

Boulandier Bookshop

Juan de Ajuriaguerra, 52 – 48009 Telephone: 94 424 10 72 / 605 77 38 51 Fax: 944 23 80 49 libros@boulandier.com www.boulandier.com Purchase and sale of antiquarian, rare and unusual books. Valuations and offers with no obligations. Catalogue of new entries every two months. 25

Macbur

Calle Henao, 19 – Galería – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 72 19 Fax: 944 23 72 19 macbur19@hotmail.com www.macbur.net Workshop dedicated to the framing and sale of works of art (paintings, engravings and lithographs) established in 1989. 26

Más Arte

Alameda Mazarredo, 81– 48009 Telephone: 946 05 35 91 ion_sobera@hotmail.com www.ionsobera.com Vintage and period articles share this space with photographs, sculpture and anything that can add that special touch to decoration. 30


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Arnaga Stationary Shop

Colon de Larreátegui, 8 – 48010 Telephone: 944 23 81 32 Fax: 944 23 81 32 contacto@arnagapapeleria.com www.arnagapapeleria.com This stationary shop boasts more than 20 years turning packaging into an art form. Made-to-measure boxes and special papers to add a surprising touch to your gifts. 28

Paredero Quirós

Alameda Mazarredo, 65. 1º dcha – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 67 76 paredero@parederoquiros.com www.parederoquiros.com Representing art within the world of fashion, designs with sublime tailoring. Bride and evening wear collections. 29

Pilar Bustinduy

Alameda Mazarredo, 35. 1ºC – 48009 Telephone: 946 61 25 92 Fax: 946 61 25 92 bustinpi@hotmail.com/info@trampapel.com www.trampapel.com Company dedicated to conservation (restoration of artistic heritage), headed by a doctor in restoration specialising in contemporary art. 30

Restauraciones Luis de La Fuente

Alda. Recalde, 1 – 48009 Telephone: 944 24 72 34 delafuenterestauraciones@gmail.com www.delafuenterestauraciones.es Establishment founded in 1984. Dedicated to the restoration of furniture and works of art. It provides valuations, buys and sells items and organises classes. 31

Rica Basagoiti

Elcano, 8 – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 65 31 info@ricabasagoiti.com www.ricabasagoiti.com Antique and modern carpets of the highest quality. Unique collections, hand-made with vegetable dyes, traditional finishes and colours marking the latest trends. 31


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Sarricolea-Alcalde Estudio

Lersundi, 9 Local – 48009 Telephone: 946 61 26 14 juanpablo@sarricolea-alcalde.com iciar@sarricolea-alcalde.com www.sarricolea-alcalde.com Architectural and Interior Design Studio. Projects, management, coordination of construction, refurbishment, exhibitions, certificates, quality control and advice. 33

Spazio Ranieri

Alda. Mazarredo, 31, 1º – 48009 Telephone: 944 23 28 54 ranieri@telefonica.net www.antonioranieri.com The artist’s workshop, open to visitors interested in an authentic encounter with art in contemporary Bilbao. Sculpture, painting and design. 34

Teresa Busto

Henao, 16 – 48009 Telephone: 656 76 60 88 teresa@teresabusto.com www.teresabusto.com Designer of fashion and accessories specialising in the luxury sector. Her creations are unique and timeless pieces, crafted by hand, one by one. 35

tokyostory

Arbolantxa, 6 – 48001 Telephone: 944 79 03 93 tokyostory@tokyostory.biz www.tokyostory.biz Vintage furniture, fashion, art and 20th century decoration. 36

YellowKorner Bilbao

Marqués del Puerto, 1 – 48009 Telephone: 944 25 52 33 marquesdelpuerto1@yellowkorner.com www.yellowkorner.com Signature photography. Limited editions at competitive prices. A special atmosphere where you can become acquainted with and appreciate this art form.

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More art in Bilbao

The culture and art of Bilbao extends far beyond the boundaries of the Bilbao Art District. Buildings that simple must be visited, such as Alh贸ndigaBilbao, multidisciplinary ex颅hibition spaces, such as Sala Ondare Aretoa, and galleries located in different areas of the city round off this world-class offer.

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AlhóndigaBilbao

Plaza Arriquibar, 4– 48010 Telephone: 944 01 40 14 info@alhondigabilbao.com www.alhondigabilbao.com AlhóndigaBilbao is one of the city’s primary centres for cultural and social revitalisation. It has become a meeting and reference point for residents and visitors. It possesses a multimedia library, a sports centre,

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It is housed in an emblematic building with a modernist style: the city’s old wine warehouse, featuring an interior that has been redesigned by Philippe Starck, with a singular, innovative and restrained urban style that captures the life and energy of Bilbao.

Sala Ondare Aretoa

María Díaz de Haro, 11 – 48013 Telephone: 944 06 77 37 ondare.aretoa@bizkaia.net www.bizkaikoa.bizkaia.net

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cinemas and leisure areas and boasts a cultural programme that includes exhibitions, concerts, children’s workshops, forums...

Sala Ondare Aretoa is a cultural space that has consolidated its position as a exhibition site for a variety of subject matter linked to the dissemination of the cultural and artistic heritage of Bizkaia.


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Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall

Avda. Abandoibarra, 4 – 48011 Telephone: 944 03 50 00 info@euskalduna.net www.euskalduna.net Located in the very heart of Bilbao and decorated with important works of art (Dalí,Larrea,Lazkano and others), it is recognised as one of the most important works of contemporary architecture.

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Espacio Marzana

Muelle Marzana, 5 – 48003 Telephone: 944 16 75 80 espaciomarzana@yahoo.es www.espaciomarzana.net

It won the Enric Miralles Prize in 2001 in the 6th Biennial of Spanish Architecture and was bestowed with the distinction of World’s Best Conference Centre in 2003. Its Auditorium, with 2,164 seats, exceptional acoustics and a grand organ, boasts a 1,770 m2 stage; the biggest in Spain and the second biggest in Europe.

Inaugurated in November 2002, it is located on the Marzana pier, close to the Bilbao Arte contemporary art research centre. The Espacio Marzana gallery exhibits the works of Elena Goñi, Ixone Sádaba, Fermín Moreno, Elssie Ansareo, Naia del Castillo, Eduardo Sourrouille and Abigail Lazkoz, amongst other artists. 35


La Taller - Engraving Workshop and Gallery 5

Zumárraga, 7 – 48006 (intersection with Maestro Iciar)

Telephone: 946 79 22 92 info@lataller.com www.lataller.com

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SC gallery

Cortes, 4. Lonja – 48003 Telephone: 944 16 70 62 scgallery@scgallery.es www.scgallery.es

La Taller is a hybrid space. On the one hand, it is an exposition centre dedicated to displaying contemporary artistic works, which push the boundaries of Graphics. On the other, it is a workshop where training and assistance is offered to artists interested in graphic techniques.

Located on Calle Cortes de Bilbao La Vieja, the gallery was inaugurated in April 2008 and boasts an exhibition area dedicated to promoting and disseminating the work of contemporary international artists.

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Bilbao-Bizkaia Tourist Office

i Plaza Circular, 1 – 48001 Telephone: 944 795 760 informacion@bilbaoturismo.bilbao.net www.bilbao.net/bilbaoturismo

The new Bilbao-Bizkaia Tourist Office, lying close to the Bilbao Art District, in the heart of the city, attends visitors and locals alike in a building with more than 120 years of history, where the old and classical interacts in permanent dialogue with the new and modern.

This work represents the cosmopolitan, modern Bilbao of the 21st century. It revives the Basque mural tradition and redesigns it from a modern perspective.

The original architecture and materials – marble floors, columns, capitals and a large Compass Rose – blend in with curved wood, HD screens, innovative lighting techniques and the latest modern art expressions.

“Navel”- Javi Martín (1968) Navel opens a space for artists in the field of photography, graphic design and illustration. This first installation is made up of 119 cubes on the wall which show images of cloudy days in Bilbao. The printing technique is known as Fine Art Digital Colour Printing and works on Hahnemühle Cotton Smooth 300gr paper.

“Kalejira” mural - Abigail Lazkoz

“The Forest of Forests”

(1972)

Four large canvasses depicting a Polysemic shapes are a represen- beech wood in Orduña line the intation of the global polyhedral ner courtyard, giving the building non-exclusive human feature. a green core. 41


Arts Weekend In May, culture and avant-garde art invade the streets of the Bilbao Art District. We celebrate our passionate love of art in an area where every street exudes art.

ies and museums to afford a unique experience. Prestigious artists visit the galleries and museums to explain their work and creative processes.

Live music, performances, workshops, open-air paintings, entertainment, activities for all ages and special opening hours for art galler-

Via Arts Weekend, Bilbao sets itself amongst other international events taking place in Berlin, Milan, London, Miami, Helsinki and Oslo.

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MUSEUMS 1

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Bilbao Fines Arts Museum

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Sala Rekalde

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Ría de Bilbao Maritime Museum

GALLERIES 1

Aritza Gallery

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Ederti Gallery

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Juan Manuel Lumbreras Gallery

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Kalao Panafrican Creations Gallery

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Michel Mejuto Gallery

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Carreras Múgica

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Photo Gallery

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Rembrandt Gallery

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Vanguardia Gallery

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Windsor Kulturgintza

ARTISTIC EXPRESSION

Danzatelier 17 EIDE 16

Entreplanta 19 Goya 18

Hirudart 21 Icaza 20

José Luis Merino Gorospe 23 Astarloa Bookshop 22

Boulandier Bookshop 25 Macbur 24

Más Arte 27 Arnaga Stationary Shop 26

Paredero Quirós 29 Pilar Bustinduy 28

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Restauraciones Luis de la Fuente

Rica Basagoiti 32 Sarricolea – Alcalde Estudio 31

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CFC Bilbao Association of Basque Watercolourists

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Abando Auction House

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Amasté

tokyostory 36 YellowKorner Bilbao

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Darchinger Antiques Zulaica Antiques

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COAVN 15 Professional Lawyers’ association 14

Spazio Ranieri 34 Teresa Busto 33

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Alhondiga Bilbao

2

Sala Ondare Aretoa

3

Arte Subastas Bilbao

Euskalduna Confference Centre and Concert Hall

4

11

Atico 90

5

12

Binario Libros bookshop

Espacio Marzana La Taller - Engravings Workshop and Gallery

13

Cluster Habic

6

SC gallery


Museums

Galleries

Artistic expression

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A stroll amidst sculpture 1

William Tucker. Maia

5

Jeff Koons. Puppy

2

Marcus Lupertz. Judith

6

Anish Kapoor. Tall Tree and The Eye

3

Salvador Dali. TerpsĂ­core

7

Louise Borgeois. Maman

4

Eduardo Chillida. Meeting place

8

Vicente Larrea. Dodecathlos


i Bilbao-Bizkaia Tourist Office

A stroll amidst sculpture

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Lersund i

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Jeff Koons. Tulips

13

Richard Serra. New Union

10

Fujiko Nakaya. Fog Sculpture nº 08025 (F.O.G.)

14

Miguel Navarro. Connections

15

Yves Klein. Fire Fountain

16

Jesús Lizaso: “Oarsmen” and “Bar Twister” C

11

Daniel Buren. Red Arches

12

Nemesio Mogrovejo. Eva and Rigisveglio

ortes

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