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Schedule for the weekend of 5 January: cultural proposals to start the year

A great way of starting 2018 is to visit exhibitions, such as those which we recommend below…

Until 11 March 2018, Foto Colectania Foundation is hosting the exhibition ‘Total Records. Vinyl & photography’, displaying a selection of 250 vinyl record covers which reflect the relationship between photography and music. Robert Frank and the Rolling Stones, Annie Leibovitz and Cindy Lauper, Madonna, George Michael and Miguel Bosé, amongst others, will be the protagonists of the exhibition.

-‘Guardianes de piedra’, a travelling exhibition which is promoted byMARQ will be stopping in Concentaina (Alicante). Until 5th March, this travelling exhibition is a tribute to the more than 230 castles and fortresses in the province of Alicante. You can visit it until 15 January

-‘Big Bang Data’ in Boston, after stopping in Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires, London, Singapore and Prague. You can visit Big Bang Data at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology until 30 March 2018. It is an exhibition which reflects on how the explosion of information is transforming our world.

-‘La eclosión de la abstracción’ at the Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM), an exhibition which brings together abstract arts from the post-war era to the present day.

Until8 April the Niemeyer Centre will be hosting the largest everexhibition to date of Francis Bacon’s drawings. For the first time ever, 73 pieces of art by the Irish painter will be exhibited.

-‘Especies náufragas’, by Irene de Andrés at Espai 13, Fundació Joan Miró, an exhibition which forms part of the cycle ‘La posibilidad de una isla’. You can visit until Sunday January 7th, 2018.

-‘Fernando Ortiz’, the Diócesis de Málaga hosts this exhibition about the artist with the objective of sharing his works of art. The exhibition is comprised of sculptures which are conserved in Malaga (Bishop’s Palace, Cathedral, churches, penitential brotherhoods and museums) with others proceeding from cities such as Alcaudete, Ceuta, Jaén and Jerez de la Frontera.

Después del fin del mundo’ at the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona (CCCB) is hosting eight immersive installations by contemporary creators to reflect on the present and the future of the climate change crisis.