Barcelona Sketchbook

Graham Byfield. (watercolorist)
Marcus Binney. (Author)

30.00

  • Text in French
  • Travel to the heart of the Catalan capital with Graham Byfield's watercolors of Barcelona and the texts written by Marcus Binney.
  • 290 x 250 mm — 96 pages
ISBN: 978-2-87868-255-7

Barcelona, a city of art and architecture, is forever captured in this work. The beautiful album “Barcelona Sketchbook” is a visual tribute by the watercolorist Graham Byfield. Accompanied by the enlightening texts by Marcus Binney, it invites you to explore the architectural and cultural treasures of the Catalan capital. Are you ready to embark on a journey to this Mediterranean metropolis?

 

The saga of the Sagrada Familia in watercolors

When one mentions Barcelona, one inevitably thinks of Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia. How can one overlook this architectural masterpiece? This construction that began in 1884 embodies the Catalans’ passion for architecture. In this work, Graham Byfield takes you into the heart of an architectural epic. Order your copy quickly to discover the fascinating details of this iconic monument.

 

A journey through time in a beautiful book

Barcelona is a city steeped in history. Since Roman times, it has continued to evolve. From the picturesque alleys of the Barrio Gótico to the modernist extravagances of the 19th century, the capital allows the old and the modern to coexist harmoniously. This album of watercolors is an invitation to travel through time and explore a captivating city. Thanks to the talent of Graham Byfield and Marcus Binney, the exploration is immersive.

Graham Byfield.

Graham Byfield’s watercolors illustrate several books dedicated to the most beautiful cities in the world. During the first part of his career, this artist worked primarily in the Far East as a graphic designer and advertising creator. He then became closely interested in local cultures and various architectural styles. Today, Graham Byfield owns an art gallery on the island of Minorca and works as a full-time artist.

Marcus Binney.

A distinguished journalist and writer, Marcus Binney is deeply committed to the preservation of historical monuments and sites. A former contributor to Country Life and Landscape magazines and an environmental correspondent for Harper’s & Queen, he serves as The Times’ correspondent for architecture. Author of several works, Marcus Binney has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire and has been awarded the London Conservation Medal.

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