THE MODERNIST HERITAGE OF JOSEP MARIA JUJOL

This chapter collects our Travel Stories about the modernist heritage of Josep Maria Jujol. Jujol's wide field of activity ranged from furniture designs and painting, to architecture. He worked with Antoni Gaudí on many of his most famous works. Among Jujol's projects are Casa Batlló, Casa Milà, Park Güell, and Our Lady of Montserrat, and among his design styles are Modernisme and Art Nouveau. Josep Maria Jujol was born in Tarragona where he lived until age 9. He was the son of Andreu Jujol, a school director, and of Teresa Gibert i Vives. He was born on the top floor of the public school, Sant Joan, where his father worked. He began …

The modernist church of Vistabella by Josep Maria Jujol

The church of the Sacred Heart or in Catalan: Església del Sagrat Cor de Vistabella is a modernist church in the village of Vistabella, in Tarragona province. This modernist church of Vistabella was declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest by agreement of the government in 2011. A protective environment was also delimited to ensure the correct visualization of the monument. The history of the church The church of the Sacred Heart was built in 1923 by the modernist architect Josep Maria Jujol. The work was constructed by the inhabitants of the village and it was inaugurated in 1923. The …

The Sanctuary of Montferri – One of the wonders by Josep Maria Jujol

The Sanctuary of Montferri or as it is officially called the "Our Lady of Montserrat Sanctuary" or in Catalán: "La Mare de Déu de Montserrat", is one of the most representative works in the Alt Camp region in Catalonia by Josep Maria Jujol. https://youtu.be/eMefmmAQGqI The history of the "Our Lady of Montserrat Sanctuary" From the end of the 19th Century, the villagers of Montferri and surrounding villages had the tradition of going on a pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Montserrat after the harvest, in mid-October in order to give thanks to the Virgin of Montserrat for the harvest of the …

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