Grabart is located in Barcelona in one of the oldest engraving installations of its kind in Spain. With its spaces located at the historical catalan workshop of the founder Joan Barbara (Barcelona, 1927-2013), it is not only an essential part of the art scene since its founding in 1950, but way beyond the city's limits, it is also internationally recognised as an innovative, where the most important artists of the current and the last century chosen this place for creating his artworks. The founder Joan Barbarà is one of the world’s most respected engravers and one of the best printmaker of this century, currently his family continues with the work in the workshop where internationally recognized artists continue working there. For more info about the history, please check the website of the founder Joan Barbarà http://www.joanbarbara.com
Grabart is a project born of the spirit of opening doors and bringing knowledge to artists who wish to explore new techniques. This is where the Barbara family has been preserving and sharing the legacy of their grandfather for decades, and where GRABART is offering artists the chance to learn unique printmaking and painting techniques and show the work produced at the residence at one internationlal art fair.