The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

LOWELL -- An architect and figurehead of Catalan Modernism, Antoni Gaudi is best known for the still unfinished Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Roland Guilmet will present a perspective on Gaudi on Sunday, April 13, from 4 to 5 p.m., with a slide show of his works.

Gaudi's works showcase his skills in ceramics, stained glass, wrought ironwork forging and carpentry. Inspired by nature and religion, Gaudi developed many new and unusual techniques to bring to his creations to their final form. While traveling for work, Roland Guilmet spent many weekends exploring art and architecture in Spain and Italy. His introduction to the works of Gaudi came from walking around Barcelona developing a fascination with his unique and distinctive architecture.

This lecture is free and open to the public. The Loading Dock Gallery is located at Western Avenue Studios, 122 Western Ave. For information, visit theloadingdockgallery.com.


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