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GAUDI: GENIUS AND MAD

Ghosts wrapped in cement, figures emerged from the imagination of a man who was between genius and crazy: Antonio Gaudí. Holder of an unparalleled imagination Gaudí revolutionized the way we look at architecture, giving a full rotation of fantasy and originality. Gaudí carried few planes, preferring to improvise on the work as he saw fit. Among his major works can be found The Quirk, Park Guell, Palau Guell, La finca Vicens, Casa Batllo, Casa Mila, and of course, La Sagrada Familia, which remains unfinished to date, and is one of the largest Barcelona architectural icons.

Market Data: Antonio Gaudí was never number one in his class, he was even considered mediocre, but he loved to spend time in the library and in various architectural projects. When graduated as architect, the school director, Elies Rogent said: “Who knows if we have given a diploma to a mad or a genius. Time will tell”. Interestingly, time has judged as one of the best architects of his time, his works remain the most visited worldwide.

 Source an images: ©La Sagrada Familia

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