Arts and Culture 

Folly or art? Catalonian town to buy labyrinthine Espai Corberó for €3m

Folly or art? Catalonian town to buy labyrinthine Espai Corberó for €3m
Arts and Culture 

Folly or art? Catalonian town to buy labyrinthine Espai Corberó for €3m

Stephen Burgen   /  Source:  The Guardian
21/07/2022


Mari Luz Vidal for Openhouse Magazine

In need of repair, futuristic yet surreal complex built by artist Xavier Corberó is to become public space.

Like a three-dimensional De Chirico painting or an Escher staircase to nowhere, the labyrinthine Espai Corberó near Barcelona defies architectural logic, being designed “without plans, obeying only space and poetry”.

“It’s not my home, it’s a place I made with the help of patrons and buyers as a home for my sculptures,” the artist Xavier Corberó told the art magazine AD shortly before his death at 81 in 2017...

The Guardian: Folly or art? Catalonian town to buy labyrinthine Espai Corberó for €3m


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