Elena Gual is a local painter and resilient young woman with international flair. This year, Gallery RED is taking her work, an exploration of female strength, to New York. Next year, who knows?
Art & Culture
Understanding the local art scene is one of the best ways to feel more integrated in Mallorc, meet the local artists here worth knowing about.
The Mallorcan ceramicist and painter Jaume Roig is admired for his organic shapes, reflecting not only the world outside but how he feels from within.
Meet Júlia Colom, the rising star bringing traditional Mallorcan music into the 21st century – and across the globe.
Meet the owners of Kiliart, Belén Zaba and Kilian Bermúdez, who share their journey to producing some of the best beach photos of Mallorca.
Artist Isabelle Scheltjens exhibits her latest abstract pieces at Gallery Red in Palma, now open to the public.
Katrin, Monica and Anja are the founders of The Alaró Beehive, a community of artists in Mallorca. Here they share why the island is a magnet for creative people.
Artist Laura Carbajo has won 5 international awards in the last two years. When she paints, she feels herself slipping into another dimension.
Photographer María Dolores Diéguez talks of how life in Mallorca, with husband actor Joseph Fiennes and her daughters, is a continuous source of inspiration.
Meet Lin Utzon, the internationally acclaimed artist who enjoys working with Mallorcan artisans and lives in Can Feliz, the architectural masterpiece by her father Jorn Utzon.
Award-winning artist Francesca Martí discusses her exhibition ‘Energy Ray’ and how it discusses themes surrounding communication.
In 2014 Julià Panadès started making assemblages with ocean plastic, something that informs his larger practice and relationship to the world.
Artist Cecilie Sheridan talks about her creative work at the Belmond La Residencia and the inspiring collection that fills its walls.
Classical concerts played in unusual, candlelit venues on Mallorca are alluring audiences across the island.
Wow-factor pieces fill Gallery Red and its founder Drew Aaron is one of the top 50, under-50s art collectors in the world. Find out more.
Gallery RED in Palma showcases the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat from the private collection of Drew Aaron and Hana Soukupovà.
Exchanging the buzzing New York metropolis for the sedate Mallorcan countryside, painter Grason Ratowsky has found the perfect retreat for exploring his creativity – and starting a family.
Drew Aaron owner of Gallery Red in Palma talks through how he chooses art and pulls together a collection of work that speaks to its viewer.
Martina Hirschmeier’s talents lie both behind and in front of the camera as she transforms any event into a glamorous occasion as an MC, host or compere.
Phillip Witcomb on discovering the shocking truth about the identity of his father and how he found peace on Mallorca capturing the island’s beauty through art.
Palma Auditorium celebrates its 50th anniversary of bringing incredible music, theatre and dance from all over the world to Mallorca.
Up there with the most important locations for art on Mallorca is CCA Andratx, whose huge premises house a roster of exhibits and lively events.
A giraffe in your garden or a tortoise on your terrace? Take your pick of majestic animals at Exquisite African Skulptures.
Founded by Mallorcan Laura Macías and Irishman Gavin de Paor, the Pasodos dance company has been bringing ballet to the world’s stages since 2003.
With excessive colour and plays on proliferation Hunt Slonem’s paintings are more analogous to a Mad Hatter’s tea party than a blue-chip artist.
Mallorca based artist Barbara Lovrich’s watercolours are rooted in meditation and maternity and expressed through vibrant flowers and figures. Read her story here…
Mallorcan artist, Amparo Sard, tells us about her background, her inspiration and, of course, her critically-acclaimed artwork.
Set in a charming centuries-old building, Stick No Bills gallery sells genuine vintage and retro-style poster art inspired by the golden age of travel.
Joan Valent is an award-winning Mallorcan composer who has settled back on his beloved island with his Mexican wife, Mariana Salinas.
Passionate about life, Lorenzo Quinn (son of Anthony) is a master sculptor who captures the beauty and fragility of our modern world through his art works.
Cultured, elegant, ethereal like a 1930s diva, and blessed with an overwhelming creative talent, Natasha Zupan welcomes Soledad Bescós into her studio-home in Valldemossa.
Her art has been exhibited around the world, and even owned by royalty, Francesca Martí – the renowned Sóller-born artist talks about her work.
Has achieved the seemingly impossible, exhibiting in six museums in six months. Soledad Bescós tells the story.
Her influence on the contemporary art scene extends way beyond Mallorca. abcMallorca meets the young woman who, with her brother Amir, owns La Caja Blanca.
Carlos Prieto, a 24-year-old Mallorcan, is a classic artist whose work is influenced by aesthetic bygone eras. He is definitely someone to watch.
Miquel Salom has developed a unique collection of photos of Pollensa and the north coast of Mallorca using an unique photographic process. Discover it here!
For this British artist, Palma is perfect, fostering creativity and serendipitous encounters. Look out, and you might just spot him drawing in a café…
Investing in art is an art in itself and it’s well-worth getting advice before you get started. Two experts in the field shared their advice with us.
His collaborations have included Vogue, Rolling Stone, Desigual and Levi’s. abcMallorca met top photographer Alberto Van Stokkum in Magaluf.
Arousing admiration across the globe, this gifted violinist is a resident artist at Balearic Islands’ Symphony Orchestra. Click here for more information.
Award-winning photographer and film director Pep Bonet draws attention to uncomfortable truths in his work. He will be documenting life stories in Mallorca.
Meet Yannick & Ben Jakober an artistic power duo with an outstanding collection dedicated to the conservation and restoration of national heritage works of art.
An extraordinary creature that once roamed Mallorca is being championed in a new book. Jan Edwards chats to Sóller-based writer Anna Nicholas about Myotragus, marathons, moggies and more.
Meet Mallorcan film director Toni Bestard talking about his movie El Perfecto Desconocido which is set in the Sierra de Tramuntana mountains
The eccentric English artist Arturo Rhodes is a favourite of many well-known celebrities who are regular visitors to the Tramuntana area – once you have met him, you will never forget him!
Enjoy a leisurely visit to the Fundació Miró and soak up the atmosphere in which Joan Miró created many of the paintings and sculptures on display.
Marie-Céline Rey introduces the life and work of the Mallorca-based South American artist Alvarez Frugoni.
The artist & sculptor Barbara Weil has lived in Puerto Andratx for over 40 years. Architect Daniel Libeskind was the perfect choice to build her studio.
Mallorcan Nando Esteva has already made a name for himself within the world of commercial photography & has gained several awards.