Art & Culture

Jaume Roig

Ceramics with soul by Mallorcan artist Jaume Roig

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.

Kiliart Gallery

Mallorca’s best beaches through photography

Meet the owners of Kiliart, Belén Zaba and Kilian Bermúdez, who share their journey to producing some of the best beach photos of Mallorca.

Alaró Beehive

Why Mallorca is a magnet for artists

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.

From Passion into Career: Laura Carbajo

Artist Laura Carbajo has won 5 international awards in the last two years. When she paints, she feels herself slipping into another dimension.

The artists in Mallorca you’ll want to meet

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.

Fotografa Lola Álvarez

Meeting photographer María Dolores Diéguez

Photographer María Dolores Diéguez talks of how life in Mallorca, with husband actor Joseph Fiennes and her daughters, is a continuous source of inspiration.

Architect Lin Utzon

Lin Utzon opens up about life in Mallorca

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.

“My observation is my curiosity”

Award-winning artist Francesca Martí discusses her exhibition ‘Energy Ray’ and how it discusses themes surrounding communication.

The Voice of Tradition – Júlia Colom

Meet Júlia Colom, the rising star bringing traditional Mallorcan music into the 21st century – and across the globe.

From Ocean to Art: Re-thinking Plastic

In 2014 Julià Panadès started making assemblages with ocean plastic, something that informs his larger practice and relationship to the world.

Loved by Deià, cherished by the art world

Artist Cecilie Sheridan talks about her creative work at the Belmond La Residencia and the inspiring collection that fills its walls.

A Candle-lit Concert by David Gómez

Classical concerts played in unusual, candlelit venues on Mallorca are alluring audiences across the island.

Gallery Red has the wow factor

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 exhibits historic artwork

Gallery RED in Palma showcases the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat from the private collection of Drew Aaron and Hana Soukupovà.

Artist Grason Ratowsky

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.

Glamour and sparkle with Martina Hirschmeier

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.

Pablo Escobar’s Secret Son

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.

A standing ovation for Palma Auditorium

Palma Auditorium celebrates its 50th anniversary of bringing incredible music, theatre and dance from all over the world to Mallorca.

CCA Andratx Contemporary Art Gallery

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.

Exquisite African Skulptures

A giraffe in your garden or a tortoise on your terrace? Take your pick of majestic animals at Exquisite African Skulptures.

The Pasodos Ballet Company

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.

Hunt Slonem: The last true Southern Gothic

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.

Awash with creativity

Mallorca based artist Barbara Lovrich’s watercolours are rooted in meditation and maternity and expressed through vibrant flowers and figures. Read her story here…

Stick No Bills: Timeless images for good causes

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: The minimalist maestro

Joan Valent is an award-winning Mallorcan composer who has settled back on his beloved island with his Mexican wife, Mariana Salinas.

A contemporary artist with a conscience

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.

Artist Joan Avila Fuster

Until his critically-ill father passed away in 2006, Joan Ávila Fuster used to visit him in his parents’ apartment, and he keeps in close touch with his mother. It´s the same as…

Natasha Zupan

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.

The Last Word, by Francesca Marti

Her art has been exhibited around the world, and even owned by royalty, Francesca Martí – the renowned Sóller-born artist talks about her work.

Fabrizio Plessi

Has achieved the seemingly impossible, exhibiting in six museums in six months. Soledad Bescós tells the story.

Eva Shakouri

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, the Modern Man from the Past

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.

Artist photographer Miquel Salom

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!

Illustrator Paul Cemmick

For this British artist, Palma is perfect, fostering creativity and serendipitous encounters. Look out, and you might just spot him drawing in a café…

Artist and fashion designer: Alex Sobrón

At 16 years old he is already being contacted by fashion labels to work with them. Find out why Alex Sobrón is headed for success.

The art of investing

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.

Meet Vogue photographer Alberto Van Stokkum

His collaborations have included Vogue, Rolling Stone, Desigual and Levi’s. abcMallorca met top photographer Alberto Van Stokkum in Magaluf.

Pep Bonet: Photographer and Filmmaker

Award-winning photographer and film director Pep Bonet draws attention to uncomfortable truths in his work. He will be documenting life stories in Mallorca.

Artists Yannick & Ben Jakober

Meet Yannick & Ben Jakober an artistic power duo with an outstanding collection dedicated to the conservation and restoration of national heritage works of art.

Anna Nicholas: Author & PR Consultant

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.

Mallorcan film director Toni Bestard

Meet Mallorcan film director Toni Bestard talking about his movie El Perfecto Desconocido which is set in the Sierra de Tramuntana mountains

Deià artist Arturo Rhodes

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!

Step Inside the World of Joan Miró

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.

Artist Alvarez Frugoni

Marie-Céline Rey introduces the life and work of the Mallorca-based South American artist Alvarez Frugoni.

Artist Barbara Weil Studio in Puerto de Andratx

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.

Nando Esteva Photographer

Mallorcan Nando Esteva has already made a name for himself within the world of commercial photography & has gained several awards.