Art & Culture

Fotografa Lola Álvarez

Meeting 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.

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, marketeer and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She launched abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

The website helencummins.com is a collection of all the things Helen values since moving to the island, running abcMallorca Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Living Mallorca is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire you to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks the recommended businesses showcased here that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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