Travel Blogs from Bilbao
Each of them has a whole floor at the Guggenheim in Bilbao. Each of them had a long multi-disciplinary career, ranging from painting to music and "performances" for one and ballet for the other, and also sculpture. But it seems to me one is much more respected than the other, maybe because he's been dead for 50 years. Yoko Ono's work is very ...
... seen. I paid my €13 to get in the museum and it was cool to see that the inside of the building is almost as impressive as the outside. There is not one flat surface in the whole building (besides the floor of course) and it gives the building a really cool feeling. It looks like the inside of the rooms will never end because there are no corners.
I checked out all of the exhibits and I like the permanent ...
... a while, where we spent an afternoon. Ceret makes a claim to fame from the various artists who spent summers or holidays there.We also remember it for its old bridge and the bull that spoiled the view!
We rode the funicular to a beautiful park and lookout just behind our hotel.
Our other full day we took the Metro to the port of Santurtzi-Portugalete-Getxo areas - old town,monuments,wharf and the Bizkaia ...
... is probably an acquired taste. Anyway, what was most compelling about the Yoko Ono floor was that it covered almost her entire career, from the early 1960s to the present.
Unfortunately, the museum had closed an entire floor for exhibition installation, so we didn't get to see as much as we would have liked (and Yoko Ono comprised a regrettably high proportion of what we did see), but at least our ticket prices were almost half off as a result. After ...
... into town along the estuary. Much to Ross’s disappointment it was completely flat... no surf! The town is quite nice though and appears to be mostly just holiday apartments.
On Saturday there is still no surf so we decide to go to the city of Bilbao which is just an hour inland on the local bus. We wonder round for a bit and find the famous Guggenheim Bilbao. Its architecture really sticks out on ...
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