Advisory Committee

Dr. Arnau Puig Grau

Sociologist and art critic

Lecturer and professor emeritus of aesthetics and composition of the School of Architecture of Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Honorary member of the Sant Jordi Catalan Royal Academy of Arts. He was professor at University of Barcelona and Autonomous University of Barcelona, professor of sociology of culture and art at Sorbonne University (Paris), director of CSIC Institute of History and Archaeology in Rome and collaborator of Gaudí Chair at UPC. He received the Cross of Sant Jordi from the Catalan Government, as well as a prize from the Catalan Association of Art Critics and a Cultural Merit Medal from Barcelona City Council. Promoter of modernism in Catalonia, he founded magazines such as Algol and Dau al Set and was a member of an artistic group that included Pontius, Tàpies Cuixart, Tharrats and Cirlot