Sagrada Família, Barcelona

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Visionary
Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí spent more than 40 years of his life on this
glorious, chaotically complex, and still unfinished Gothic-Art Nouveau cathedral.
After his untimely death in 1926 (he was hit by a streetcar), his associates
continued his sculptural masterwork, and despite the fact that the original
drawings were destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, construction continues today.
Completion is scheduled for sometime between 2017 and 2026.

Authenticity
Alert:
The
east-facing Nativity façade was the only one completed by Gaudí himself.

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Sagrada Família, Barcelona

Visionary
Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí spent more than 40 years of his life on this
glorious, chaotically complex, and still unfinished Gothic-Art Nouveau cathedral.
After his untimely death in 1926 (he was hit by a streetcar), his associates
continued his sculptural masterwork, and despite the fact that the original
drawings were destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, construction continues today.
Completion is scheduled for sometime between 2017 and 2026.

Authenticity
Alert:
The
east-facing Nativity façade was the only one completed by Gaudí himself.

Kelly Kollar [1] [1] http://www.kellykollar.com

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