Matador M: Barcelona

The new Spanish photography magazine Matador offers its readers the excitement of encountering new photography in splendid large format, with impressive high-quality spreads from great photographers, and serious commentary and writings from the best international photography critics working today. Available for the first time in the U.S., Matador makes Barcelona the subject of its latest issue. Barcelona in many ways has come to symbolize the massive cultural transformations Spain has undergone in the past 30 years, developing into a major tourist destination, a leading European center for the arts and becoming famed worldwide for its diverse architectures. Here, protagonists of the city's cultural life, such as publisher Jorge Herralde, writer Eduardo Mendoza, photographer Francesc Catal -Roca, architect scar Tusquets and many others present their perspectives on this extraordinary city.