The Fine Arts, in the process of packaging

The Fine Arts, in the process of packaging

Ibarrola’s ‘Guernica’. One of the ten panels of the work, about to enter the box. On the other page, a mural by Lazkano and a mesh with small-format paintings. / anchovies in red

The museum is dismantled

Most of the 19,000 pieces of the museum’s collection will be out in a few days to start the expansion works

Iñaki Esteban

If the transfers are usually a nightmare, in the Bilbao Fine Arts the movement of the paintings towards their boxes, for their packaging, has something choreographic in the precision of the movements. Every hand and every electric screwdriver has to go to its place. You have to take the piece carefully, lower it and deposit it in its box


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