ART NOUVEAU 1890 ANTONI GAUDI Casa Batlló in Barcelona, Spain. The facade is designed in three distinct sections. This house is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces. Since 1995 it is hired out for different events. Photo by Amadalvarez
Sheer red walls set against a mountain backdrop, The Alhambra is perhaps the most refined example of Islamic art anywhere in the world, and the most enduring symbol of 800 years of enlightened Moorish rule in medieval Spain.