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PERE MON╔S: NAMING PARTS OF THE CITY.
by Jaume Fabre

Neglect, incompetence, vandalism ... The swift urban growth that characterized the nineteen sixties and seventies left many streets in Barcelona's outlying neighbourhoods without a name. In other cases, the authorities simply seem to have run out of plates to identify the most recondite corners of some city districts. However, in the early nineteen eighties, popular imagination - with the practical support of paint - undertook to make up for such negligence. And Pere MonÚs was there to capture it all with his camera.