Books given the brush off in Mojacar

Relocation of library to town gallery riles art lovers

Art lovers demonstrating against the relocation of the public library to Mojacar art gallery

By Emma Randle

Artists are up in arms at a decision by Mojacar council to move the public lending library into the town art gallery, ignoring requests for a permanent exhibition there.

Art lovers attending a cultural evening hosted by international artist Thomas Neukirch at the Mojacar Fuente Gallery last weekend campaigned for the removal of the library and the creation of a ‘Museo de Mojacar’.

He and his fellow artists want to see the works on public display on the first floor of the Fuente Gallery, which was designed as a gallery space with appropriate lighting and dimensions.

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