Due to the abundance of clay, numerous pottery kilns had already been installed on these grounds during the Almohad dynasty of the 12th century.
The six high chimneys that dominate the view from the city-center are part of the earthenware and porcelain factory that was set up in 1841.
Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo
Andalusia Contemporary Art
The centre presents an overview of the artistic trends that developed in Spain from the mid-20th century through to the present day. The collection includes pieces by Luis Gordillo, Candida Höfer, Rebecca Horn, Pablo Palazuelo, Zobel, Joseph Kosuth and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.
The Andalusia Contemporary Art Centre also organises a series of themed exhibitions based on works from its own or foreign collection which take a look at some of the most relevant issues in contemporary aesthetic creation.