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Wednesday 21st of November 2018

Everything tagged with Art

Antonio Joli, Visita de la reina María Amalia de Sajonia al Arco de Trajano en Benevento

The Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado has donated the painting that titles this small exhibition to the Prado, and it forms the centerpiece that reflects Joli’s style of scenery, architecture, land

La maleta mexicana

The story of the “maleta mexicana” (Mexican suitcase) is remarkable by itself.

<miradas cruzadas>2. Rostros y manos, pintura germánica, antigua y moderna

This second installment of the Thyssen’s <miradas cruzadas> (Exchanging Gazes) sets up a confrontation between two eras of art—the German Renaissance, and the Germanic Expressionism and New O

Otras Miradas

Six of artist Miguel Jacinto Meléndez’s portraits of Philip V’s family, drawn from the collection of the Biblioteca Nacional de España, are on display for the first time in Otras Miradas (Other Vie

La Edad de Oro de la Historieta Argentina: Homenaje a Alberto Romero

The so-called “golden age of comics” in Argentina comes to life in the Centro de Arte Moderno’s new exhibition of 1940’s-era drawings by Alberto Romero and others.

El mito trágico de Raquel Meller

Spanish sensation and vaudeville performer of the 1920s and 1930s, Raquel Meller, was an international star best known for her dramatic singing and storytelling style.

Madrid subterráneo

As part of PHE '12, Spanish urban artist Lara Almarcegui (Zaragoza, 1972) launches her book "Madrid Subterráneo" with this free exhibition, giving us a fascinating look at an invisible part of Madr

Tal como somos. Indentidades cotidianas.

Madrid is a mecca for people-watching, and photographers Luis Baylón and Ricardo Cases have turned this activity into an art form. Tal como somos. Indentidades cotidianas (Just As We Are.

James Coleman

James Coleman Perception, representation, memory and identity are the foundations of James Coleman’s work.

Murillo and Justino de Neve. El arte de amistad

This exhibition looks to highlight some of Murillo’s late work, when he was supported by a canon of Seville catedral, Justino de Neve (1625-1685), as a patron and friend.

Sombras de una Intersección

Describing his work as “signs of a stage of existence”, artist Renato Costa has chosen a selection of his paintings from the last few years for Sombras de una intersección (Shadows of an I

Sahi in New York!

We’re sure we have some readers returning to or visiting New York City this month, in which case don’t miss the opportunity to catch madrileño artist Sahi’s participation in the exhibition Interpre

Los años de la dolce vita

A photographic celebration of the golden age of cinema in Rome in the 1950s and 60s, Los años de la dolce vita presents more than 160 images that capture the style and elegance of the period, together

Eduardo Arroyo. El Cordero Místico

Eduardo Arroyo presents a contemporary appreciation of the work of Hubert and Jan van Eyck.

William Blake (1757-1827). Visiones en el arte británico

Organised by the Tate Britain and produced by the Social arm of la Caixa, this exhibition offers 70 works by Blake, and more than 30 by other prominent British artists influenced by his legacy.

Open Sesame? No, Open Studio!

Ever wondered what it’s like inside an artist’s studio? Your chance to find out has arrived!

Beaux Belles: retratos de familia

Italian-born artist Judith Lange is known for her unique representations of man and beast, and in Beaux Belles: retratos de familia (Family Portraits) she re-examines ideas of beauty, normality and

La isla del tesoro: Arte británico de Holbein a Hockney

To examine the question of the identity of British art during the past five centuries is no short order, but this exhibition seeks an answer by focusing on where, instead of what, Britain was and i


Thirty-five years of searching and collecting have culminated in IFEMA’s Feriarte, a fair of the most exclusive and prestigious art and antiques from an international panorama.

Kids Fun Ideas

Paloma Irving and Carmen Torán were pioneers of English events for children in Madrid, and in September they opened a new hub of Kids Fun Ideas at the Castellana Sports Club in Chamartin station.

El Legado Casa de Alba. Mecenazgo al servicio del Arte

With a large part of this collection being presented to the public for the first time, El Legado Casa de Alba: Mecenazgo al servicio del Arte (The Legacy of the House of Alba: Patronage in the Service

<miradas cruzadas>4

The fourth part of the miradas cruzadas (Exchanging Gazes) series, organised to celebrate the museum’s 20th anniversary, looks at the relationship between two great artists—Lucian Freud (1922-2011) an

Cartografías contemporáneas. Dibujando el pensamiento

Where would we be without maps? “Lost” is perhaps the obvious answer, but Cartografías contemporáneas.

Impresionismo y aire libre. De Corot a Van Gogh.

This exhibition presents more than 100 works, dating from 1780 to 1900, to examine and study the practice of painting in the open air, particularly looking at the theme as a factor within the transfor

David Hockney. Seis cuentos de los hermanos Grimm

Six tales by the Brothers Grimm—popular ones such as Rapunzel and Rumpelstiltskin, together with the lesser-known Old Rinkrank, Fundevogel, The Little Sea Hare and The Boy who Left Home to Learn Fear—

ARCOmadrid 2013

The 32nd edition of ARCO, the International Contemporary Art Fair, includes the participation of 202 galleries from more than 30 countries.

El Labrador

Spanish painter Juan Fernández was known as “El Labrador” and worked in the first half of the 17th century.

Hiperrealismo 1967-2012

“Photograph or painting?” is what you’re bound to be asking yourself at the Hiperrealismo 1967-2012 exhibition.

El trazo español en el British Museum. Dibujos del Renacimiento a Goya

“Spanish Drawings from the British Museum: Renaissance to Goya” presents a selection of great Spanish drawings that have, until now, only been displayed in the British Museum.

Impresionistas y postimpresionistas. El nacimiento del arte moderno. Obras maestras del Musée d’Orsay

Including some of the big names of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism from the French Musée d’Orsay, this exhibition starts with works from the second half of the 19th century, such as Monet’s misty


Archaeology underpins societies past and present, and this exhibition at the Matadero displays the work of eight artists, including Mark Dion (USA) and Christian Andersson (Sweden).

Dalí. Todas las sugestiones poéticas y todas las posibilidades plásticas

This major retrospective of Salvador Dalí, one of the 20th century’s most influential artists, will include more than 200 of his works.

La belleza encerrada. De Fra Angelico a Fortuny

Hidden Beauty, from Fra Angelico to Fortuny features more than 250 small-scale works and spans more than six centuries of artistic expression, selected from a massive survey of the Museo del Prado’s c

Bernardí Roig. El coleccionista de obsesiones

Seventeen works by Bernardí Roig are presented at the Museo Lazaro Galdiano, including drawings, sculpture and a film recorded especially for this occasion.

Grandes maestros del arte popular de Iberoamérica

This exhibition of Latin American folk art features 450 artists from more than 22 countries, displaying in excess of 1,600 works.

Habitantes del Insomnio

This exhibition presents the work of Mexican self-taught artist Eduardo Rubio, bringing together around 40 examples of his drawings and paintings.

Teapot & Co

The cultural art association Teapot & Co recently held its opening event at its new location in Calle Estrella, just off of Plaza La Luna in Malasaña.


The latest exhibition at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza examines the work of the impressionist painter Camille Pissarro (1830-1903).

Estampas japonesas en el Museo del Prado

The Prado has been loaned two Japanese screens (from the Seikado Bunko Museum and the National Museum of Tokyo), which represent first-class examples of painting on paper from a period when Japan was

El papel de la Movida

The Museo ABC in Madrid is hosting an exhibition titled "El papel de la Movida" all about art on paper from the Madrid-born cultural revolution of the 80's.


De Van Eyck a Magritte This is the sixth installment of the series “Miradas Cruzadas”, and on this occasion the chosen theme is the visual games and differences between the real and the reflected imag

Georges Méliés - La magia del cine

From the end of July, the CaixaForum presents a tribute to Georges Méliès, the first master of cinema.

Cézanne - Still life and landscapes

Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) was a French Post-Impressionist artist whose work laid the foundations for the transition from the 19th century art scene to a new and radically different world of art in the

Ismanah Hayes

Ismanah Hayes is a prize-winning British born artist who has spent her life moving from country to country before finally finding home in Madrid with her son.

Mitos del Pop

The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is currently running a juicy, big pop art exhibition which brings together works from some of the most important names of the genre, such as Warhol, Rauschen

Tom Wesselmann

A great opportunity to catch some of the work of Tom Wesselmann, one of the grand masters of the world of Pop Art.

Metapsychic Paths: El Gato Chimney

A pipe puffing monkey with bird boxes on his back and fans in his hair, riding a hen. A long-beaked bird on skis and a mule with a green triangle riding a sparrow.

The Abelló Collection

It's not often you get the chance to see a private collection of art spanning from the 15th to 20th century and encompassing such key figures as Berruguete, El Greco, Zurbarán, Murillo, Goya, Degas, S