Tiempos de melancolía. Creación y desengaño en la España del Siglo de Oro
Museo Nacional de Escultura, Palacio de Villena, Valladolid
2 July – 12 October, 201.
Then touring to:
Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia
4 November 2015 – 7 February 2016
CaixaForum, Palma de Mallorca
2 March – 11 June 2016.
Thematic and multidisciplinary exhibition of some 60 works focuses on Spain’s role as a key but often forgotten link in the crystallization of melancholy and disillusionment across sixteenth and seventeenth-century Europe. The exhibition includes images by artists such as El Greco, Murillo, Ribalta, Ribera and Velázquez as well as literature and botanical and medical treatises published in Spain.