Goya, New York

Goya and the Altamira Family, Metropolitan Museum, New York, 22 April – 3 August 2014. A picture-in-focus display of Goya’s four portraits of the Altamira family, including the Metropolitan’s portrait of Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga (1787-88) known as the ‘Boy in Red’, and a fifth family portrait by Agustin Esteve. This will be theContinue reading “Goya, New York”

Sorolla, Madrid

Fiesta y Color: The ethnographic gaze of Sorolla, Museo Sorolla, Madrid, 10 December 2013 – 20 May 2014. Focuses on Sorolla’s images of the rural costume and customs that he saw on his travels over eight years through Andalucía, Aragón, Castilla, Cataluña, Extremadura, Galicia, Guipúzcoa and Valencia between 1911 and 1919. Exhibition includes costume, jewellery,Continue reading “Sorolla, Madrid”

Sebastiâo Salgado, Madrid and Brasilia

Sebastiâo Salgado: Genesis, CaixaForum, Madrid, 17 January – 4 May; and later to Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (Distrito Federal), Brasilia, Brazil, 5 August – 29 September 2014. Another in the Brazilian-born photographer’s series of exhibitions of his black and white images of remote landscapes and their animal and human inhabitants. This exhibition of 216Continue reading “Sebastiâo Salgado, Madrid and Brasilia”

Picasso, Madrid

Picasso in the Studio, Fundacion Mapfre, Madrid, 12 February – 11 May 2014. Exhibition of about 80 paintings, 70 prints and drawings, 26 photos and other ephemera including 10 palettes displayed in five sections to provide an insight into Picasso’s use of his studio as the centre for his activity from 1905 when he producedContinue reading “Picasso, Madrid”

The Generation of ´14: Science and Modernity, Madrid

The Generation of ´14: Science and Modernity – a century on, Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, 14 March – 1 June 2014. An exhibition of almost 300 books, documents, letters, photographs, posters and art related to the generation of Spanish authors, journalists, scientists and artists, born in the 1880s and 90s, who in 1914 launched a campaignContinue reading “The Generation of ´14: Science and Modernity, Madrid”

Jozami Collection, Madrid

Entre Tiempos, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid, 7 February – 12 May 2014. Display of some 80 twentieth century and contemporary works and installations, including photographs and video pieces, from the Argentinian Jozami collection, numbering some 1,000 items acquired by the sociologist and businessman Aníbal Yazbeck Jozami with his journalist wife Marlise Ilhesca. The collection hasContinue reading “Jozami Collection, Madrid”

Dario de Regoyos, Madrid

Dario de Regoyos (1857-1913): The Impressionist future,Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 18 February – 1 June and in a reduced form to the Carmen Thyssen Museum, Málaga, 26 June -12 October. Major exhibition (previously in Bilbao) of over 140 works – oils, pastels, watercolours, prints and drawings – as well as photographs and documents, commemorating the centenaryContinue reading “Dario de Regoyos, Madrid”

Post Picasso: Reacciones contemporáneas, Barcelona

Post Picasso: Reacciones contemporáneas, Museu Picasso, Barcelona, 7 March – 29 June 2014. First exhibition to focus on the influence of Picasso’s art on contemporary visual arts since his death in 1973. Some 75 work including photography and video installations alongside paintings and sculpture, by 42 artists from across the world including Spain and SouthContinue reading “Post Picasso: Reacciones contemporáneas, Barcelona”

Joan Colom, Barcelona

Joan Colom: Photographs 1957-2012, Museu Nacional d’Art Catalunya, Barcelona, 12 December 2013 – 25 May 2014. Major retrospective of this Barcelona-born photographer (b.1921), who revolutionised Spanish photo-reportage with his work in Barcelona especially his series focussing on its run-down barrios and red-light districts of the late 1950s and 1960s. Selected from the archive of moreContinue reading “Joan Colom, Barcelona”