Tag Archives: Exhibitions

SCAN Spanish Contemporary Art Network in Berlin

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Image: ‘ALLES KLAR’ by Ubay Murillo, 2015

 Just opened: Bête Noire
Exhibition, MUSART-BERLIN
29 Apr 2016 – 27 May 2016
Curated by SCAN Spanish COntemporary Art Network

Bête Noire is an art exhibition that reflects on conceptual positions and creative opportunities of the colour black (and de-saturation) in the context of contemporary art practices. Includes the work of nine multidisciplinary emerging artists from Spain: Ruben Guerrero, Alain Urrutia, Maria Leon, Ubay Murillo, Anna Talens, Inma Femenia, Alex Marco, Maria Tinaut and Fernando Martin Godoy.

Eduardo Chillida (Wrocław, Poland)

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Sounds: Eduardo Chillida

BWA AvantGarda Gallery, Wrocław, Poland
15 January – 13 March 2016

As part of Wrocław’s year as European Capital of Culture, twinned with the Basque city of San Sebastián, the Polish city  showing work by the Basque 20th-century sculptor, Eduardo Chillida. The exhibition focusses on the inspiration offered by his work to contemporary musicians.

 

Still Lifes from the Spanish Golden Age (Barcelona)

Maestro de Stirling-Maxwell, Still Life with Basket of Fruits, Pumpkin and Grapes, ca. 1615-1625 (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya)

Maestro de Stirling-Maxwell, Still Life with Basket of Fruits, Pumpkin and Grapes, ca. 1615-1625 (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya)

 

Undamaged: Still Lifes from the Spanish Golden Age

Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, until 28 February 2016

19 still-lifes and flower-pieces from the Museum’s own collection, by artists such as Juan van der Hamen, Tomas Hiepes and Juan de Arellano are being exhibited before some of them are permanently incorporated into new Renaissance and Baroque displays in 2016. Catalogue in Catalan and Castilian by the curator Joan Yeguas (€28.-).

Spanish Masters from the Hermitage (Amsterdam)

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Spanish Masters from the Hermitage:
The World of El Greco, Ribera, Zurbarán, Velázquez, Murillo & Goya

The Hermitage, Amsterdam, 28 November 2015 – 29 May 2016

More than sixty paintings and a rich collection of graphic works and applied arts masterpieces are on show.

 

Picasso Sculpture (New York to Paris)

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The exhibition Picasso Sculpture, previously showing some 140 works spanning 1902 to 1964 at MoMA, New York (until 7 February 2016), re-opens, in a reduced form, as Picasso: Scuptures (Musée Picasso, Paris: 8 March – 18 September 2016).
MOMA installation reviewed by Rosalind McKeever, Burlington Magazine, December 2015 pp. 880-82 .

 

Exhibition closing soon! The Divine Morales (Prado, Madrid; Bilbao; Barcelona)

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El Divino Morales

Museo del Prado, Madrid

Exhibition closed 10 January 2016

Moves to:

Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, 9 February – 16 May

Museu Nacional d’Art Catalunya, Barcelona, 16/06-16/09 2016.

Nineteen works owned by the Prado, including the Christ on the Cross and the Resurrection gifted by Plácido Arango, plus 35 from national and international museums, private collectors and religious institutions. Works include the Virgin with the Little Bird from the parish church of San Agustín in Madrid, the Virgin and Child with the Infant Saint John from the New Cathedral in Salamanca and the Ecce Homo from the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga in Lisbon, which was recently restored in the Prado workshops.

Catalogue: 272 pages, 26,60 €

 

Zaragoza’s Retablo of St. Peter (Cincinnati)

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Conservation on View: Zaragoza’s Retablo of St. Peter
Cincinnati Art Museum
26 January 26 – 24 April 2016

A Spanish altarpiece of c.1400 by Lorenzo Zaragoza, an Aragonese artist active in fourteenth-century Valencia and Barcelona, will receive conservation treatment, by Serena Urry, in public view.  The accompanying press release is available as a PDF file by clicking here.

Art from the Andes: Spanish Colonial Paintings (Portland)

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Art from the Andes: Spanish Colonial Paintings from the Elvin A. Duerst Bequest

Portland Art Museum, Maine

19 December 2015 – 20 March 2016

Art from the Andes features distinctive religious paintings that illustrate the creative melding of cultures in the Andes following the Spanish conquest. The paintings were left to the Museum by Elvin A. Duerst, a native of McMinnville, long employed by the State Department in South America.