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”

El Greco’s Library, Prado

El Greco’s Library, Museo del Prado,1 April – 29 June 2014. Reconstructs the literary and theoretical roots of El Greco’s art via the books he owned according to the inventories produced by his son in 1614 and 1621. Of the 130 books owned by the artist the Prado has brought together about 40 books fromContinue reading “El Greco’s Library, Prado”

Rubens, Madrid and Los Angeles

Rubens: The Triumph of the Eucharist, 25 March – 29 June 2014, Prado; and travelling to the Getty, Los Angeles in 14 October 2014 – 4 January 2015. Display of six recently conserved panel paintings which Rubens painted as modelli for The Triumph of the Eucharist part of the series of 20 tapestries commissioned byContinue reading “Rubens, Madrid and Los Angeles”

ARTES visit to Madrid, 28-29 January 2014

We have been kindly invited by Deputy Director of the Prado and ARTES member Gabriele Finaldi to visit the current exhibition in Madrid on Velázquez and the Family of Philip IV.  Javier Portús, Chief Curator of Spanish Painting and Curator of the exhibition will kindly take us on a private tour on Tuesday 28th JanuaryContinue reading “ARTES visit to Madrid, 28-29 January 2014”

Velázquez portraits exhibition at the Prado

Tues 8 Oct 2013 – Sat 9 Feb 2014, The Prado, Madrid. Velázquez y la familia de Felipe IV 1650-1680 (the English catalogue is titled, Velázquez, Las Meninas and the Late Royal Portraits).  Jerónimos Building, Room C, El Museo del Prado, Ruiz de Alarcón, 23, 28014 Madrid. http://www.museodelprado.es . Curated by Javier Portús, Chief CuratorContinue reading “Velázquez portraits exhibition at the Prado”