Sink and Mirror, 1967 (detail)
Museo Thyssen Bornemisza, Madrid,
9 February – 22 May 2016 — EXTENDED TO 29 MAY 2016
Shows the work of a group of modern and contemporary realist painters and sculptors, who have worked in Madrid since the 1950s. The display has a thematic structure and includes 89 works, oil paintings, sculptures, reliefs and drawings, all depicting domestic interiors, courtyards and street-views of the city of Madrid. Exhibition catalogue: texts by Guillermo Solana, Jürgen Schilling and Francisco Calvo Serraller.
Zurbarán: A New Perspective; Zurbarán: una nueva mirada
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
9 June – 13 September 2015
The exhibition will include the recently conserved St Serapion — click here for video (before its redisplay in the new European galleries at Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut), and aims to provide a new insight into the artist’s work by showing, for the first time in Spain, recently rediscovered works alongside paintings by the best of his pupils including his son Juan de Zurbarán’s still lives. Curated by Zurbarán specialist Odile Delenda and Mar Borobia, Head of Old Master Paintings at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.
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 centenary of the Asturian artist’s death. Divided into various chronological sections starting with his period in Belgium, passing through his Symbolist ‘España Negra’ series, peopled with widows, orphans, deaths and burials, and onto his ‘pointilliste’-inspired landscape views of the Basque countryside.