Celebrating the Prado: A Day of Special Events at the National Gallery, London, 30 September 2019

The National Gallery will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Spain’s foremost artistic institution, the Museo del Prado in Madrid, with a day of special events. Read below or click here to discover what’s on. In conversation: Celebrating 200 years of the Prado Lunchtime talk, Sainsbury Wing Theatre, National Gallery, London, Monday 30 September 2019, 1–1.45pmContinue reading “Celebrating the Prado: A Day of Special Events at the National Gallery, London, 30 September 2019”

Opens today: Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy at Tate Modern, London

Co-organised by Tate Modern and the Musée Picasso, Paris, the exhibition Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy at Tate Modern chronicles an intensely creative year in the life of this artist. Focusing on representing his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter, he produced some of his most innovative compositions. Surprisingly, this will be the Tate’s first ever solo exhibition dedicated to Picasso.Continue reading “Opens today: Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy at Tate Modern, London”

Picasso portrait to lead Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, 28 February 2018

Pablo Picasso’s Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter) (1937) will be the star of Sotheby’s evening sale tomorrow. It is one of Picasso’s last paintings of his muse Marie-Thérèse Walter, whom he represented countless times in the 1930s. Several paintings of Marie-Thérèse will feature in the exhibition Picasso 1932: Love, Fame, Tragedy, openingContinue reading “Picasso portrait to lead Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, 28 February 2018”

Closing Soon: Zuloaga en el París de la Belle Époque, 1889-1914

The art of Ignacio Zuloaga (Eibar 1870–1945 Madrid) is often associated with Romantic ideas of Spain’s Black Legend. This exhibition aims to show the painter in a different light, focusing on his connections with the innovations of Belle Époque Paris. The exhibition illuminates the Symbolist milieu in which the Spanish painter moved during his several staysContinue reading “Closing Soon: Zuloaga en el París de la Belle Époque, 1889-1914”

Featured exhibition: Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection

Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection, York Art Gallery, York. Closes 5 November 2017. Lord and Lady Attenborough began collecting ceramics by Picasso in 1954 and continued collecting for over 50 years, building one of the most significant private collections in the UK. Highlights from their collection have been loaned to York by the NewContinue reading “Featured exhibition: Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection”

Picasso/Dalí, Dalí/Picasso: Barcelona

Exhibition: Picasso/Dalí, Dalí/Picasso Museu Picasso, Barcelona 20 March-28 June 2015 Exhibition organized by the Barcelona museum and the Dalí Museum, St Petersburg, Florida to explore the mutual admiration and rivalry between these two key figures in twentieth-century art. Art works and documents from the time reveal the counterpoints and contradictions throughout their relationship, from theirContinue reading “Picasso/Dalí, Dalí/Picasso: Barcelona”