27 mai 2009

Reina Sofia Museum Rearranges its Collection and Shows it in a Different Way

Picasso’s 'Woman with flower vase', in its new location at the Museo Reina Sofía, where today, the collection was presented in a new order. Photo: EFE/J.J. Guillén MADRID.- “The story we propose is more like The Thousand and One Nights than War and Peace”. With this graphic example the head of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia referred to the reorganization of the museum’s collection which will open to the public today, including free entry from Friday through Sunday. One and a half years after starting his job... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2009

Experts Say Picasso Could Have Been Inspired by Mozarabic Bible for his Guernica Figures

The similarity also manifests itself in the horse’s head that appears in the painting and, to a lesser extent, in the faces of the persons, as well as some of the profiles that also allude to the ones appearing in the bible. Photo: EFE/ J.Casares Pablo Picasso, Guernica, 1937. Photo: Courtesy of Reina Sofia Museum LEON, SPAIN.- Several experts from the world of art have stated that there is an extraordinary likeness between the figures that appear in the Guernica painted by the artist and those in a Mozarabic Bible from... [Lire la suite]
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