23 juillet 2010

Mario Testino, "Todo o Nada " @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

On 21 September the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting for the first time in Spain the work of the Peruvian photographer Mario Testino. The exhibition Todo o Nada brings together 54 photographs that reveal the two opposing concepts to be found in his work, fashion and the nude. These concepts are present both in his better known activities as a fashion photographer, including the images that he has created for Vogue, Vanity Fair, V Magazine, Allure and The Face, as well as in his more personal creations, including a number of... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

"Ghirlandaio and the Renaissance in Florence" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

This summer the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza will be presenting the temporary exhibition Ghirlandaio and the Renaissance in Florence. Comprising a survey of quattrocento Florentine art, its starting point is one of the great icons in the Museum's permanent collection: Portrait of Giovanna degli Albizzi Tornabuoni, painted by Domenico Ghirlandaio between 1489 and 1490. Displayed in conjunction with this masterpiece of Florentine art will be a carefully-chosen group of 60 works including paintings, sculptures, drawings, illuminated... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2010

'Monet and Abstraction' @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

This coming February, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid are presenting the exhibition Monet and Abstraction. It offers a survey of the work of the great French Impressionist painter from an innovative perspective and one never previously employed in the context of a temporary exhibition of this scale and importance, namely the artist's relationship with the development of abstraction in the second half of the 20th century. From his ethereal London landscapes to the monumental depictions of his garden at... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2009

'Jan van Eyck. Grisailles' @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Jan van Eyck, The Annunciation Diptych, ca.1435-1440 Oil on panel. Left panel (the Archangel Gabriel) 38.8 x 23.2 cm; right panel (the Virgin Mary) 39 x 24cm. Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Inv. [137.a-b (1933.11.1-2)] On 3 November the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid opens the 23rd exhibition in its Contexts of the Permanent Collection series. The exhibition is devoted to Jan van Eyck’s Annunciation, one of the jewels of the Permanent Collection and one of the most important examples of grisaille painting. Widespread and... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2009

"Fantin-Latour 1836-1904" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

This autumn the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid is presenting Fantin-Latour 1836-1904, the first major monographic exhibition to be devoted in Spain to this French painter. It has been organised in conjunction with the Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon, where it can be seen this summer.The exhibition features a comprehensive selection from the artist’s oeuvre comprising 70 paintings, drawings and prints loaned from museums and institutions around the world. Using a chronological arrangement that follows Fantin-Latour’s... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2009

'Eros and Thanatos' @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Giambattista Tiepolo, The Death of Hyacinth, 1752-1753. Oil on canvas, 287 x 235 cm. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. MADRID.- The close relationship between sexual desire and the death instinct – Eros and Thanatos – in the visual arts is the subject of this exhibition, whose title is taken from that of Georges Bataille’s book: Les larmes d’Eros. The exhibition also incorporates some of Bataille’s ideas on eroticism: the need for beauty, temptation as prohibition and transgression, and the parallels between the erotic and... [Lire la suite]
09 juin 2009

'Matisse: 1917-1941' @ the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

'Portrait of Marguerite Sleeping', one of eighty paintings, sculptures and drawings that are included in the exhibition that the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza dedicates to Matisse. Photo: EFE/Ballesteros. MADRID.- From June 9, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting the exhibition Matisse: 1917-1941, comprising a survey of the artist’s work during the central period of his career. The exhibition’s curator has selected 74 paintings, sculptures and drawings, most of which have never been previously exhibited in Spain, loaned from... [Lire la suite]
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