Styles

In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudéjar and many, many more.

Picasso. Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

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Monument

Convent of Las Descalzas Reales

On its interior this representative example of a palace in the Castilian Plateresque style contains tiles and plasterwork in the Moorish tradition, but already showing evidence of Renaissance forms. As many of the nuns were of noble birth, it is also home to valuable works of art.

MADRID
RENAISSANCE

Museum

Bibat Álava Archaeological Museum

Its collection of articles covers everything from prehistoric times through to the Lower Middle Ages. They come from various archaeological excavations made in Álava since the 19th century. The site is a modern building designed by Francisco Mangado and combining functionality and aesthetics.

VITORIA

Artist / Creator

Alfredo Alcaín

Along with Luis Gordillo, he was one of the exponents of Spanish pop art, who then evolved towards Cubist abstraction and critical realism. Throughout his career, Alcaín has maintained a consistent artistic development and assimilated very different contemporary movements.

CONTEMPORARY

Work of art

Aion-Chronos

It represents the oriental god Zervan Chronos, characterised with the head of a lion on his chest and a serpent encircling his body. The piece is part of the series of sculptures of gods in a shrine or temple.

MÉRIDA
ROMAN

Calendar

William Merritt Chase The Kimono ca. 1895 Oil on canvas. 89.5 x 115 cm. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid

Nov 4, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

Exhibition

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - Madrid
American Impressionism

For the first time in Spain we see the spread of the Impressionist movement in North America.

One of the works in the exhibition

Sep 22, 2014 to Jan 11, 2015

Exhibition

Municipal Heritage Museum - Málaga
Masters of the Baroque

Selection of important paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries from the Cajasol Collection.

 

Nov 21, 2014 to Nov 29, 2014

Festival

Jovellanos Theatre - Gijón
Gijón International Film Festival
 
 

Oct 8, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

Exhibition

CaixaForum Zaragoza - Zaragoza
Egyptian mummies. The secret of eternal life
 

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