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, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' 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.

Topics

In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

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Monument

Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe

Declared a World Heritage Site in 1993, it has much to see. Examples include the Mudejar cloister, one of the most beautiful in its style, and the enormous paintings by Zurbarán which adorn the sacristy and the Chapel of San Jerónimo.

GUADALUPE
GOTHIC

Museum

Museum of Spanish Abstract Art

Installed in the famous Hanging houses in Cuenca, last year it completed its extension renovation and improvement work. Its collection presents works by the most important Spanish artists of the mid-20th century abstract generation.

CUENCA
CONTEMPORARY

Artist / Creator

José Zorrilla

21 February is the anniversary of the birth of one of the main exponents of Spanish Romanticism. 2017 also sees the celebration the writer’s bicentenary year with an extensive programme of cultural activities.

ROMANTICISM

Work of art

Set design

This is the only remaining architectural drawing by Diego de Siloé. The sculptor and architect, one of the leading exponents of the Spanish Renaissance, demonstrates his knowledge of classic language and mastery of perspective and three-dimensionality.

BARCELONA
RENAISSANCE

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Cities, towns and villages

Cangas de Onís
CANGAS DE ONÍS

Cities, towns and villages

Tui
TUI

Cities, towns and villages

Cartagena
CARTAGENA

Calendar

Front of a parked convertible. Barcelona © Turespaña

Mar 4, 2017 to Mar 5, 2017

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Sitges
Barcelona-Sitges international vintage car rally

The glamour and early-20th century setting of this race make it a real spectacle that’s well worth seeing.

Street musicians. Carnaval de Cádiz © Manuel de la Varga López. Cadiz Patron of Tourism.

Feb 23, 2017 to Mar 5, 2017

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Cádiz
Carnival festivities in Cadiz

'Chirigotas', 'comparsas', 'charangas'… There’s never any lack of humour and fun at these carnivals.

 

Mar 2, 2017 to Mar 5, 2017

Festival

Lérida
Animac. International Animated Film Festival
 
 

Nov 8, 2016 to Feb 28, 2017

Exhibition

Los Venerables Hospital - Seville
Velázquez. Murillo. Seville
 

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