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. 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

Arco de Triunfo

It was built to serve as the gateway to the Barcelona Universal Exhibition in 1888. It has a classical shape and proportions, and its decorative and sculptural elements are full of symbolism and were groundbreaking for the time.

BARCELONA
ROMANTICISM

Museum

Minorca Museum

This former Franciscan monastery dating from the late 17th century is the current site of the museum. Its collections are arranged over three floors and enable visitors to explore the history of the island of Minorca from its pre-Talayotic culture to the 19th and 20th centuries.

MAÓ

Artist / Creator

Laura Gallego

This writer of fantastic literature recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of the launch of her trilogy entitled "Memorias de Idhun". With over one million copies sold in Spain, her works have also been translated into several languages.

CONTEMPORARY

Work of art

Silver scarab

These types of pieces were considered to be protective talismans and were very popular in the Mediterranean area from the first millennium B.C. This particular item is a Phoenician silver amulet found in Mazarrón.

CARTAGENA
COLONISATION

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Cities, towns and villages

Arteixo
ARTEIXO

Cities, towns and villages

Jarandilla de la Vera
JARANDILLA DE LA VERA

Cities, towns and villages

Arucas
ARUCAS

Calendar

Davis Cone (1950). Cameo, 1988. Acrylic on canvas. 91 x 114 cm. Private collection, New York Image ©Davis Cone. Institut für Kulturaustausch, Tübingen

Oct 7, 2014 to Jan 19, 2015

Exhibition

Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts - Bilbao
Hyperrealism 1967-2013

This retrospective features emblematic works from the hyperrealist movement.

Mariam Diallo (centre), her daughter (left) and granddaughter display items of jewellery they took with them when they fled Mali for the camp of Mentao, in Burkina Faso. © Brian Sokol/ACNUR

Sep 19, 2014 to Feb 8, 2015

Exhibition

CaixaForum - Barcelona
The most important thing. Portraits of an escape

Brian Sokol's photos offer a glimpse into the testimony of those who are obliged to flee their country.

 

Oct 20, 2014 to Jan 30, 2015

Concert / recital

Auditorio de Zaragoza - Zaragoza
Great Autumn Concert Season
 
 

Nov 3, 2014 to Nov 16, 2014

Other

Madrid
Science Week
 

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