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.

Audience

This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

Prehistory

A glow in the depths of a cave. The country's first settlers have arrived to reclaim their space from nature. Before the appearance of Homo Sapiens, prehistoric migrations brought Neanderthal, Cro-Magnon and other species of the Homo genus to Spain, including the Homo Antecessor who inhabited the magnificent site of Gran Dolina at Atapuerca. Over time, the two first definite artistic styles came into being: all along the coastline of Cantabria, the rock paintings of the Franco-Cantabrian style, symbolised by the magnificent bison of Altamira; and in Mediterranean areas, the stylised and schematic paintings characteristic of Levantine art.

Polychrome Ceiling of Altamira.  -  Last year marked the 140th anniversary of the discovery of the Altamira Cave. This section is undoubtedly the best-known masterpiece of prehistoric cave painting.   See more

Great ceiling of the Altamira Cave. Santillana del Mar © Museo Nacional y Centro de Investigación de Altamira

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Calendar

Paul Gauguin. “Washerwomen in Arles (Laveuses à Arles)”, 1888. Oil on canvas. 74 x 92 cm. (Art Room). © Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao

Oct 6, 2018 to Dec 30, 2020

Exhibition

Bilbao Museum of Fine Arts - Bilbao
ABC. The alphabet at the Bilbao Museum

The soprano Núria Rial with the orchestra Acadèmia 1750 © Festival de Torroella de Montgrí

Jul 23, 2020 to Aug 31, 2021

Festival

Espai Ter Auditorium - Torroella de Montgrí
Torroella de Montgrí International Music Festival

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Oct 14, 2020 to Mar 14, 2021

Exhibition

Prado Museum - Madrid
Uninvited Guests. Episodes on Women, Ideology and the Visual Arts in Spain (1833-1931)

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