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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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.

Monte Arabí, Yecla.  -  Its paintings and engravings date back to the Palaeolithic and Bronze Ages and are part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. Yecla Archaeological Museum organises guided tours.   See more

Rock paintings at Monte Arabí © Excelentísimo Ayuntamiento de Yecla

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Calendar

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Oct 9, 2017 to Dec 22, 2019

Show

Nuevo Teatro Alcalá - Madrid
Musical: Billy Elliot. Madrid

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 Jan 6, 2020

Exhibition

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

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Jul 15, 2019 to Jan 12, 2020

Exhibition

Prado Museum - Madrid
Hans Rudolf Gerstenmaier Donation

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