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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.

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Renaissance

  • Salamanca University © Turespaña

    Salamanca University © Turespaña

  • Aerial view of the monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid © Turespaña

    Aerial view of the monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid © Turespaña

  • 'The nobleman with his hand on his chest', El Greco © Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado

    'The nobleman with his hand on his chest', El Greco © Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado

  • Alcázar fortress in Toledo © Turespaña

    Alcázar fortress in Toledo © Turespaña

  
  


" From internal struggles to the Empire. The era of the Renaissance was one of military and political splendour in Spain."

The economic and intellectual progress which had begun in the lower Middle Ages came to fruition in the Renaissance, a period which heralded a change of era: the transition from Medieval times to the Modern Era. In Spain it was also a very relevant historical moment. The union of the crowns of Castile and Aragón with the Catholic Monarchs signified the birth of modern Spain. In addition, that same year of 1492 Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas, the Reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula reached its final conclusion, and the Jews were expelled from all the Crown’s dominions. At this time the Italian influence (poetry, thinking, fine arts) reached Spanish culture, together with Humanism (the mark of Erasmus of Rotterdam is obvious) and a particular phenomenon: anonymous artisans gradually become renowned artists.

  

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