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.

The Magritte Machine

Left: The Key of the Fields, 1936. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid – René Magritte. © VEGAP, Madrid, 2021 Right: Popular Panorama, 1926. Kunstsammlug Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf. Courtesy Ludion Publishers. René Magritte © VEGAP, Madrid, 2021

Madrid’s Thyssen Museum provides an opportunity to enjoy a retrospective devoted to the surrealist painter René Magritte (1898-1967), the first to be held in Madrid since the one organised by the Fundación Juan March in 1989.

The Magritte Machine features around 90 works by the Belgian surrealist painter, and the title of the exhibition hints at the repetitive, combinatorial element present in the artist’s work.

The exhibition is divided into the following sections: The Magician’s Powers (self-portraits), Words in Painting, Figure and Background, Painting and Window, Face and Mask, Mimicry and Megalomania. As well as the 90 paintings, a selection of photos and films are on display in the exhibition.

General information

Dates
Sep 14, 2021 to Jan 30, 2022
Theme
Painting

Category
Exhibition



Location and contact

Venue
National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Paseo del Prado 8
28014 Madrid
Madrid
Telephone  +34 917911370
E-mail  cavthyssen@museothyssen.org
Website  http://www.museothyssen.org


Practical information

Reservations
Website  http://entradas.museothyssen.org/site/MuseoThyssen/

Find tourist information in the surroundings

spain is culture