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.

Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts

This important distinction is awarded by the Ministry of Culture to persons or institutions with an outstanding career in the fields of drama, music, dance, acting, etc.

Every year until 1995 the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport awarded gold and silver Medals of Merit in Fine Arts. Since 1996, only the Gold Medals have been awarded every year. A range of artists, from musicians to dramatists and including bullfighters, gallery owners and clowns, have received this recognition to mark their outstanding work in the field of artistic or cultural creation, or to those who have encouraged the dissemination and conservation of art and culture.

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