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.

Literature and thought

Intellectual life and literary genius. Contemplation and imagination in the service of the word. In Spain the profession of writer has never been rewarded with any degree of social recognition. However some of the towering works of universal literature have sprung from the pens of Spanish writers. Poetry has taken its inspiration from various mediaeval compositions, mystic introspection or the inventiveness of contemporary avant-garde movements. Golden Age theatre is today a universal classic. And Spain was the source of one of the world's first novels and one of its most universal characters: Don Quixote. In contrast, the reflexive nature of figures such as Ramon Llull, Francisco de Vitoria, Miguel Servet and Ortega y Gasset has left its mark on philosophy, theology and the art of the essay in our country.

Benito Pérez Galdós.  -  The year 2020 marks the centenary of his death. A reformer and trail-blazer in Spanish literature, his characters are notable for being real people, accurately reflecting the times of the author.   See more

Joaquín Sorolla, Portrait of Benito Pérez Galdós (1894). Pérez Galdós House-Museum

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

General view of the exhibition “Miró. The white muse”, in the Casa del Sol of the National Sculpture Museum © Museo Nacional de Escultura

Sep 27, 2019 to Sep 26, 2020

Exhibition

National Sculpture Museum - Valladolid
Miró. The white muse

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Sep 27, 2019 to Oct 4, 2020

Exhibition

National Museum of Decorative Arts - Madrid
The Art of the Poster. Graphic Artists at the National Museum of Decorative Arts (1900-1936)

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