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Alma-Tadema and Victorian Painting
in the Pérez-Simón Collection

From 25 June to 12 October 2014 (extended closing date)



Autor:
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Título:
The Roses of Heliogabalus (detail)
Fecha:
1888
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
132.7 x 214.4 cm

Ubicacion:
Pérez-Simón Collection, Mexico

Carmen in Spanish collections

From 7 October until 9 November 2014

Special Collaborative Exhibition. Free entry



Autor:
Pablo Picasso
Título:
Illustrations for Le Carmen des Carmen by Prosper Mérimée and Louis Aragon>
Fecha:
1964
Ubicacion:
Bancaja Collection, Valencia
© Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid, 2014

Coming Exhibitions

Raoul Dufy. Exterior to Interior.
  • Raoul Dufy
  • The Little Palm
  • 1905
  • Oil on canvas
  • 91 x 79 cm
  • Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection on deposit at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Raoul Dufy. Exterior to Interior.

From 17 February to 17 May 2015



In recent years the life and work of Raoul Dufy has been the subject of increasing reassessment.

In 2003, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Dufy’s death, several major exhibitions were devoted to him while that same year the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza placed four works by this French artist from the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection on display in its galleries.

The artist’s presence in Spain, however, remains limited.
In 2015 the Museum will be offering a reassessment of his work that focuses not only on Dufy’s more hedonistic side as the painter of the pleasures of modern life, but also and primarily on his more introspective, reflexive and personal facet.

In order to single out this aspect Juan Ángel López-Manzanares, the exhibition’s curator and a curator at the Museo Thyssen, will analyse relatively unexplored issues within Dufy’s output such as the increasing distance of the viewpoints in his compositions, his synthesis of the everyday and the pastoral, the emotional reserve of his landscapes and the importance, particularly in his late works, of depictions of his domestic realm.

In addition and for the first time, the exhibition will include the prints that Dufy executed for Apollinaire’s Bestiary, alongside a number of related preparatory drawings.

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