The Illusion of the American Frontier
From 03 November 2015 to 07 February 2016
Early booking is recommended
1 to 6 May 2014
Giacomo Balla Patriotic Demonstration (detail), 1915. Oil on canvas Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
In conjunction with the exhibition Italian Futurism 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe, currently on display at the Guggenheim Museum in New York and featuring Giacomo Balla’s Patriotic Demonstration (1915) from our Permanent Collection, the Museum is organising a new trip for May within its Travelling with the Painting programme. In addition to visiting this major exhibition, there will be further visits to leading New York museums including the MoMA, the Metropolitan, the Morgan Library & Museum and the Neue Galerie, accompanied by Fernando Checa, Senior Professor of Art History at the Universidad Complutense, Madrid.
The programme will also include other activities, including attending a performance of Rossini’s La Cenerentola at the prestigious Metropolitan Opera House, enjoying fine lunches and dinners at acclaimed New York restaurants and taking a relaxing stroll around Central Park.