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

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

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
The Roses of Heliogabalus (detail)
Oil on canvas
132.7 x 214.4 cm

Pérez-Simón Collection, Mexico

Carmen in Spanish collections

From 7 October until 9 November 2014

Special Collaborative Exhibition. Free entry

Pablo Picasso
Illustrations for Le Carmen des Carmen by Prosper Mérimée and Louis Aragon>
Bancaja Collection, Valencia
© Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid, 2014


Reading workshop A painting, a book:Zweig/Grosz/Döblin.

Reading Workshop A painting / A book: Zweig/Grosz/Döblin

Saturdays 18 and 25 October and 15 November 2014

George Grosz
Metropolis (1916-1917) (detail).
Oil on canvas.
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.

The Museum has organised another activity in its series Reading Workshop A painting / A book, exclusively offered to Friends.
To coincide with the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, this course will relate George Grosz’s painting Metropolis (1916-1917) to one of the 20th-century’s key novels, Berlin Alexanderplatz by the German writer Alfred Döblin. Both Grosz and Döblin made use of Expressionism to capture the birth of a fragmented world.
The workshop will also include a reading of Stefan Zweig’s autobiography The World of Yesterday.

A painting / A book will be led by Javier Morales.
Booking opens on Tuesday 29 July on the Museum’s website and on tels: 91 127 32 22 / 902 760 511.
Price: 120 Euros.



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