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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

Biography and Works

Author:
Karl Hubbuch
Born/Dead:
Karlsrhue, 1891-1979
Date:
Works

Biography




Karl Hubbuch belongs to the movement of artists known as Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity), who used their art to provide a critical and committed vision of German society during the years that followed the First World War.

Hubbuch studied at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Karlsruhe, where he befriended Rudolf Schlichter and George Scholz. In 1912 he attended graphic art classes at the Kunstgewerbemuseum in Berlin, where George Grosz and Oskar Nerlinger were also studying at the time. Following the break in his artistic training caused by the First World War, Hubbuch returned to Karlsruhe, where he completed his studies and secured a teaching post in 1928. This period saw the development of his interest in painting, which he began to combine with illustration, his chosen field of artistic expression until then. His works reflected the situation in which the country had been left by the war and he displayed a strong preference for portraiture.

Hubbuch’s political stance led him to be dismissed from his post as an educator by the National Socialist Government in 1933. Until 1945 he scraped a living working as a decorative painter for various ceramic firms in southern Germany. After the Second World War he was reinstated to his position at the Karlsruhe Akademie and received numerous recognitions from the authorities. The works he produced in the immediate post-war period continued to denounce the excesses of fascism, though his subject matter gradually became centred on his many trips, mainly to France

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