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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:
Femme de profil à l’éventail, 1964, illustrations for the book Le Carmen des Carmen by Prosper Mérimée and Louis Aragon
Fecha:
1964
Ubicacion:
Fundación Bancaja Collection
© Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid, 2014
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  • Heroinas: the exhibition

  • with música / music
  • 11 April 2011

The exhibition Heroines looked at the depiction of women in active roles and at the gender identity crisis in western art.
It covered a broad chronological span, from the Renaissance to the present day.

In western art, women have all too often been reduced to two prevailing, complementary models; that of mother or that of the object of sexual desire.

Other, parallel roles have, however, arisen, in which the female figure has liberated herself from a passive, submissive position in order to become an active subject. Such roles include hunting and athletics exercise, war, political power, and magic and religion, among others.

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