17 mai 2019

Balenciaga and Spanish Painting at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

“A good fashion designer must be an architect for the patterns, a sculptor for the shape, a painter for the designs, a musician for the harmony and a philosopher for the fit.” (Cristóbal Balenciaga) MADRID - This summer, 2019, the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza will be presenting an exhibition that connects the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga, the most admired and influential fashion designer of all times, to the tradition of Spanish painting of the 16th to the 20th centuries. This is the first... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2018

Exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum brings together works by Arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Milán, 1526-1593), Flora meretrix, c. 1590. Oil on panel, 74,5 x 57,5 cm (90.5 x 73.5 cm framed). Cassetta frame in pietre dure designed by Federico Zeri, c. 1970. Private Collection BILBAO.- The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is presenting the exhibition Arcimboldo. The Floras and Spring. It brings together the three works by the artist housed in Spanish collections, in addition to other paintings and documentation that help to provide a context for them. In total, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

Alonso Sánchez Coello (Benifairó de les Valls 1531-1588 Madrid), Portrait of Don Juan de Austria, Circa 1565-70

Alonso Sánchez Coello (Benifairó de les Valls 1531-1588 Madrid), Portrait of Don Juan de Austria, circa 1565-70. Oil on silvered copper, 7 x 5 cm (2.8 x 2 in.) © Caylus Our gallery, founded in 1988, is a landmark in the international market for Spanish Old Masters and Latinamerican Colonial Art. We deal mainly in Spanish and Latinamerican paintings and sculpture from the Gothic to the Romantic period and we also include in our portfolio some very interesting examples of Italian and Flemish Baroque old masters... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2009

'The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain' @ the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Parade burgonet of Emperor Charles V. Filippo and Francesco Negroli. Milan, 1545, steel, gold. 25 x 23 x 35.7 cm. ©Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería, Madrid, D-30. Copyright © 2009 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, DC.- Armor from the renowned Spanish Royal Armory in Madrid will be paired for the first time with portraits by masters such as Peter Paul Rubens, Alonso Sánchez Coello, Anthony van Dyck, and Diego Velázquez depicting emperors and kings wearing the same armor in The Art of Power: Royal Armor and... [Lire la suite]