Art, Artists, Exhibitions, Surrealism

ArtExhibition: Dorothea Tanning

Last Monday was the last day to see the exhibition Dorothea Tanning: Behind the invisible door, another invisible door at the Museum Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain. It was the first major retrospective of this American Surrealist artist, and included over 150 works created by Tanning between the years 1930-1997. Tanning’s works encourage the viewer… Continue reading ArtExhibition: Dorothea Tanning

Art History, Artists, Museum, On this day...

On this day… died Maria Isabel of Braganza

Maria Isabel of Braganza was an Infanta of Portugal court, the daughter of John VI of Portugal and Carlota Joaquina of Spain. She became queen of Spain when she married her maternal uncle Ferdinand VII of Spain on 29 September 1816. She was the second wife of Ferdinand VII, whose first wife had died childless.… Continue reading On this day… died Maria Isabel of Braganza

Art, art news, Artists, Baroque, Museum, Painters

ArtNews: Gentileschi’s work finally on display in the Prado

December starts with amazing news: The Museo del Prado in Madrid, Spain will exhibit permanently its only painting by Artemisia Gentileschi, The Birth of Saint John the Baptist. This painting had been hidden from the public for many years, leaving the warehouse of the museum only to be part of some exhibition abroad. Although it… Continue reading ArtNews: Gentileschi’s work finally on display in the Prado

Art, Art History, Exhibitions, Museum

ArtExhibition: Lina Bo Bardi in Madrid

Since 2009, Fundación Juan March started a series of exhibitions dedicated to Latin America, the first one was dedicated to Brazilian painter Tarsila do Amaral, the most emblematic artist of the Brazilian modernism. The exhibition presented through her art the Brazil of the decades of 20th century. Now, almost ten years later, they bring the… Continue reading ArtExhibition: Lina Bo Bardi in Madrid

Art, Artists, Exhibitions

Infinity Mirror Rooms by Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is one of my favourite contemporary artists. She was born in Matsumoto (Japan) and she is famous especially for her sculptures and installations. However, she is also active in painting, film, performance, fashion, poetry and other arts.  Her work is very personal (autobiographical) and is based in conceptual art showing some characteristics of… Continue reading Infinity Mirror Rooms by Yayoi Kusama