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, 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

Art History, Artists, Exhibitions

ArtExhibition: All Variations Are Valid, Including this One

The new exhibition of Esther Ferrer in Madrid is very innovative. It’s a journey through her artistic career but more than this it’s a biographical exhibition, because all her works respond to an intimate thought, mood or interest. Esther Ferrer I think art is the only space of freedom that I have” Esther Ferrer is… Continue reading ArtExhibition: All Variations Are Valid, Including this One

Art History, Artists, Exhibitions

Palimpsest by Doris Salcedo

Last week I saw a very beautiful art installation at the Palacio de Cristal in Madrid. This intervention, called Palimpsest is by Colombian artist Doris Salcedo. Who is Doris Salcedo? Doris Salcedo is a Colombian contemporary artist. She’s the eighth artist to be commissioned to produce a work for the turbine hall of the Tate… Continue reading Palimpsest by Doris Salcedo