2018 Events Calendar

  • Dada Ruso, 1914-1924
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  • Auschwitz: First stop of this travelling exhibition about the notorious Nazi extermination camp in Poland, with over 600 original artefacts (Centro de Arte Canal. Till 7 Oct).
  • PHotoESPAÑA: The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding its 21st edition (6 Jun-26 Aug).
  • Disney, The Art of Storytelling: A journey through the creative process of the Disney Studios (CaixaForum Madrid. 17 Jul-11 Nov).
  • Marc Pataut: Photographic exhibition devoted to the social protest works by the French artist (Reina Sofia Museum. 25 Apr-27 Aug).
  • Players. Magnum photographers come out to play (PHotoEspaña 2018): Almost 180 photographs from the Magnum archive explore the myriad connotations of the word Play (Espacio Fundación Telefónica. 9 May-16 Sept).
  • Brassaï: A tour of the work of one of the world’s most renowned photographers (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 31 May-2 Sept).
  • Beatriz González: Exhibition devoted to the work of the Colombian curator and artist (Velázquez Palace. Till 2 September).
  • Russian Dada, 1914-1924: An exhibition looking at the Russian avant-garde in the light of the anti-art canons associated with Dadaism (Reina Sofia Museum. 6 Jun - 22 Oct).
  • Victor Vasarely. The Birth of Op Art: A monographic exhibition of one of the principal exponents of Op Art (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 7 Jun-9 Sept).
  • Lorenzo Lotto. Portraits: An exhibition focusing on one of the finest portrait painters in the Italian Renaissance (Prado Museum. 19 Jun-30 Sept).
  • Monet/Boudin: First exhibition that addresses the relationship between the impressionist painter and his maestro (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 26 Jun-30 Sept).
  • Humberto Rivas: An exhibition dedicated to an artist essential for the recognition of photography (Mapfre Foundation. Bárbara de Braganza Exhibition Hall. 21 Sept-6 Jan).
  • Lina Bo Bardi: Tupi or not tupi. Brazil 1946-1992: First exhibition in Spain dedicated to the Italian-born modernist architect (Juan March Foundation. 5 Oct-13 Jan).
  • Beckmann. Exile FiguresExhibition dedicated entirely to one of Germany’s leading twentieth-century artists (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 23 Oct-27 Jan).
  • Leonardo da Vinci. The Faces of the GeniusA tribute to the Renaissance genius to commemorate the 500th anniversary of his death (National Library / Palacio de las Alhajas. 29 Nov-19 May).
  • Tamara de Lempicka: A solo exhibition dedicated to the Polish painter, best-known for her polished Art Deco portraits (Gaviria Palace. Late 2018).

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