Must-see exhibitions in 2019

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More than 600 original objects are displayed in an incredible travelling exhibition about the infamous Nazi extermination camp (Canal Art Centre. Till 3 February).

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A display of more than 50 works painted by the German artist in his home country and during his years of exile (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 25 Oct-27 Jan).

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A solo exhibition dedicated to the Polish painter, best-known for her polished Art Deco portraits (Gaviria Palace. Extended to 26 May).

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An exhibition on the work of the American sculptor and printer (Reina Sofia Museum. Until 6 May).

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More than a hundred photographs and objects by Dadaist and Surrealist photographer (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. 31 Jan-21 Apr).

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First Spanish retrospective of the great American photographer (Mapfre Foundation. Bárbara de Braganza Exhibition Hall. 29 Jan-12 May).

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An exhibition of the most influential Soviet artists who blazed an avant-garde trail towards modernity in Russia (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 9 Feb-5 May).

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A retrospective exhibition of one of the great masters of 20th-century art and one of the most unique painters of his time (Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. 19 Feb-26 May).

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An exhibition showing the connections between the fashion designer’s creations and the tradition of the Spanish painting (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 18 Jun-22 Sept).

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72 works by the most admired Dutch and Spanish painters of the late 16th and early 17th invite us to reflect on their numerous shared traits (Prado Museum. Till 29 September)

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An exhibition comprising almost one hundred works by members of the renowned family of painters (Gaviria Palace. Till 12 Apr). Closed until further notice

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Works by the likes of Le Gray, Cuvelier, Manet and Degas invite us to reflect on the similarities and mutual influences between photography and painting in the second half of the 19th century in France (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. Until 26 January).

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This exhibition brings together the most important paintings by two of the most outstanding women in the history of western art (Prado Museum. 22 Oct to 2 Feb).

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Small format exhibition with works by artists related to the German school, to mark its centenary.  (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. From 28 October to 12 January).

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Step inside Westeros and the lands beyond for an up-close and personal look at authentic props, costumes and set decorations from the hit HBO series. (Espacio 5.1 at IFEMA - Feria de Madrid. Exhibition cancelled).

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