Unmissable exhibitions in 2020


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).


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


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).


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).


The first monographic exhibition devoted to the Austrian painter of Romany origins (Reina Sofia Museum - Edificio Sabatini. 22 Nov-23 Mar).

Travel to ancient Egypt through this exhibition that reconstructs the burial chambers found by Howard Carter in 1922 (Espacio 5.1 - IFEMA - Feria de Madrid). Reopened on 16 July!

A review of the careers of the French and Swiss sculptors, leading to an interesting dialogue between both artists (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 2 Jun-23 Aug).

For the first time in Spain, an exhibition on the 17th-century Dutch painter's work as a portraitist (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 6 Jun-30 Aug).

An opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of vampires by learning about their different facets from different artistic practices (CaixaForum Madrid. 1 Jun-6 Sept).

The exhibition, which traces the history of the fruitful relationship between the city and the camera, revolves around several issues (CaixaForum Madrid. Till 12 October).

The 23rd edition of PHotoESPAÑA features exhibitions and digital projects in museums and art centres (Various locations. 25 Jun-31 Oct).

Retrospective on the North American painter, one of the key figures in the history of 20th century American art (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. New dates to be confirmed).


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