Exhibitions in Madrid

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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. 15 Oct - 26 Jan 2020).

    The Impressionists and Photography
  • Edgar Degas  Bailarina basculando (Bailarina verde), 1877-1879

October highlights

Exhibition made up of around one hundred works from this historic lineage of painters (Gaviria Palace. 7 Oct-12 Apr).

An exhibition on the legacy of the great Italian portraitist (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 19 Sept-12 Jan).

A beautiful collection of more than 200 fascinating objects from the British Museum (CaixaForum Madrid. 20 Sep-12 Jan 2020).


An exhibition featuring the work of the Irish photographer, best known for his Dublin Trilogy. (Mapfre Foundation. Bárbara de Braganza Exhibition Hall. 12 Sept-26 Jan).

Last chance

A multi-sensory journey through 50 years of history of the acclaimed British rock group (IFEMA – Feria de Madrid. Till 27 October).

An exhibition of the painting by Francisco de Goya from 1819 (Prado Museum. Till 27 October).

A 12m-high sculpture by the Barcelona-born artist now stands in the spot formerly occupied by Christopher Columbus’s statue (Plaza de Colón. Till 20 December).

An exhibition with 11 works donated by the German businessman living in Spain (Prado Museum. Until 12 January 2020).

The most important exhibition of photo journalist that opens your eyes to the reality and moves your conscience (LASEDE COAM. 4 Oct-3 Nov).

This exhibition project will recreate the original aspect of Room 39, known as Their Majesties’ Retiring Room (Prado Museum. 9 Apr-24 Nov).

The foundation’s first exhibition presents a selection of 117 works from its extensive and varied collections (Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson. Until 31 December 2020).

A selection of small-format paintings made by the renowned Valencian painter (Sorolla Museum. Till 3 November).

Last chance

The first solo show dedicated to the Danish artist in Spain (Reina Sofia Museum. 26 Jun-21 Oct).

Exhibition featuring works by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Tomás Saraceno (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 25 Sept to 1 Dec).

An exhibition comprising images and counterimages from the Spanish Transition (Reina Sofia Museum - Nouvel Building. Until 25 November).

One of the best photographers of all times shows the woman’s body representing her search for the self (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. 3 Oct-5 Jan 2020).


A pioneering exhibition in the world that displays works in digital format (Espacio Telefónica Foundation. 11 Oct-23 Feb 2020).


Exhibition by the British artist who revolves around populism and his method of intervening in the grotesque (The Glass Palace. 17 Oct-1 Mar 2020).

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 2020).

The biggest exhibition on the series ever held in Spain, which brings together authentic props, costumes and sets (Espacio 5.1 at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid. From 26 October).

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 2020).

Exhibition which examines the concept of painting and its ability to be reinvented (CaixaForum Madrid. 23 Oct-1 Mar).

  • Beckmann, Lempicka, Banksy, Leonardo Da Vinci, Jaume Plensa, H.C. Westermann, Balthus, Toulouse-Lautrec, Fra Angelico, Auschwitz...

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  • La Anunciación. Fra Angelico. 1425 - 1426. Oro y temple sobre tabla. 194cm x 194cm.


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