Exhibitions in Madrid

  • A journey through Bohemian Paris at the turn of the century with over 350 works by contemporary artists at the end of the 19th century (CaixaForum Madrid. 20 Feb-19 May).

    Toulouse-Lautrec and the Spirit of Montmartre
  • La Vie à Montmartre, 1897

April highlights

First Spanish show dedicated to the world's most famous -and mysterious- street artist (Feria de Madrid. 6 Dec-19 May).

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).

Last chance

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

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).

A tribute to the Renaissance genius to commemorate the 500th anniversary of his death (National Library / Palacio de las Alhajas. 29 Nov-19 May).

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

Last chance

A collective exhibition of the artistic atmosphere and creative trends in the city during the Cold War (Reina Sofia Museum. 21 Nov-22 Apr).

A 12-meter sculpture by the Barcelona-based artist is located at the pedestal that used to hold the statue of the Genoese sailor (Plaza de Colón. Till 20 December 2019).

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

A temporary exhibition on the origin of the portrait of the daughter of Marqués de Mancera (Museum of the Americas. Till 28 April).

A fascinating exhibition featuring figures and constructions made with LEGO blocks (Gaviria Palace. Extended to 26 May).

As part of its 200th anniversary, the museum is exhibiting, for the first time, work by the renowned Swiss artist (Prado Museum. 2 Apr-7 July).

The first Spanish solo exhibition of the English artist where he showcases his greatest pieces (Royal Botanic Gardens - Pabellón Villanueva. Till 24 May).

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

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

The Indian artist and filmmaker raises awareness of the most vulnerable groups in his country through two installations (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 27 Feb-19 May).

Exhibition dedicated to the film-maker from Gerona presenting his latest audiovisuals (Reina Sofia Museum. Till 13 May).

A retrospective of the Valencian painter including never before seen material (Prado Museum. 5 Mar-28 Jul).

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

A selection of 12 works by some of the most important 20th century Russian artists (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. Until 16 June).

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

    Must-see exhibitions in 2019
  • La Anunciación. Fra Angelico. 1425 - 1426. Oro y temple sobre tabla. 194cm x 194cm.


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