Exhibitions in Madrid

  • The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding its 22nd edition (Various locations. 5 Jun-1 Sept).

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  • Elina Brotherus. Portrait Series (Gelbe Musik with Sunflowers), 2016 © Elina Brotherus, VEGAP, Madrid, 2019

June highlights

An exhibition on works of this great Italian 15th century painter (Prado Museum. 28 May-15 Sept).

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A retrospective of the renowned Chinese photographer and performance artist who uses chameleon-like methods to immerse himself in different environments (Gaviria Palace. Until 15 September).

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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).

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).

A multi-sensory journey through 50 years of history of the acclaimed British rock group (IFEMA – Feria de Madrid. 10 May-15 Sept).

The role of printmaking in the creative process of the French artist is the focus of this exhibition (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. 17 May-18 Aug).

The work of the Surrealist Japanese painter shows the desolation of the Japanese society of his generation (Velázquez Palace. 12 Apr-8 Sept).

A 12m-high sculpture by the Barcelona-born artist is coming to replace Christopher Columbus’s statue (Plaza de Colón. Till 20 December).

American artists exhibits his pieces (Reina Sofia Museum. 29 May-30 Sept).

A truly immersive experience that provides a window into the evolution of opera from the 17th century to the present (CaixaForum Madrid. 26 Apr-18 Aug).

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

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

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An exhibition of the artist’s works from her beginnings until today (Reina Sofia Museum. 5 Jun-14 Oct).

The first retrospective surveying the artist’s main preoccupations and issues (Reina Sofia Museum - Edificio Sabatini. 3 Apr-26 Aug).

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A playful and didactic journey through the great milestones of universal history through plasticene figures (Gaviria Palace. Until 10 October).

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 small-format paintings made by the renowned Valencian painter (Sorolla Museum. 11 Feb-22 Sept).

Result of the restoration of one of the most iconic pieces of the Italian Baroque painters (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. Till 26 May).

185 snaps by the legendary American photographer, including portraits of artists and intellectuals, scientific pictures for MIT and shots of New York (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 3 Jun-25 Aug).

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An exhibition that centres around the relationship between Pablo Picasso and his first wife Olga Khokhlova (CaixaForum Madrid. 19 Jun-22 Sept).

An exhibition that reflects on 16th- and early 17th-century Dutch and Spanish painting (Prado Museum. 25 Jun-29 Sept).

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

  • 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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