Eroticism and art in an exhibition of Thyssen Bornemisza


Photo of Rachel Weisz for James White

Tears of Eros there is the title of the big retrospective that the Museum Thyssen Bornemisza will inaugurate in autumn, which central topics are the eroticism, the passion and the death in the ancient art, of the XIXth century, surrealist and contemporary.

What will we be able to see? The sample consists of 120 works that tackle the eroticism and the passion across these moments of the art history, with pieces in painting, sculpture, video and photo. Between the works stars are photos of Man Ray or James White; paintings of Picasso and Antonio Saura and videos of Bill Viola.

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Spanish art in the auction of contemporary art of Sotheby's

We already dedicate an exclusive entry to the work of Antoni Tàpies, the Spanish artist with more works in the Sotheby's auction, now it is the moment to see the work of other contemporary Spanish artists who also are present in the auction of contemporary art that will be realized on June 26 in London:

Homage to Saint John of the Cross, for Eduardo Chillida

homage - chillida

23 for 20 cm
Ink and collage of role with chain
Signed, and the inscription with the monogram of the artist
Executed in 1991
Starting price: 26.000 – 33.000 €

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Saura x Saura, photographic journal of Carlos Saura

Saura x Saura is the title of the book that assembles the photos that Carlos Saura removed of his brother, the Spanish artist Antonio Saura from 1947 until 1998, moment of Antonio's death.

The book contains 120 photos that artists report in image key the relation of these brothers, both in intimate moments and in his moment professionals.

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Arch 2009: works of art you cover with stars to auction

Study from the Human Body of Francis Bacon

Yesterday Arch 2009 opened his doors to the expert public, like collectors, press, authorities and businessmen, all of them with the hope to find contemporary art at good prices in crisis times. Today it will be the big opening.

Here an advance of the big works and artists, national and international, that you will be able to see in Arch 2009, and if the pocket allows it to you, to buy them:

  • Study from the Human Body of Francis Bacon
    I boast: 15.700.00 euros
  • Big Nude (1959) of Antonio Saura
    I boast 900.000 euros
  • Victory Over Death of Damien Hirst, price to request in the gallery
  • Works of videoarte of Bill Viola, catalog of works to request in the gallery

Him chien of Goya, picture of Antonio Saura in the auction of contemporary art of Christie's

Antonio Saura also is present in the auction of contemporary art of Christie's on February 12. Let's see the picture:

Him chien of Goya

Oil, ink and pencil in role opened on linen
70 x 50 cm
Signed and dating Saura 79 (right arrives)
Executed in 1979
Starting price: 34.000 – 45.800 euros

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The best of the contemporary art of 2008

Work of Lucio Muñoz in the exhibition Silencis

Since we are of memoirs of the best thing and the worst thing, in Art Spain we have selected 5 facts of the contemporary art of 2008 that he is worth while remembering:

1. This position touches the exhibition Silencis in the Monastery of Siloes, that Carlos Franco assembled 24 Spanish contemporary artists, between them to Antoni Tàpies, José Maria Sicilia, Joan Miró, José Manuel Broto, Esteban Vicente, Miquel Barceló, Cristino de Vera, Susana Solano, Albert Rafols-Casamada, Martin Chirino, Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Sergi Aguilar, Sergio Belinchón, Manuel Rivera, Eduardo Chillida, Manolo Millares, Juan Carlos Savater, Lucio Muñoz, Miguel Ángel Blanco, Carmen Laffón, Gustavo Torner, Xavier Mascaró and Francesc Ruiz. This way 8 years of exhibition were celebrated in Siloes.

2. The exhibition of Elizabeth Peyton in New York, the young and international contemporary artist that more we like, both in the pictorial language and in the subject-matter that it tackles.

3. The exhibition Machines and Souls of the Museum Queen Sophia, who assembled for the first time in this space, to the creators of the contemporary art and the new technologies, beginning a big way for the institutional legitimization of the average art, net art, digital art and vídeoarte.

4. The retrospective of Juan Muñoz in the Guggenheim Bilbao, which there assembled big part of the work of this so valued Spanish artist.

5. The exhibition Works Graph 10 The Country in the gallery Marlborough, with works in artist's engraving as Eduardo Arroyo, José Manuel Broto, Rafael Canogar, Martín Chirino, Juan Genovés, Luis Gordillo, Cristina Iglesias, Antonio López García, Jaume Plensa and Manolo Valdés.

Works of Antonio Saura in the Balclís auction

The room Balcli's realizes an auction of contemporary art in which we emphasize the lots of Antonio Saura, whom some time ago we did not see in an auction:

Faith Edict

Acrylic on binding. Signed. Exhibitions: “Antonio Saura“, Gallery Fandos, Valencia, 1989, 7
Measurements: 28×46 cm
Starting price: 18.000 €

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To trade you 2008, fair of antiquities and art in Madrid

From November 15 until November 23 IFEMA will lodge one more edition of Trading you, the excellent shop window of the art of antiquities and collecting in Madrid. The appointment number 32 of Trading you will assemble 170 galleries and antiquarians, Spanish and foreigners, about 18.000 pieces.

One will be able to see and to buy art of different epochs and styles, especially pieces of Art Noveau and Art Decó, like objects of decoration, mobiliriario, sculptures and paintings.

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Saura 10 years later, exhibition homage in Gallery Juan Gris

There being already celebrated the tenth anniversary of the death of the big painter and writer Antonio Saura born in Huesca, in 1930, the Gallery Juan Gris, he proposes to remember the work of this wonderful representative of the Spanish art in the XXth century.

Joining the samples that Abattoirs is carrying out in diverse places throughout this year declared by the Museum They, of Toulouse as The year Saura.

The sample: The exhibition takes the name Saura ten years later, and to we will allow to enjoy the work of Saura, across a selection of his best works, dated between the year 1960 and 1994.

Where and when: Saura Ten years later, inaugurated on October 9 and it will close on November 22.

Gallery gray Juan: Villanueva, 22 28001. Madrid

Exhibition of Spanish geometric abstraction in gallery Arteselección

Movement of the circle, of Eusebio Sempere

Gallery Arteselección opened the period with an exhibition dedicated to the Spanish geometric abstraction that it will be possible to visit until October 29.

What will we be able to see? The sample is assembled by a selection of artists composed by Eusebio Sempere, Pablo Palazuelo, Helen Asíns, Marta Cárdenas and José Luis Gómez Perales.

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