Biography of Francisco Iturrino, Spanish painter



Francisco Iturrino was born in Santander on September 10, 1864, being a son of of Miguel Iturrino-farero - and of Joaquina González. At the age of three his family moved to Castro-Urdiales and in 1872 one changed of definitive form Bilbao.

There, at the age of 15 it received classes of drawing in an academy and on the part of his uncle, Elviro González, painter and poet. Once the graduate ended, in 1883, he settled in Liège (Belgium) to study engineering. But it left the studies, without his father finding out, to begin his artistic career.

In 1890 it moved to Brussels and studied painting with Lorrand. Two years later he decided to devote himself of exclusive form to the painting.

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Biography of Daniel Vázquez Díaz, Spanish painter


Daniel Vázquez Díaz was born in Nerva (Huelva) on January 15, 1882, in the bosom of a well-off family. He was one of the big Spanish painters of the XXth century.

From child he was interested by the drawing, passion that was provided with the support of his mother, who was encouraging it constantly. On the other hand, his father wanted that it was continuing in the commerce of textiles. He studied in Seville the Commerce career, but at the same time his artistic formation of self-educated form began. In this city it was influenced by the painting of The Greek one, Zurbarán and Sorolla; and also, one contacted with Francisco Iturriño and Juan Ramón Jiménez.

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Recital Matisse in the Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza


Self-portrait, 1906

Owing to the closing of the exhibition Matisse, 1917-1941, a recital will be realized on the 2nd of September in the Museum Thyssen-Bonemisza. The earnings for the event will be available from September 1 for the sale to the friends of the museum and from September 8 for the public in general.

The musical homage will be provided with songs of Karol Szymanowski and Maurice Ravel, melodies of Shostakovich, the voices of Baudelaire, Mallarmé or Aragon, pieces of Debussy, the piano of Dimitri Vassilakis, and music of Poulenc.

Earnings cost:

  • 8 € for friends of the museum, with card presentation for the numbered earnings.
  • 10 € for public in general, up to completing forum.

The earnings can be bought in the same museum of 10:00 to 18:30 hours.

Biography of Cirilo Martínez Novillo, Spanish painter


Photo: Raúl Cancio

This Spanish painter belonged to the School of Madrid, group that not only based on his moral attitude, but on the recovery “of the formal values of the historical avant-garde”, and also one related it esthetically to the Second School of Vallecas. He was born in Vallecas, Madrid, in 1921 and died last year, July 15.

Cirilo Martínez Novillo is one of the fundamental artists of the Spanish figurative painting of the modernity. He could develop a very personal language, in which imagining and abstraction makes a mistake.

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Retrospective of Kees Van Dogen in Museum Picasso Barcelona

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Pious horse, 1895-1907

The fauvismo of Kees Van Dogen is the explanatory proposal of the Museum Picasso of Barcelona for this summer. The sample is a chronological trip for the work of this Dutch artist, with a selection of 80 works of him and 4 works of Picasso, which treat about the relation of Van Dogen with the person from Malaga.

The color and the esthetic exploration are the engines that move the work of Van Dogen, who had a clear influence in the fauvismo. His model, Fernande Olivier, was also lover of Picasso and across her both modern artists establish the bonds between.

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Henri Matisse and his paintings

Henri Matisse is perhaps the painter nearest to the contemporary art that we can find in the modern art. The expressiveness across the color and not conventional forms they do of his work an exquisite playtime for the look.

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Olividar to Rodin?, exhibition of sculptures in Foundation Mapfre

Auguste Rodin returns to the rooms of the Foundation Mapfre with the exhibition: To forget Rodin? Sculpture in Paris 1905-1914, which you will be able to visit until September 13.

What will we be able to see? A set of works assembles the sample in artists' sculptures that have been inspired in the Rodin language, be already like a continuity or a rupture. More than 25 artists of the beginning of the XXth century do honor to Rodin, between them the Spanish Julio Gónzalez, Pablo Picasso, Joseph Clará, Pablo Gargallo and Manuel Hugué “Manolo“.

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Infantile workshop on the exhibition of Kees Van Dogen in the Museum Picasso

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The Museum Picasso invites to take part of the infantile Workshop on the exhibition of artist Kees Van Dogen. The workshop will be a visit guided to the pictures of the exhibition, in which a guide will explain to the children the importance of the fauvismo and his relation with Pablo Picasso, our of Malaga painter.

The workshop is completed by the portrait skill so that you them sin realize your own works. The infantile workshop is faced to children from 6 to 12 years. The meetings are: on Sundays, the 28th of Junes, the 5th, the 12th and July 19, from 10:30 until 13:30.

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Matisse in Thyssen Bornemisza, images of the exhibition

Matisse, 1917-1941 is one of big exhibitions that we will be able to see this summer and unavoidable appointment to meet Henri Matisse, one of the French painters that more we like.

Here some images of what you will be able to see in the visit to the Museum Thyssen Bornemisza, it shows that it centers in the years of life of Matisse in Nice and the study of the painting of trestle, where you will see pictures with sceneries and woman's figures, principally.

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Herni Matisse, exhibition in the Museum Thyssen Bornemisza


Matisse, 1917-1941 is the title of the exhibition that is inaugurated today in the Museum Thyssen Bornemisza, where you will be able to visit a vast collection of the works of Herni Matisse.

What will we be able to see? The sample assembles 80 works, between paintings, drawings and sculptures, with special attention to the period in which Matisse settled in Nice and studied the trestle painting.

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