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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Sedimentados sceneries, exhibition of Cyprien Gaillard in the MUSAC


Paisajes sedimentados is the title of the first individual exhibition of the French artist Cyprien Gaillard that you can visit this summer in the Contemporary Art museum of Castile and León, in the frame of the project Laboratory 987.

What will we be able to see? The sample assembles works that tackle the scenery as topic, across drawings, paintings, engravings and two videos. It costs to emphasize that the work of Gaillard is a conjugation of land art and romanticism, where the accent is put in the scenery and the traces of the man in him.

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From Goya to Picasso, a British look to the Spanish art in National Galleries of Scotland

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Weeping Woman, 1937 © Succession Picasso/DACS 2009. Image © Tate, London 2009

The Discovery of Spain: British Artists and Collectors: Goya to Picasso is the title of the exhibition in National Galleries of Scotland, who revises the Spanish art from the British vision.

What will we be able to see? This big summer sample revises the work of 20 British artists fascinated with the Spanish art from the XVIIth century up to the actuality, in addition to the work of Spanish teachers like Velázquez, Zurbarán, Murillo and The Greek one, between others.

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Retrospective of Alberto Giacometti in Foundation Beyeler


Main prise, 1932 Alberto Giacometti-Stiftung, Zurick © FAAG / 2009, ProLitteris, Zurick

A revision of the work of Alberto Giacometti is the proposal of this summer of the Foundation Beyeler that you can visit if you are for Basel.

What will we be able to see? The sample composes of sculptures, paintings, drawings and objects, both of the proper Giacometti and of some members of his family, like Giovani Giacometti (his father), Augusto Giacometti (his cousin) and Diego, older brother of the artist, central figure of the life and Giacometti production.

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Teenager beach, installation of Such a R in CAC Malaga


Teenager beach, is the title of the installation of the Danish artist Such a R that you can visit in the exhibition that exhibits the Center of Contemporary art of Malaga (CAC Malaga).

What will we be able to see? The installation, exclusively individual of the artist realizes for this one first in the country, it is composed by a selection of paintings, drawings and videos of Such a R.

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Julio González in the collection of the IVAM

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Head before the mirror of Julio González
1934. Ruined bronze

Julio González in the collection of the IVAM is the title of the exhibition of the Spanish artist that you will be able to visit in the Valencian Institute of Modern art (IVAM) this summer and autumn.

What will we be able to see? The sample consists of 400 González's works, between sculptures, drawings, paintings and gold work, which simultaneously turn into one of the collections with more works of this cardinal Spanish artist in the history of Spanish art.

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Contemporary art in Biennial 53 of Venice

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The diver, 2004, of Jumana Emil Abboud in the central exhibition

The 53rd Biennial one of Venice, under the title to Do Worlds, is a good destination option for these holidays because it is the most important appointment of the international contemporary art.

In this edition there is a special emphasis on works of contemporary art on painting and drawing, in contrast to the edition in those who existed great work in videoarte and facilities. Let's see the pavilions in which this international exhibition of contemporary art is structured:

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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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Art and sexual diversity in exhibition in the CGAC

Everywhere. Politics of the sexual diversity in the art it is the title of the big exhibition that you can visit in the Galician Center of Contemporary art (CGAC) of Santiago de Compostela.

What will we be able to see? The sample assembles works of more than 70 artists, with pieces in photo, video, painting, installation, drawing and other multidisciplinary works, which tackle the representation of the homosexuality in the art from 1969.

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