Finally on Monday there will inaugurate in the Prado Museum the exhibition Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923), the biggest sample devoted to the Spanish artist of the XIXth century.
The exhibition will be provided with 102 of works, between them 14 panels realized for Hispanic Society of America, and pictures like Portrait of Benito Pérez Galdós, Garden of the house of Sorolla, Ex-vote or The networks.
If this summer you are of visit for Madrid, an unavoidable walk is the sight to the museums of Madrid. Between the principal museums of the city they are the National museum Center of Art Queen Sophia, the Prado Museum, the Museum Sorollaand Thyssen Bornemisza.
In these places you will be able to enjoy the art history from the XIVth century up to the actuality, with special emphasis on the ancient and contemporary Spanish art. One of the works stars of Queen Sophia is the Gernika of Pablo Picasso, but also you will take a wide trip as the Spanish contemporary art.
Oil on linen, 119 x 119 cm. Saint John of Puerto Rico, Art museum of Ponce
The beautiful sleeping one. Victorian painting of Art of Ponce is the title of the exhibition on Victorian painting that you will be able to visit in the Prado Museum.
What will we be able to see? The sample is composed by 17 works, between which 10 paintings and 7 studies are counted on role of the English painting of the XIXth century. Also oils of John E will be exhibited. Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Thomas Seddon and William Holman Hunt proceeding from the Art museum of Ponce of Puerto Rico.
Scene of An Andalusian dog of Buñel, one of the movies of the cycle
In the frame of the big retrospective that the Prado Museum realizes on the figure of Francis Bacon, there will take place a cycle of movies that honors the artist dublinés in the centenary of his birth.
The meetings of the cycle of movies will begin in February 28 and the value of the entry is 3 euros for meeting. The movies program is the following one:
On February 3 Francis Bacon will inaugurate in the Prado Museum the retrospective, the biggest exhibition realized in our country on the artist dublinés.
What will we be able to see? The sample is composed by 60 paintings, between them a triptych of 1984 that was not seen in the exhibition of London, it will not even be seen in that of New York, which is the next scale of the retrospective.
2009 will start with an explanatory variety for all the tastes, since some museums as Queen Sophia, Prado Museum and Thyssen Bornemisza have already moved forward his programming that includes contemporary art and modern art.
On February 3 there will be inaugurated in the Prado Museum of Madrid the retrospective devoted to Francis Bacon with 70 works that will produce homage to the anniversary of birth of the artist. For May, there is had programmed the opening of the biggest retrospective of the work of Joaquín Sorolla, with more than 100 pictures, between which there stand out 14 panels of the Vision of Spain.