Asunción Molinos Gordo creates pitchers, jugs, and basins in centuries-old designs typical of the Iberian Peninsula and the Mediterranean.
The initiative opens the Prado’s collection to the public and provokes unexpected encounters with art.
Shot in 1967, Lyon’s photographs offer a more nuanced and human perspective of the destruction of the old lower Manhattan, one that is often paved over by history books.
“Uninvited Guests” looks at sexism in Spain during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and at the museum’s own essential role in perpetuating it.
Petrit Halilaj’s To a raven and hurricanes is at its most successful in liminal gestures that emphasize sensation over the display of identities.
Rather than celebrating the Francoist Hexagon Pavilion, Alvaro Urbano asks whether the lingering ghosts of the dictatorship are simply decaying or actively festering.
The exhibition Wise and Valiant: Women and Writing in the Spanish Golden Age rescues nearly 30 women from historical oblivion in a display of over 40 manuscripts and publications.
Museumgoers of the vegan variety don’t heap ham, cheese, and eggs onto their plates — and some don’t want to see the stuff when they’re strolling through the Prado Museum, either.
Beginning in the 17th century, instructional drawing books democratized the practice of drawing in Europe, allowing aspiring artists to learn at home and at their own pace.
Imagine Gustave Courbet’s materialism joined to Max Beckmann’s aggressive color, with a dash of Caspar David Friedrich’s visionary panoramas thrown in.
In a joint project, Museo del Prado and the World Wildlife Fund altered four masterpieces from the Prado’s collection to warn about the rising sea levels, the extinction of species, extreme droughts, and climate refugees.
At a time when women were seen as incapable of serious creative or intellectual activity, Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana gained international renown for their exceptional bodies of work.