Abbott aimed her lens at so many 20th-century subjects that her photographs challenge us to rethink modernity itself.
Ceesepe’s retrospective at La Casa Encendida explores how the artist’s underground comics offer an alternative view of Spanish life under and after the dictatorship led by Francisco Franco.
An exhibition at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum demonstrates that though it would seem impossible to replicate El Greco’s gleaming fabrics in real life, Balenciaga manages to do just that.
Baker’s work utilizes food, families, and femininity to tell stories about women’s imposed invisibility, and turns them into artwork.
The fair, which opened its 2019 edition today, defends its “impeccable” selection process.
The work features 24 photo portraits of people who have recently been imprisoned in Spain.
For the exhibition, The Other’s Gaze, the curators left the objects in their usual locations in order to illustrate the rich history of representing non-normative gender and sexuality already present within European painting and sculpture.
MADRID — The short but plentiful career of US installation artist Ree Morton, surveyed at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid in Ree Morton: Be a Place, Place an Image, Imagine a Poem, reminds us there are still many untold histories of 20th century women artists.
Thousands took part in a virtual march in the streets of Madrid last Friday night to protest the new Citizens’ Securities Law’s Reform law that will have a chilling effect on public protests.
Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has released the final list of the historic objects that have gone missing from the Egyptian Museum since the January 25th revolution began … while in Spain, a museum finds a van Dyck in its basement.
In LA, the Watts Towers are a homemade monument by Simon Rodia, pointed cylinders of steel decorated with found objects that stretch over 99 feet tall. In Madrid, Benedictine monk Justo Martinez has constructed his own cathedral of a scale and complexity to rival Baroque architecture. Built over the past five years and rising over 131 feet, the cathedral is an enormous monument to perseverance.
Two European museum powerhouses, the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid and the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, have signed an agreement to temporarily swap 236 art masterpieces in what it is an unprecedented exchange between two major art institutions.