The investigation represents the first step of a process to return the works to families and descendants of those who originally owned them.
The Madrid museum collaborated with a fragrance company to create ten scents of items seen in the masterpiece “The Sense of Smell.”
The initiative opens the Prado’s collection to the public and provokes unexpected encounters with art.
“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.
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.