Master­works from Bu­dapest in Madrid

Timeless Travels Magazine - - ART ROUNDUP -

Museo Thyssen-Borne­misza, Madrid Show­ing un­til: 28 May 2017

Master­works from Bu­dapest is a new ex­hi­bi­tion at the Museo ThyssenBorne­misza which cel­e­brates the 25th an­niver­sary of its open­ing in 2017. With works from the Re­nais­sance to the Avant-Garde, this ex­hi­bi­tion presents works which are be­ing seen for the first time in Spain. The ex­hi­bi­tion presents an im­por­tant se­lec­tion of paint­ings, draw­ings and sculp­tures from the col­lec­tions of the Mu­seum of Fine Arts in Bu­dapest and the Na­tional Gallery of Hun­gary.

In to­tal, the ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures 90 works from the fif­teenth to the nine­teenth cen­turies rep­re­sent­ing artis­tic schools from Italy, Ger­many, Hol­land and Spain. It in­cludes great names from the his­tory of art such as Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens, Velázquez, Tiepolo, Cézanne and Manet, in ad­di­tion to works by Hun­gar­ian artists, which to­gether of­fer vis­i­tors a com­pre­hen­sive idea of the col­lec­tions housed in these in­sti­tu­tions.

The ex­hi­bi­tion is di­vided into seven sec­tions: The Re­nais­sance in the North, The Re­nais­sance in the South, The Baroque in Flan­ders and Hol­land, The Baroque in Italy and Spain, The 18th cen­tury, The New Im­age of Women and fi­nally, From Im­pres­sion­ism to the Avant-Garde.

Lu­cas Cranach the El­der. Salome with the Head of Saint John the Bap­tist, ca. 1526-1530

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