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Spanish Painting from El Greco to Picasso: Time, Truth, and History

Spanish Painting from El Greco to Picasso: Time, Truth, and History
NEW YORK  •  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  •  Ongoing

A panoramic overview of the history of five centuries of Spanish art. Approximately 140 paintings by Spanish masters, including El Greco, Diego Velázquez, Francisco de Zurbarán, José de Ribera, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Francisco de Goya, Juan Gris, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, and Pablo Picasso, have been culled from private and public collections throughout Spain, Europe, and the U.S.

The fifteen sections of the exhibition are titled: Monks, Bodegones, Landscapes, The Domestic World, Women in Public, Weeping Women, Virgins and Mothers, Nudes, Childhood, Monstruos, Knights and Ghosts, Ladies, Crucifixions, The Fallen, and Flyers.

Especially significant works in the exhibition include: Francisco de Zurbarán’s magnificent Saint Hugh in the Refectory (ca. 1655) in a rare appearance outside of Spain, Juan Sánchez Cotán’s Still Life with Cardoon and Parsnips (ca. 1604), Joan Miró’s The Table (Still Life with Rabbit) (1920–21), El Greco’s The Vision of St. John (ca. 1608–14), Bartolomé Esteban Murillo’s The Virgin of the Rosary (ca. 1650–55), Salvador Dalí’s Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee around a Pomegranate, One Second before Awakening (1944), Francisco de Goya’s The Duchess of Alba (1797), José de Ribera’s Apollo and Marsyas (1637), as well as nearly 35 works by Picasso, including his important Portrait of Jaime Sabartes (1939) and The Infanta Margarita María from The Maids of Honor (Las Meninas), after Velázquez (1957).

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Web Site

Contact: Tel: (1) 212 423 35 00

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