December is a good month to visit exhibitions in Madrid, so we safeguard us from the cold.
Here's a list of the most important exhibitions still time to visit. Follow the links to find all the details of each exhibition:
- Artaud's Spectrums: Language and Art in the 1950s (18 September to 17 December @ the Reina Sofía Museum): French artist and theorist of the Theatre of Cruelty, Antonin Artaud, is the star of this exhibition which revolves around his influence on poetry and performing arts in the years following his death.
- Imogen Cunningham (18 September to 20 January 2013 @ Mapfre Foundation, Azca exhibition hall): a show displaying 70 years of modernist photography.
- Portraits. Masterpieces. (25 September to 6 January 2013 @ Mapfre Foundation, Recoletos exhibition hall): 80 portraits by leading artists from the collection at Centre Pompidou / Musée National D'Art Moderne.
- The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk (6 October to 6 January @ the Mapfre Foundation): a retrospective show of the French fashion designer's work, featuring 140 haute couture dresses along with ready-to-wear items from the 1970s onwards.
- Gauguin and the Voyage to the Exotic (9 October to 13 January, 2013 @ the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum): works by Gauguin, Kandinsky, Matisse, Klee and Macke narrate the reconquest of Primitivism through Exoticism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
- Maria Blanchard (from 16 October to 25 February 2013 @ the Reina Sofía Museum): an exhibition devoted to the avant-garde and Cubist painter from Spain who rose to fame in 1920s Paris.
- The Art of Cartier (23 October to 15 February 2013 @ the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum): over 300 pieces of jewellery from the luxury jeweller's historical collection, including some belonging to Grace Kelly, Elisabeth Taylor and Coco Chanel, will be displayed in the Madrid museum.
- The Young Van Dyck (20 November to 3 March 2013 @ the Prado Museum): exhibition focusing on works painted by Van Dyck before he left for London in 1620, a period when the young Flemish artist worked under Rubens.
- The House of Alba Legacy. Patronage at the Service of Art (30 November to 31 March, 2013 @ CentroCentro): The largest exhibition of works from the private collection of the House of Alba Foundation will comprise over 150 items, including paintings by Goya, Titian and Rubens, and a first edition of Don Quijote.
In addition, we remind you that in December you can enjoy discounts of up to 30% in many of our apartments in Madrid. Do not hesitate to contact us for information