Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

In the nearly one thousand works on display, visitors can contemplate the major periods and pictorial schools of western art such as the Renaissance, Mannerism, the Baroque, Rococo, Romanticism and the art of the 19th and 20th centuries up to Pop Art.

Agenda

Daily

(Free access on Monday)

Location

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

More information

  • The Thyssen-Bornemisza forms, together with the Prado and the Reina Sofia, the 'Triangle of Art' in Madrid
  • Admire one of the best private collections in the world
  • The museum has an incredible permanent collection and uniques temporary exhibitions

THE TOUR

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum offers visitors an overview of art from the 13th century to the late 20th century. In the nearly one thousand works on display, visitors can contemplate the major periods and pictorial schools of western art such as the Renaissance, Mannerism, the Baroque, Rococo, Romanticism and the art of the 19th and 20th centuries up to Pop Art.

The museum also features works from some movements not represented in state-owned collections, such as Impressionism, Fauvism, German Expressionism and the experimental avant-garde movements of the early 20th century. In addition, it boasts an important collection of 19th century American painting not found in any other European museum institutions.


PRICES

  • General Adult: 12 €.
  • General Kids (0-12): Free.
  • Senior (+65): 8 €.

EXPOSICIONES TEMPORALES

  • Wyeth: Andrew & Jamie in the studio (From March 1st to June 19th 2016). Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the work of these two father and son artists, their lives and creative abilities through more than 60 works loaned from public institutions and private collections, some of them never previously exhibited in public.
  • Caravaggio and the northern painters (From June 19th to September 28th 2016). This exhibition focuses on Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) and his influence on the circle of northern European painters who were fascinated by his work and disseminated his style.
  • Caillebotte, painer and gardener (From July 19th to October 30th 2016). For many years considered an amateur painter, collector and patron of his Impressionist friends, Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) is now counted among the group's most important members. He painted his first studies of gardens and nature on the family estate at Yerres on the outskirts of Paris where he discovered his love for and interest in painting.
  • Renoir and intimacy (From October 18th to January 19th 2017). The exhibition to be shown at the Museum in the autumn of 2016 singles out the central role of tactile sensations in Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s canvases, which are evident in all the different phases of his career and which he expressed in a wide range of genres, including group scenes, portraits and nudes, as well as still lifes and landscapes. .
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