Art Gallery Spain Bilbao
The sound of air (Pierre) – Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Spain
This Video bases on photographs and video sequences on two.1.2009 of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. It is delayed with the music ‘The sound of air’ (Pierre). Instantly hailed as the most important structure of its time, Frank Gehrys Guggenheim Museum Bilbao lately celebrated a decade of extraordinary success on October 19, 2007. With close to ninety exhibitions and more than ten million visitors to its credit, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao forever altered the way the globe thinks about museums, and it continues to challenge our assumptions about the connections among art, architecture, and collecting. (C) AM Assist Media KG, Graz 2009
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Spanish Art and Artists
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Madrid’s Art Scene
Thanks to the Prado Museum, Madrid has extended been established on the European art
circuit however this museum is only one point of what is recognized as Madrid’s ‘golden art
triangle’. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is believed to be the only private collection
in the world that compares with the British Royal Family’s art collection. The Reina Sofia
is the national museum of 20th century art which is best identified for it really is most famous
exhibit, Picasso’s Guernica. Time permitting, a day excursion to Toledo is nicely worthwhile
to see some of the fantastic El Greco masterpieces.
Barcelona’s Art Scene
Even though Barcelona is best recognized for its Gaudi architecture it is also home to some pretty
outstanding galleries. The Picasso Museum is the city’s most visited gallery and includes
one of the most extensive collections of the artist’s works in the world. A private
favourite is the National Art Gallery of Catalunya as much for the magnificent building in
which it housed as for the collection itself. Barcelona’s Museum of Contemporary Art
has revitalized the central location of El Raval just off the Ramblas. An important day
excursion from Barcelona for each and every art lover is to the Dalí Museum in Figueres .
Spanish Art Beyond Madrid & Barcelona
Undoubtedly, the number a single attraction on the Spanish art scene outside the two
largest cities is the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Frank Gehry’s architectural masterpiece
which has aided transform the regional economy of this formerly industrial city. Indeed the
design of the Guggenheim is based on the shapes of a fish and a boat which depict the
city’s historical previous as a centre of shipbuilding and fishing.
Valencia is starting to make a name for itself on the European art circuit and the
Museo de Bellas Artes has long been considered one particular of Spain’s finest galleries. Seville
has a wealth of artistic treasures with the Museo de Bellas Artes the major attraction
thanks to the its display of operates by regional 17th century masters Murillo and Zurbarán.
Also in Andalucia the most recent Picasso Museum has been built inside the artist’s birthplace
in Malaga. Further north in deepest Extremadura, the National Museum of Roman Art in
Merida is one particular of the finest collections of Roman art that you are going to come across outside Rome.
And what about cave paintings? In Altamira (Cantabria) there are cave paintings of
animals which date back to 12,000BC while the lesser recognized and unspoilt Cueva de la
Pilota close to Ronda is a ‘must see’ if you are in the region (even though few individuals go there!).
There’s no end to the artistic treasures that abound in Spain and no matter which
cultural centres you head for in search of masterpieces, you’re unlikely to be disappointed.
This post was written by Gerry Kerkhof of Spanish Fiestas. For much more data about Spanish Art & Artists visit his site.