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Showing posts with label art galleries. Show all posts
Showing posts with label art galleries. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Museo Lázaro Galdiano - Leandro Navarro's art collection



The choice of renown museums in Madrid is well known (Museo del Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen Bornemisza) but we cannot forget smaller possibilities as interesting as the big ones an much easier to visit. One of those places is a lovely building, former residence of Mr Lázaro Galdiano in Serrano Street the Lázaro Galdiano Museum. A very recommendable visit to make while shopping in the area and after or before some tapas at Jose Luis Bar or Hevia Bar.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Photo España Exhibiton

Photo España is a great photo exhibition showed all around Madrid. Once every year, the dates for 2012 are 6th June to 22nd July. It can be very broad so I have my own itinerary that I enjoy every time and never disappoints me!

Friday, June 15, 2012

Artist - Daniela Nuñez Arrieta at Ramses Life & Art


Painting by Daniela Nuñez Arrieta
Silent mouth

Painter Daniela Nuñez Arrieta is showing her latest work "Silencio Palabras"at Ramses Life & Art (plaza de la Independencia 4) from today and until next Thursday 21 of June. Ramses Life & Art is an interesting initiative that promotes young talented artists. It is indeed nice to have a drink in a sophisticated ambiance surrounded by art.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Gervasio Sánchez Photo Exibition


Today's cultural activity has been intense and heartbreaking... I had heard about the transformation of the Lavapies old tobacco factory into a new self managed cultural space La Tabacalera and decided to visit it knowing it was showing Gervasio Sánchez (Photography National Award) photography work.
I had seen a photo of a broken window of car with girls inside and wanted to know more the artist.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Sleep and eat as in a film - Dormir De Cine


dormir de cine


Dormir de cine is really something different!! They call it cooltural rooms and it is a new concept for urban hospitality. A new accommodation concept aimed to cinema lovers that has recently opened in Madrid, with 85 themed rooms representing 85 of the most famous movies in cinema history.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Contemporary Art Center - El Matadero

El Matadero is an amazing space worth the visit. Conceived in the premises of ancient Madrid slaughterhouse, this Contemporary Art Center aims to be the city’s biggest centre for contemporary creation and a leading international space dedicated to present-day creation.
A changing space with a focus on drama, visual arts, design, music, dance, architecture, urbanism, landscapism, fashion, literature, and cinema.  

Given its location, Matadero Madrid extends the Recoletos-Prado cultural axis to Legazpi Square, moving the centre of Madrid further out towards the vicinity of the River Manzanares. 


Program of activities is intense; from cinema to, exhibitions, performances, dance, music, public installations, workshops... You can even organize you own private event in different size spaces. You can find monthly program here

If weather is nice, I suggest going for the day and alternate cultural visits with a nice walk through its huge central square plus a tasty lunch at its theatre cafe.





Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Arab Spring - Revolution Graffiti




exhibition at Casa Arabe 
Alcalá 62

Something different to do far from traditional cultural circuits. Interesting exhibition at Casa Arabe of Madrid "Pintadas de la Revolución". It gathers more than a hundred images taken on the streets of different cities of Arab countries during revolutionary processes. Popular creative protest expression through the use of public spaces. Only for Syria there is an empty panel.

Place: Casa Árabe’s exhibition rooms in Madrid (c/ Alcalá, 62).
From December to March 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Artist - Jorge Fin - Gurriaran Art Gallery



Jorge Fin - "volando voy" 
c/Santo Tome 6

A cloud painter or a painter of clouds? Exhibition by Jorge Fin at the art gallery “Gurriaran” c/ Santo Tome 6, under the global name of “Sin Miedo” – Without Fear-. I highly recommend this painter specialized in stunning skies. His paintings are an open window to a lyric world of relaxing blue and white. Everything fits.

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