Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection opens in Madrid

La catedral de los pobres - Joaquim Mir

Today, June 10th, will see the opening of the new Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, which will be opened in a brand new extension to the Thyssen Museum. Two temporary exhibitions will mark the opening of this new annexe: Catalan Painting from Naturalism to Noucentisme and an exhibition of the works of Gerard David. According to the Thyssen museum press release, ‘the 66 works selected for the temporary exhibition offer the public the opportunity to analyse the origins and development of modern Catalan painting, with works dating from the mid-19th to the early 20th century.’

The permanent exhibition of Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza includes works by Constable, Van Gogh, Brueghel, Picasso, Canaletto, Gauguin, Monet and Kandinsky, to name but a few. It has taken over two years to complete the building of this new annexe, cost over 38 million Euros and will be on loan for the next 11 years. The new collection will add a further 220 works of art to the Museum and is housed on 2 floors.

Opening Times
Tues to Sun, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; closed Mon

Permanent Exhibition: 4.8 Euros
Temporary Exhibition: 3.6 Euros
Combined Ticket: 6.6 Euros

See Also
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

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