The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Monday, January 26, 2015


Major Exhibition of Paintings by El Greco Visits Mexico's Museum of Fine Arts
A visitor looks at the painting "Veronica" by El Greco. Photo: EFE / Javier Cebollada.
MEXICO CITY.- President Felipe Calderon will inaugurate the exhibition El Greco. Toledo 1900, which has been organized by the Spanish Ministry of Culture, at the Museo de Bellas Artes (Museum of Fine Arts) in Mexico City.

The exhibition, curated by Ana Carmen Lavin, pretends to make a study of El Greco in his historic context, as well as a reading of the space and time in which his rediscovery was made at the beginning of the 20th Century. After the death of Doménikos Theotokópoulos in 1614, his work was misunderstood and relegated into forgetfulness. But, after a study made by professor Bartolome Cossio, the figure of the artist, born in Greece but who lived and is associated with Toledo, was accepted by in modern times.

The show includes 43 works of art, 25 of which are originals by El Greco, 8 are from his workshop or copies of his paintings and 7 are by other authors, such as Sorolla, Sanchez Coello, Juan Bautista Martinez del Mazo (Velázquez´ son in law) and Luis Tristan.

After a stop in Seville, Valencia, Zaragoza and Toledo; with four new paintings incorporated into the show: “Portrait of Queen Marianne of Austria”, by Juan Bautista Martinez del Mazo; ‘Bust of Archer Milton Huntington’ by Anna Hyatt; “Portrait of a Young General” by Bartolomeo Passerotti and “Crucified” by Luis Tristan, measuring three meters high.

Along with the canvases, the exhibition includes a collection of photographs dedicated to the painter made by photographer Mariano Moreno which belong to the Photographic Archives of the Instituto de Patrimonio Histórico del Ministerio de Cultura. These have never before been seen in public and are dated at the beginning of the 20th Century. Some of these photographs are real documents from that age as they show the state of conservation in which El Greco´s paintings arrived at the turn of the century.









Today's News

September 2, 2009

Major Exhibition of Paintings by El Greco Visits Mexico's Museum of Fine Arts

"Meier 75" Installation Celebrates Promised Gift of Two Richard Meier Drawings

David LaChapelle Shows his Surreal, Unique and often Humorous Pictures in Guadalajara

See Streeton, Roberts, Rubens, Van Gogh and Indigenous in a New Light

MoMA's Performance Exhibition Series to Continue with U.S. Premiere of Mark Leckey in the Long Tail

A Lost Picasso? Alloy Composition Profiles could Help Identify, Date and Authenticate Bronzes

Art Institute of Chicago Announces 500 Ways of Looking at Modern

Sotheby's Hong Kong to Hold Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale 2009

Art Theft Suspect Wanted by the Los Angeles Police Department

An Art is Born-Photography from Birth to 100 Years at Detroit Institute of Arts

The Cleveland Museum of Art Celebrates 20 Years of Chalk Festival

Allen Memorial Art Museum Explores Astronomy in Art and African Sculptures in New Exhibitions

Arts Council England Announces New National Leadership Team

Major Guillermo Kuitca Retrospective to Premiere at Miami Art Museum

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth to Focus on Gardar Eide Einarsson

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Takes Up Residence at the Art Institute of Chicago

Princeton University Art Museum Launches Late Thursdays

Bonhams Sails Into Autumn With Marine Art Lead By Montague Dawson

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Egypt conservationists to sue over 'botched' Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun mask repair

2.- Scrolls scorched by Vesuvius may be read again thanks to 21st century technology

3.- Italian government seizes more than 5,000 looted antiquities in record 45-million-euro haul

4.- Remains of at least five people found in Alexander the Great-era tomb in Amphipolis

5.- Munich poised to lift ban on Holocaust memorial project known as Stolpersteine

6.- Rare coin records smashed by Heritage Auctions at Florida United Numismatists Convention

7.- Bonhams to offer Alan Turing's hidden manuscript on the foundations of mathematics and computer science

8.- Jane Wilson, painter of luminous landscapes, dies at the age of 90 in New York

9.- First exhibition in the UK to examine Rubens’ influence on art history opens in London

10.- Paul Simonon presents a series of new paintings at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site