The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Guillermo Solana Named Director of Thyssen Museum
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Berlin Street Scene, 1913. Oil on canvas, 121 x 95 cm. Brücke-Museum, Berlin. The Birth of German Expressionism exhibition at the Thyssen Museum through May 15.
MADRID, SPAIN.-Guillermo Solana was named new director of the Thyssen Museum at the board meeting that took place this week. Nine out of the twelve board members attended the meeting to name the new director. Board members architect Rafael Moreno, President of Caja Madrid Miguel Blesa and Secretary of Budget and Income Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordoñez were not able to attend this meeting. There had been rumors that Francesca de Habsburgo, daughter of baron Thyssen and museum board member, wanted a foreign director. But the board decision was unanimously in favor of Guillermo Solana. Carmen Calvo stated that they decided to hold another board meeting in June or July to defined the guidelines that Solana will follow as new director.

Today's News

May 8, 2005

Guillermo Solana Named Director of Thyssen Museum

American Painter Robert Slutzky, 75, Dies

Van Abbemuseum Presents Jef Geys

2,000 Participate in Nude Art Project in Bruges

Foam_Fotografiemuseum Presents Boris Mikhailov

The Videonale at Kunstmuseum Bonn

Extraordinary Alumni Gift to Fund Museum Expansion

Artist Gets Creative with Fundraising

Artbrussels 2005 A Great Success

Celebrate Spring at Art Alive 2005

Kate Davis - Target at The Economist Plaza

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- New light shines on Sandro Botticelli masterpieces at Florence's Uffizi Gallery

2.- Cincinnati Art Museum's Van Gogh exhibition brings guests Into the Undergrowth

3.- Degas retrospective debuts in the U.S. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

4.- Special exhibition features large-scale photography by Richard Mosse & Edward Burtynsky

5.- Nobel panel gives up knockin' on Dylan's door

6.- An unprecedented, international-loan exhibition of works by Claude Monet is at the Kimbell Art Museum this fall

7.- Exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek explores Rousseau's landscapes

8.- Yoko Ono unveils her first permanent US art installation

9.- ArtReview's annual Power 100 names Hans Ulrich Obrist as the artworld's most powerful figure

10.- British artist David Hockney makes a splash at Frankfurt fair with 2,000-euro book

Related Stories

Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration

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, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful