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Sorolla and Toulouse-Lautrec, two exhibitions that you should not miss in February – March

Published on February 22, 2018 by Madrid SmartRentals

We propose a double appointment with art for this week, one with art and fashion at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and another dedicated to the posters created by Toulouse-Lautrec at the Canal Foundation. Both exhibitions will be in Madrid until March, we recommend that you do not miss any of them.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: Sorolla and fashion

What was clothing like at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th? We are before a collaboration of the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza organized with the Sorolla Museum. An exhibition where we will see both the influence and passion of Joaquín Sorolla with fashion and vice versa. In this exhibition, seventy paintings from different museums and private collections are gathered. We can see works that have not been publicly exposed so far and accompanying the works of art we will see clothes, accessories, dresses and costumes of the time that evoke their female portraits made between the years 1890 and 1920.

What can you see in the exhibition at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum ?

More information about the exhibition Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: Sorolla and fashion

  • Where: Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Dates: From February 13 to May 27, 2018
  • Timetable: Monday: closed Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.


    It is a unique opportunity in Spain to enjoy the posters created by Toulouse-Lautrec, one of only two complete collections that exist in the world. There are 65 works that deal with the changes of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century offered to those who stopped to observe and enjoy all that modernity had ready for them. These changes in society were accompanied by a new mentality, much more open and hedonistic. The exhibition treats these pleasures in five sections:

  • The pleasures of the night.
  • The Parisian cabaret
  • The pleasures of the scenarios
  • Literary and artistic pleasures
  • Modern pleasures. Consumption.

  • A small sample about the exhibition:

    More information about the exhibition The Canal Foundation: TOULOUSE-LAUTREC AND THE PLEASURES OF LA BELLE ÉPOQUE

  • Where: The Canal Foundation
  • Dates: From February 8 to May 6, 2018
  • Timetable : Weekdays and holidays: 11:00 – 20:00 h. Wednesday: until 3:00 p.m.

  • Category: Uncategorized

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