THE ART OF HIPGNOSIS ON SHOW AT THE GRONINGER MUSEUM
Groningen is a small town in the north of the Netherlands, unknown to most people, but home to one of the most important universities in the Netherlands and a city with a strong international identity, thanks mainly to the many students from all over the world who populate it every year.
The Groninger Museum is the main local museum, housing a permanent collection and temporary exhibitions.
From 19 January to 14 May 2023, The art of Hipgnosis takes place, an exhibition at the Groningen Museum dedicated to the Hipgnosis graphics studio, which contributed to music history in the 1970s by designing the covers of the most famous hit albums of the great rock bands, at a time when photoshop did not yet exist.
Music fans and not only, hurry up!
This exhibition is a trip down memory lane, to the notes of the most legendary tracks by your favourite bands.
Museo Picasso Malaga Sala XII ©Museo Picasso Malaga
PICASSO, EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS IN THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR
2023 is the year of Pablo Picasso!
There are more than fifty exhibitions and events to celebrate Pablo Picasso in the fiftieth year since his death, and Spain pays homage to him with many initiatives.
The “Picasso Celebración 1973.2023”, this is the name of this long period of celebrations, includes a calendar full of exhibitions that will take place mainly in the five cities where the artist lived and worked during his lifetime: Malaga, Madrid, Barcelona, A Coruña and Bilbao.
Picasso, exhibitions and events
ANNIBALE CARRACCI AND THE HERRERA CHAPEL FRESCOES
Annibale Carracci and the frescoes in the Herrera Chapel have long been considered one of the high points of 17th century art in Rome.
Between the 15th and 18th century, the church of San Giacomo degli Spagnoli in Piazza Navona was one of the most representative places for the Spanish nation in the eternal city.
In 1602, the Castilian banker Juan Enríquez de Herrera (c. 1539-1610), a leading figure in international finance at the time, had the family chapel built in the church, entrusting its decoration to Annibale Carracci.
Thus was born the master’s last great masterpiece and a challenge for art historians because it was completed by his workshop, made up of the best artists active in 17th century Rome.
Annibale Carracci and the frescoes in the Herrera Chapel
Giovanni Boldini, Ragazza sdraiata con abito scozzese, 1891 c.a. Olio su tavola, 23,3×26,7 cm Collezione privata. Courtesy Gallerie Enrico
BOLDINI AND THE MYTH OF THE BELLE ÉPOQUE
Giovanni Boldini and the Belle Époque, salons, noblewomen and fashion are the elements of a piece of art history and, at the same time, of costume and fashion.
Looking at Boldini’s works, in fact, one is catapulted into a world of literature and fashion, music and luxury, art and bistro.
This is who Boldini really was: a boy from the Po Valley province who came from the bottom and ended up in the salons of high society, in the beating heart of civilisation and of an era that would consecrate him as one of its most iconic protagonists.
Boldini and the myth of the Belle Époque
THE CERAMICS OF GALILEO CHINI BETWEEN ART NOUVEAU AND DECO
Galielo Chini’s ceramics reveal the work of a multifaceted artist, the inventor of modern Italian ceramics from the end of the 19th century.
Galileo Chini personifies that epochal transition from historical tradition to modernity, that moment in which the legacy of high artistic craftsmanship gave way to the inevitable need to confront a national and international market in constant search of novelty.
Chini belonged to a generation that had to come to terms with a series of epochal changes that brought the question of the relationship between art and industry to the attention of contemporary critical debate. His ceramics are certainly works of art, but also the sign of a changing world.
The ceramics of Galileo Chini