The Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza is situated in Paseo del Prado, also known as the avenue of art. Not far from Hotel Victoria4, this museum should be a must-see for any tourist visiting Madrid any amount of time.
The museum started as the private collection of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, but has developed as one of the main attractions in the city of Madrid.
This autumn the museum, as part of its programme of temporary exhibitions will present the exhibition Microsites in Madrid. The works exhibited cover the period between the 14th and the 18th century, they are pictorial representations of buildings and architectonic wonders from across the world.
The exhibition will show visitors the evolution of this art form throughout the centuries as well as the different nuances and differences in the style.
Along with this exhibition, visitors will also have the chance to admire the Russian paintings of the Thyssen’s collection. The vanguard of soviet painters will be represented in the rooms of the Thyssen-Bornemiza’s museum until the 26th of December 2011. Visitors to the museum will have the chance to learn about these soviet artists of the early 20th century through 35 paintings exhibited in the museum.
Ticket prices are 8 Euros for the general exhibition or 8 Euros for a temporal one, or 13 Euros the combined ticket for a temporal exhibition and the permanent one.
A great chance to see great art in Madrid, not far from Victoria4.
Categories: Arte y cultura