Madrid

Relaxed summer vibes at Arco Madrid despite opening with a third fewer exhibitors and no Latin American galleries

The Spanish art fair, which usually takes place in February, has braved the Madrid heat with this year’s postponed edition

Spanish government sets January deadline to break deadlock over Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum collection

Culture minister wants to move the ‘red lines’ in negotiations with Baroness Carmen Cervera

Letter from Spain: Arco exhibition centre is now a coronavirus hospital

The 'panorama is desolate' for the country's culture sector, says Manuel Fernández-Braso, president of the association of Madrid art galleries

Coronavirus in Spain: Madrid museums including Prado shut but Guggenheim Bilbao remains open

There are currently more than 2,770 coronavirus cases reported in Spain with 64 deaths

Prado show lifts the lid on the cases built to protect a French prince's treasures

The Madrid exhibition will feature 101 cases made from materials such as carved wood and velvet

Madridnews

Collector Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza invests in Madrid after leaving Vienna

Austrian patron donates work to Reina Sofia and commissions new piece by Ragnar Kjartansson to be shown at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo drops plans for new Madrid space in former slaughterhouse

Italian patron is looking for an alternative site in the Spanish capital after encountering "structural problems" with Matadero's Nave 9 building

Art fairspreview

Arco Madrid reforms selection process following criticism of lack of transparency

The 39th edition, opening tomorrow, has exhibitors from across Latin America, including Peru, Cuba, Chile and Colombia

Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana show at the Prado is as much about biography as it is about the art

The Madrid exhibition compares the two artists who were successful in their time but whose reputations later waned

Meadows Museum in Dallas teams up with local and Madrid opera companies

Opera sets will evoke the museum’s collection, and soloists will perform at the museum

Spain begins exhumation of General Franco's remains from civil war memorial

Country's ruling Socialist party has argued that far-right supporters attracted by the former dictator's tomb distract from the monument's real purpose

Pioneering Renaissance artists Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana are united for Prado show

Exhibition in Madrid will include more than 60 works by the two painters and will “break the idea of small works being clichés of female artists”

Madrid's small but perfectly formed Bartolomé Bermejo show is 'art history at its best'

Museo del Prado’s show on the 15th-century Spanish painter is elegant, intellectually incisive and rich in both news and rarely seen art

Prado at 200: director Miguel Falomir on the museum's reinvention and the death of the blockbuster

Released from the shackles of state control in 2003, the Madrid institution has reason to celebrate its bicentenary

Surrealist Dorothea Tanning finally gets long-merited major survey

Show of artist whose work “undermines old idea of Surrealism being about the objectification of women” opens in Madrid before travelling to London

Death triumphs: Museo del Prado completes challenging two-year-long Bruegel restoration

Newly conserved danse macabre work travels to Vienna for major exhibition marking 450 years since the artist's death

Miami collection of Ella Fontanals-Cisneros bound for Madrid

The Wynwood space will close this year, with some works donated to the Spanish government

Prodigious, prolific, phenomenal: Raphael’s last 17 years in Rome on show at the Louvre

The Prado and the Louvre collaborate for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition

Earliest copy of Mona Lisa found in Prado

Experts say the painting was completed at the same time as Leonardo’s original

Rubells loan works to Fundación Banco Santander

"American Exuberance" is on view in Madrid 9 February to 27 May

Lady Foster opens gallery and bookshop in Madrid

A former garage becomes an art space, as the Ivory Press publisher inaugurates building designed by her husband

Arcoarchive

ARCO, Madrid: Big crowds, but few buyers

A Frida Kahlo—not for sale—pulled in 180,000 viewers

Warhol-Basquiat-Clemente collaborations come to Madrid

Centro de Arte Reina Sofía plays host to three big names on one canvas

Museumsarchive

MoMA teams up with Reina Sofia for research and conservation

The two institutions already have a strong bond due to many shared exhibitions, and this partnership is set to expand

Art fairsarchive

Optimism at ARCO as huge turnout is matched by satisfying sales

However, there is still a marked lack of Spanish collectors

Final decision on carve up of Dalí estate in Spain

Attempts to control spread of fakes with thousands seized in New York

Museum boom planned for Spanish capital

Vast collections emerge: archaeology, ethnographic and waxworks.

Daimler-Benz sponsors Warhol car crashes in Madrid

The series known as “Cars” opens the season at the Juan March Foundation

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