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Colnaghi's show explores the broad threads that connect Spanish art and the New World

Exhibition of work from the Pre-Columbian age to mid-century Modern paintings, extended to 22 October

Door still open to Hermitage Barcelona after city council calls for revised project

Ongoing negotiations for a new satellite of the Russian museum will focus on a collaboration with the Barcelona opera house

Researchers suggest that trippy hallucinations influenced prehistoric cave art

Reduced oxygen resulting from the use of torches in narrow enclosed spaces likely triggered hypoxia, resulting in out-of-body experiences, scholars report

'Good reasons to believe this is a new Caravaggio': specialists cautiously vouch for €1,500 painting pulled from Spanish auction

Government does not want to repeat ‘export mistake’ of 1970s when another work by the Old Master ended up in the US

Bronze Age burial site of powerful woman discovered under ancient palace in Spain

The cache of silver grave goods suggest she was an important leader in prehistoric El Argar society

From Goya to Goldin: new museum puts Spanish city of Cáceres on the art world map

Dealer Helga de Alvear has donated her entire collection of 3,000 works, which include pieces by Tacita Dean, Louise Bourgeois, Olafur Eliasson and Wassily Kandinsky

Spanish government announces deal securing €1bn Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection

New arrangement, to last 15 years, means key works by Gauguin, Monet and Picasso have been saved for the nation

The potato head of Palencia: defaced Spanish statue latest victim of botched restoration

Conservation professionals have questioned why Spain's heritage is continually handed over to those with no formal training

Madrid's Prado museum accused of misogyny in open letter after misattributing work to female artist

Uninvited Guests exhibition has "been done from a misogynistic point of view and still projects the misogyny of the 19th century,” says one signatory

Lawnews

US appeals court rules—with regret—that Thyssen-Bornemisza Foundation can keep Nazi-looted Pissarro

Judges noted the Spanish government, which signed the Washington Principles in 1998, “can preen as moralistic in its declarations”, yet not be bound by them

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

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

Art marketanalysis

Business as usual as Arco opens in Madrid against a backdrop of coronavirus anxiety

Spanish art fair celebrates the work of Cuban-American artist Felix González-Torres, who died of Aids in 1996

Barcelona rejects plans for outpost of Russia’s State Hermitage Museum

Hermitage officials dismayed after city council refuses planning permission for new venue, citing multiple concerns

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

Eduardo Chillida’s Basque museum and sculpture park announces full reopening

Hauser & Wirth has helped to develop “sustainable model” for Chillida Leku, which partially closed amidst Spanish economic crisis

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

Under the skin of Jusepe de Ribera’s ‘extreme violence’ at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

First major UK exhibition of Spanish artist aims to show how his brutal realism was informed by classicism

Secret lives: new show recasts Gala Dalí as 'much more than a muse' to artists

Exhibition in Barcelona looks at the life and work of the Russian best known for being the wife of Salvador Dalí

From Brussels to Bogotá: where will the Pompidou pop up next?

As museum's teaser show opens in the Belgian capital, its president, Serge Lasvignes, tells us about branching out from Paris

How San Antonio snagged masterpieces from Madrid for its 300th anniversary

Exhibition that looks at the city's Spanish links will include 25 works never shown in the US

Joan Mirógallery

Exclusive images of Joan Miró at work and play

The photographs are included in an exhibition of the Spanish artist's sculptures at the Centro Botín in Santander

Collectorsinterview

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros: From Miami to the world

The collector and champion of Latin American art tells us why she is closing her warehouse space and giving works to Spain

Family feud forgotten as Thyssen-Bornemisza plans contemporary shows

Madrid museum's collector-trustees, Carmen Cervera and Francesca von Habsburg, turn conflict into collaboration

Cyborgs and utopias: Arco looks to the future

Arco Madrid is changing strategy for its 37th edition

Murillo's dramatic altarpiece back on display in Liverpool after a major clean-up

The restored Virgin and Child in Glory at the Walker Art Gallery reveals Spanish master's "exquisite skills"

Spainnews

Gaudí's first masterpiece opens as public museum in Barcelona

Amidst political turmoil in Catalonia, opening of Casa Vicens could bring "a moment of peace"

Spanish brothers implicated in sale of fakes to Knoedler & Co to be extradited

Spain have consented to sending José Carlos and Jesús Ángel Bergantiños back to the US where they can be charged

Why art conservation needs to be left to the experts

A Spanish grandmother’s handiwork recently made headlines, but Ajax and rainstorms have contributed to other botched treatments by amateurs

Restitution case targets Thyssen museum

But it may not be legally possible to sue Spain in the US courts

Filmsarchive

Art on the big screen: When Dalí and Lorca were lovers—perhaps

"Little Ashes" tells one side of a very contentious story

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

Art Baselarchive

Art Cologne sets up subsidiary fair in Palma de Mallorca

By following Art Basel's example, organisers hope to rival their prosperity

V&A sends stolen monstrance on long-term loan to Spain

The 16th-century silver object had been taken from a church in Toro in 1890

Spainarchive

¡Viva España! Spanish market comes of age alongside strengthening economy

Interest in the field is surging as new collectors enter the fray

Politicsarchive

Disagreement between France and Spain on cultural protectionism

President Aznar of Spain stated that cultural protectionism was “the refuge of a country whose culture is in decline”

Forgeriesarchive

Spanish art forgery network busted

Arrests followed an investigation sparked by the concerns of the Joan Miró Foundation

Booksarchive

Books: Capa's photographs of the Spanish Civil War

Tales of stoicism in the face of extreme adversity

Descharnes wins back Dali rights from Spanish State

Dali's former secretary has been successful in his appeal

Art fairsarchive

Optimism at ARCO as huge turnout is matched by satisfying sales

However, there is still a marked lack of Spanish collectors

Dalí’s former secretary Descharnes fights back against governmental meddling in estate rights

“The Spanish State cannot cancel a private agreement which is valid until 2004”

Luis Monreal, director of La Caixa, has a national-sized budget to spend

The Spanish savings bank, had an operating budget of $67.64 million in 1993, of which $11.87 million was spent on visual arts projects

Divorce in casa Dalí as Gala-Dalí Foundation and Spain seize control

State and Foundation cancel their contract with Descharnes, the artist’s former secretary and administrator of copyright

Spain's greatest tapestries cleaned by aerosol

The oldest working tapestry weavers in Flanders apply high-tech to some of the finest royal hangings

Collectorsarchive

Spain has no official record of Islamic collector

Negotiations between David Nasser Khalili and British government ongoing

Furore over sale of Dalí rights to British financial group

Henry Ansbacher is said to have paid $15m (£7.5m) for the Spaniard’s copyright

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