Friday, June 22, 2018

San Antonio Museum of Art presents a dramatic survey of five hundred years of Spanish painting

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Exhibition presents a dramatic survey of five hundred years of Spanish painting (L-R) Katie Luber, Erika Prosper Nirenberg, Ron Nirenberg, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain, Pedro Morenes, Tracy Wolff, and Richard Duke Buchan III, pose at the San Antonio Museum of Antonio to attend the inauguration of the "Masterpieces of Spanish Painting from Madrid on June 18, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. SUZANNE CORDEIRO / AFP.
SAN ANTONIO, TX.- El Greco. Velazquez. Goya. Sorolla. Picasso. These are just some of the Spanish masters whose paintings are included in Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Painting from the Museums of Madrid. This summer, the San Antonio Museum of Art will present a dramatic survey of five hundred years of Spanish painting, stretching from the union of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand in the late fifteenth century to the turn of the twentieth century. Organized in celebration of the Tricentennial of the city of San Antonio, the exhibition will convey the splendor of Spanish artistic traditions. This rich heritage is an aspect of what makes San Antonio one of the most distinctive places in the United States. [More]

San Antonio Museum of Art: "Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Painting from the Museums of Madrid" (June 23–September 16, 2018 );  200 West Jones Avenue San Antonio, TX; (210)978-8100; samuseum.org
El Greco 1541 – 1614 The Annunciation (1600) oil on canvas (315 × 174 cm) — 1597-1600 Museum Museo del Prado, Madrid. This work is linked to Luke 1:28