Perfect for summer evenings in the capital plan is to visit the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum while the sun scorches on the streets. Ye can delve into the museum to visit the exhibition 'Balenciaga and Spanish painting'Which presents a fascinating comparison between the Spanish painting from the sixteenth to the twentieth and designer creations most admired and influential of all time fashion, Cristobal Balenciaga.
Works by Murillo, El Greco, Alonso Sanchez Coello and the peculiar costumes of the characters portrayed in the paintings serve as inspiration Cristobal Balenciaga and rise (again), his designs to the category of pure and moving art.
It will run from 18 June to 22 September 2019.
References to art and Spanish culture were always present in the work of Balenciaga. The Simple and minimalist lines religious habits or architectural volume these tissues are a constant in many of his pieces. The air in the bata de cola of a flamenco dancer to be seen in some frilly dresses, suit of lights shines a torero masterfully moved to paillette bolero jacket embroidered, or aesthetics of clothing in the court of the Austrias reflected in the black velvet fabrics adorned with jet black of his creations are just a few examples.
Balenciaga continually reviewed the history of art and, with a strong personality and style, held these influences even in its most avant-garde period, recovering and reinterpreting historical makings very modern way.
Curated by Eloy Martínez de la Pera, Features a selection of paintings from private collections and museums nationwide, including Prado Museum and the Bilbao Fine Arts MuseumAnd a set of valuable pieces of clothing from the following institutions: Balenciaga Museum in GetariaMuseum of Costume in Madrid and Barcelona Museum of DesignAs well as national and international private collections, many of them never before exhibited.
To reach the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is the best public transport or you can hire the service transfer O provisions for days Moove PremiumAnd thus organize a full day in Madrid without worrying about anything.