As the Reina Sofia museum notes, "it is so fragile that it can no longer be either folded or removed from the
“What’s in a frame? That which we call a picture
In an improper frame will look less nice.”
Or, perhaps, the picture’s message will be obscured by too ornate or too plain framing. Here, we present a retrospective journey into the history of framing and its evolution, with illustrations and an expert’s commentary. Read more
So, when does a study remain a mere drill, and when can we call it an artwork in its own right, full of life and having artistic value? Read more
January 23 − February 5
As part of the exhibition Pity and Terror in Picasso — the Path to Guernica (April 5 — September 4, 2017), a selection of results are presented, and serve as a historical counterpoint, from the research project Fondo Documental Guernica (Guernica Documentary Collection), spanning the period from 1937 to 1949.
Left: Pablo Picasso, Head of Crying Woman with Handkerchief (III), Postscripto of 'Guernica', 1937. Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid.