True to its reputation as one of the southern Europe’s top art destinations, yet again Malaga has some amazing autumn art on the agenda. On the scene in the city this autumn are artists fascinated by masks, new Picasso paintings, Russian realism at its realest and other seriously talented artists. Whether sketches, watercolours, installations or sculptures are your thing, be prepared for some amazing art in Malaga this autumn.
Note that the information in this article refers to exhibitions in Malaga in autumn 2020.
The Picasso Museum got a new look earlier this year and now has a better layout. Plus they’ve just added some new masterpieces from the almost 400 works owned by the collection. See the 120 works on display – 40 paitings, 10 sculptures, 17 pieces of ceramics and 1 carpet.
Daily 10am-6pm. €9. Free entry on Sundays after 4pm.
If ever there was a timely exhibition, it’s this one at the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Malaga. This autumn’s temporary exhibition welcomes Masks featuring paintings and art works that depict the transformation of the human figure through masks in modern art. Artists with work in this exhibition include Modigliani, Picasso, Goya and Gargallo. And as usual, don’t miss the great themed gifts in the museum shop.
Open Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 2.30pm and 5 to 9pm, weekends 9.30am to 9pm. €10 (including the permanent exhibition), free on Sundays after 5pm
Both the Picasso Museum and Carmen Thyssen Museum have lovely cafés serving coffee, light snacks and lunch.
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The Russian Museum has a great exhibition on realism this autumn, well worth seeing:
The paintings, sculptures and decorative objects explore how Russian painters depicted real life from the 18th century to today. As usual, there’s a great selection of work including some paintings from this year. And as usual, you get an excellent insight into Russian life, customs and traditions.
Until April 2021. Tues-Sun 9.30am-8pm. Entry to the exhibition costs €6. Free entry on Sundays after 5pm.
This innovative stage for contemporary art has 3 good exhibitions this autumn in Malaga:
I 🖤 PINTURA (painting) by Fernando Clemente – around 60 works, created over the last 15 years by this artist from Jerez de la Frontera. Until 11 October.
Ergo Sum by Bosco Sodi – see the Mexican artist’s 30 giant paintings (in monochrome black) and golden sculptures until 6 December.
The Dark Side by Philippe Pasqua – 40 works by the French artist on display until 29 November.
Tues-Sun 10am to 8pm. Free entry.