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. Note that the exhibitions described in this blog post are from autumn 2018. Bookmark this page for up-to-date information for this year.
On the scene in the city this autumn are Spanish artist Francisco Iturrino rubbing shoulders with the contemporary Hernan Bas, 20th century genius Malévich as well as Matisse and other seriously talented artists.
Whether sketches, watercolours, installations or oils are your thing, be prepared for some amazing art in Malaga this autumn.
Picasso and the South
One of the best exhibitions in Malaga this autumn is at the Picasso Museum where the new temporary exhibition takes a long look at the artist’s Mediterranean roots. The ambitious curation contains over 200 art works and pieces, and goes right back to the early Iberian culture before coming forward through the centuries to meet Picasso. Expect to see lots of archaeological artefacts as well as paintings by some of Spain’s greatest classical artists including El Greco and Velázquez.
9 Oct – 3 Feb. Daily 10am-7pm (6pm from Nov-Feb). €5.50 (€10 combined permanent and temporary exhibition). Free entry on Sundays after 5pm.
Fury of Colour
The Carmen Thyssen Museum continues to offer exceptional art in Malaga. This autumn’s temporary exhibition welcomes Fury of Colour featuring paintings by the great Spanish artist Francisco Iturrino. One of the key figures in Spanish Modern Art during the early 20th century, Iturrino takes colour to another level. And as usual, don’t miss the great themed gifts in the museum shop.
6 Oct – 3 March Tues-Sun 10am-8pm. €4.50 for Cubism and Juan Gris; €9 combo ticket for permanent and temporary exhibition. Free entry on Sundays from 5pm onwards.
Both the Picasso Museum and Carmen Thyssen Museum have lovely cafés serving coffee, light snacks and lunch.
All at the CAC
CAC Malaga hosts several interesting exhibitions this autumn, all must-sees for fans of contemporary art:
Hernan Bas – American artist who has never shown in a solo exhibition in Spain before takes up the central space at the CAC. Profoundly influenced by literature, Bas depicts landscapes and solitary figures in a homosexual world. of men.
21 Sept – 9 Jan.
Miguel Gómez Losada – new also to art in Malaga, Spanish artist exhibits for the first time in a museum. Around 20 works explore rural life as if it was the backdrop in a theatre.
7 Sept – 25 Nov.
Vasco Araújo – a must for video aficionados, this exhibition showcases 8 films by the Portuguese.
4 Sept – 4 Nov.
Tues-Sun 10am-8pm. Free.
Russian art in Malaga
The Russian Museum in Malaga has forged reputation for exceptional art by artists you probably won’t have heard of. The latest offering features Kazimir Malévich, one of the most famous Russian artists of the early 20th century and the creator of Suprematism.
Sept-Jan. Tues-Sun 9.30am-8pm. €4 (€8 combined permanent and temporary exhibition), free on Sunday from 4pm
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