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  • Antonio Saura. La gran muchedumbre, 1963. Painting. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Collection, Madrid
    21 december, 1989 - 19 march, 1990

    This Antonio Saura (Huesca, 1930 - Cuenca, 1998) exhibition, organised by the Musée Rath and Museum of Art and History in Geneva, is held to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the presentation of Museo del Prado collections in Geneva in 1939.

  • 14 december, 1989 - 4 march, 1990

    This exhibition is one of the most extensive on Latin American art seen to date in Spain. At the Palacio de Velázquez over four hundred works have been displayed showcasing the artistic wealth in Latin American regions starting from the Wars of Independence against Spain (c. 1800-1821) until 1980.

  • Manuel Millares. Aborigen nº1, 1951. 75x95 cm. Oil on canvas. C.A.C. Bodegas Vega Sicilia, S.A. - Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid
    15 november, 1989 - 30 december, 1989

    La Asociación de Amigos del Reina Sofía was established in 1987 as the result of a group of entrepreneurs coming together to create a collection. The acquisitions of pieces is done as an individual initiative, but the character of the collection is public, it cooperates with institutions and is made available to as many citizens as possible.

  • Exhibition view. Miquel Navarro. Minerva Paranoica, 1989
    27 october, 1989 - 11 january, 1990

    Miquel Navarro (Mislata, 1945) is one of the predominant figures in what is known as “New Spanish Sculpture”. He begins his career in the Sixties with a pictorial style that he himself classifies as Expressionist and in 1974 he creates his first Ciudad (City), a collection of modular, repetitive and geometric forms grouped together in compositions that simulate urban networks and create cityscapes that are spatially positioned like a sculptural installation.

  • Sean Scully. Black Robe, 1987. Painting. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Collection, Madrid
    14 september, 1989 - 12 november, 1989

    The Irish-born American painter Sean Scully (Dublin, 1945) starts to work with Abstraction at the beginning of the Seventies. He becomes interested in the humanisation of painting in opposition to formalist parameters; according to Scully his work can be summed up in the move “from the object line to the subject line”. The directions, represented by horizontal and vertical lines and the tensions they create, are at the heart of his production. This new geometrical approach, which moves away from the idea of purity and appropriates errors, reflects the troublesome relationship between the individual and the collective and opens up a new field of reflection, previously unknown to abstract painting.

  • Equipo Crónica, Pintar es como golpear, 1972. Painting. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Collection, Madrid
    13 september, 1989 - 30 october, 1989

    The aesthetic approaches of the Equipo Crónica (Chronicle Team) (1964-1981) evoke the visual atmosphere of an era. The group materialises as one of the most coherent ideas from the figurative movement, which, at the beginning of the Sixties, attempts to leave informalist Spanish painting behind.

  • Paul Gauguin. Mata Mua (In Olden Times), 1892. Oil on canvas. Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection on deposit at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
    28 june, 1989 - 24 july, 1989

    The Centro de Arte Reina Sofía has been chosen by Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bonemisza as the venue for displaying one of his latest acquisitions: the painting Mata Mua (Autrefois)  by Paul Gauguin (Paris, 1848 - Atuona, French Polynesia 1903).

  • Exhibition view. Beyeler Collection, 1989
    24 may, 1989 - 24 july, 1989

    A selection of the best works from the Beyeler Collection is presented for the first time in public. The exhibition in the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía brings together previous exhibits devoted to private collections, for instance the Panza di Biumo, Nasher, Sonnabend and Phillips collections.

  • 18 may, 1989 - 15 july, 1989

    In this exhibition sixty-two works by Ferran García Sevilla (Palma de Mallorca, 1949) are presented under the title La torre de papel (The Tower of Paper). His artistic career gets underway in the Sixties with his initial work being linked to Conceptual Art; it later moves into the pictorial sphere at the beginning of the Eighties.

  • Exhibition view. Ülrich Rückriem: estela y granero, 1989
    13 april, 1989 - 17 july, 1989

    Ulrich Rückriem (Düsseldorf, Germany, 1938) begins working as a sculptor in the Sixties after an intensive education in a stonemasons workshop where he learns the profession and stone cutting techniques - filing, splitting, smoothing and polishing. His experience in this craft forms the base from which he begins to formulate his own sculptures.

  • Marcel Duchamp. La Mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires même (Boîte verte), 1934. Sculpture. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Collection, Madrid
    9 march, 1989 - 26 april, 1989

    Dada and Constructivism, two art movements characterised by having emerged at critical moments in history: World War I and the Russian Revolution. Nevertheless, despite these similarities, they have often been considered by historians as counter-posed given that the first focuses on intuitive thought and the transrational while Constructivism delves into objective beauty and pure forms.

  • Philip Guston. Confrontation, 1974. Painting. Colección Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1 march, 1989 - 6 may, 1989

    The body of work by Philip Guston (Montreal, Canada, 1913 - New York, USA, 1980) is on display in Europe for the first time, although his later work was previously exhibited in Whitechapel in London. Following the initial waves of surrealist and metaphysical language, Guston becomes one of the preeminent figures of Abstract Expressionism in the Fifties.

  • Otto Dix. Hugo Erfurth with Dog, 1926. Tempera and oil on panel. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
    13 february, 1989 - 8 april, 1989

    This exhibition recaptures the artistic atmosphere of Berlin, considered one of the hubs of modern art during the first three decades of the century, between 1900 and 1933. The exhibition displays not only works produced in the city by Berlin artists, but also others that have appeared via other exhibitions or channels.

  • Exhibition view. Richard Artschwager, 1989
    10 february, 1989 - 27 march, 1989

    Richard Artschwager (Washington, 1923 - Albany, 2013) has dedicated his output to exploring the construction of meaning in works of art. By challenging conventional painting and sculpture, and operating outside stylistic classification, Artschwager's artistic output is primarily made up of: furniture sculptures made from wood and Formica as an imitation of wood as well as pictures painted on industrial material called celotex and sculptural forms painted or covered in rubber that he calls “blps”.

  • Exhibition view. John Baldessari. Ni por esas-Not even so, 1989
    11 january, 1989 - 20 february, 1989

    Disappointed by the reaction to his work and in an act that questions the mechanisms of access to contemporary art, in 1970 John Baldessari (National City, USA, 1931) burns his pictorial work, produced between 1953 and 1966, giving rise to the Cremation Project. From then on the American artist uses words and photography as his mediums of expression, considering them ideal for an easy and direct public reception.