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Contemporary Glass Art Museum of Alcorcon – Mava

Permanent collection. The contemporary Glass Art Museum of Alcorcon was inaugurated on October 23, 1997. The core of the permanent collection of the MAVA are formed from, on the one hand, of the donation that did Takako Sano of an important part of his private collection – more than 60 works – and on the other hand, direct donations of various artists, Javier G├│mez-driven.

Today… ...Continue┬áreading

Context critical – 21st century Spanish photography

Until February, 23. Critical context. 21St century Spanish photography is an exhibition that explores the work of twenty authors that have given rise to new aesthetic approaches that will underpin the knowledge and respect of large Spanish and international photographers.

Nowadays, photography lives diffuse space between painting, a traditional discipline of fine arts, and the new Visual languages which based their advance in technological progress… ...Continue┬áreading

New Emerging Powers

Until April 20th 2014. We can define as States emerging countries of the South whose PIB(producto interior bruto) is lower than that of the countries developed in the North, but whose economic growth is important. And this has been possible by integration – by the increase in trade flows – of these countries in globalization.

The exhibition aims to provide an overview of the social… ...Continue┬áreading

Pierre Gonnord-Photography

Until January 19th 2014. Pierre Gonnord is a French photographer born in 1963 in Cholet and resident in Madrid since 1988. His work has been exhibited in various cities in Spain, France, Portugal and United States. In Spain it is present in the art of Juana de Aizpuru gallery.

He has exhibited in many galleries, public and private, as the Conde Duque Cultural Centre, the… ...Continue┬áreading

Cooperation is development

Until January 6th 2014. This year is the 25th anniversary of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, or AECID’s, fight against world poverty. This exhibition is presented as an approach, introduction or introduction to the field of cooperation.

The exhibition is divided into nine thematic sections: health, Water and Wanitation, Education, Environment and Climate Change, Gender, Democratic Governance, Humanitarian Action, Culture and Development, and… ...Continue┬áreading

Frederick Kiesler: The Stage Explodes

Until January 12th, 2014 . Nearly fifty years after his death Frederick Kiesler’s work allows us to discover the keys to the contemporary. Kiesler was a forerunner and innovator, whose theories have become an indisputable leader of architecture, as well as the scenography, the design and experimental film world.

Superimposition of drawings in its scenery and drawings, simultaneity of spaces scene and in the architecture… ...Continue┬áreading

Free Bike Workshop

Every Tuesday. Hone your bike in this self-managed workshop where you can use tools to fix your bike guided by knowledge of the subject. A good option to get your riding two wheels of the attic of the House and bring it to life again. You can also provide parts, accessories, tools, maps, etc, and of course many win, so the workshop is managed by each… ...Continue┬áreading

Magnum┬┤s First: the First Exhibition of Magnum

Until 19 th January, 2014. Arrives in Madrid the first exhibition which made the Magnum Photos Agency in 1955, and shows 83 works of the masters of photojournalism, founding members of Magnum Photos: Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Werner Bischof, Ernst Haas, Erich Lessing, Jean Marquis, Inge Morath and Marc Riboud.

The exhibition was opened in Austria in 1955 and contains photographs taken between 1947 and… ...Continue┬áreading

The villa of the papyri. Exhibition

Until April 23th, 2014. The exhibition “The Villa of the papyri” brings us closer to the unique library of classical antiquity that has reached our days. As the well known villa of the papyri in Herculaneum (near Naples, Italy) was discovered in the mid-18th century the only library of classical antiquity we know, preserved up to our days by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the… ...Continue┬áreading

Contemporary Photography in the Telef├│nica Collection

Permanent. The selection of contemporary photography in the Telef├│nica collection focuses on a key period in the history of the medium: the period covered from the end of the 1970s at the end of the nineties of the last century. A few years of profound change in the way of conceiving the use of photography in the artistic field and that determined its definitive incorporation to… ...Continue┬áreading


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