Exhibitions from 1989 to 2007

Contemporary Modern Art

During this period, our exhibitions focused on reviewing the beginnings of modernity in Spain, with an emphasis on the key artists and movements from this period. Their huge popularity with the general public put us firmly on the cultural map.

2007

  • André Lhote and the languages of modernity
    23 January - 18 March
  • Neo-impressionism. The emergence of modernity
    18 April - 10 June
  • Bagaría in El Sol. Politics and humor in the Restoration crisis. MAPFRE Collections
    27 June - 2 September
  • García Viñolas Donation. MAPFRE Collections
    18 September - 1 October
  • Exhibition of the Penagos Drawing Award. 25th Edition
    5 - 21 October
  • Camille Claudel
    7 November 2007 - 13 January

2006

  • Classic and Modern France. Drawings
    26 January - 20 March
  • Steinlen. Paris 1900
    7 April - 4 June
  • Gustav Klimt 1862 - 1918WOMEN
    16 June - 3 September
  • Exhibition of the Penagos Drawing Award. 24th Edition
    6 - 19 October
  • Gustav Moreau. Dreams from the East
    8 November 2006 - 7 January

2005

  • The beginnings of Modern PaintingIgnacio Pinazo (1849-1916).
    3 February - 3 April
  • Toulouse-Lautrec and the Belle Époque poster.Musée D'Ixelles Collection
    19 April - 19 June
  • Tauromachy: Goya and Carnicero
    30 June - 4 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award. 23rd Edition
    6 October - 19 October
  • Gaslight
    11 November 2005 - 15 January

2004

  • Juan de Echevarría (1875-1931).
    Madrid, 28 January - 28 March 2004 | Bilbao, 19 April - 27 June
  • Serge Charchoune (1889-1975). Between Dada and abstraction
    14 April - 6 June
  • Rodríguez Moñino-Brey Collection. Prints from the Spanish Royal Academy
    17 June - 5 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award. 22nd Edition
    1 October - 17 October
  • Joaquim Mir (1873-1940)
    11 November 2004 - 16 January 2005

2003

  • Poland, Turn of the Century (1890-1914)
    23 January - 23 March
  • Marian Pidelaserra (1877-1946)
    11 April - 8 June
  • César González-Ruano. Spinning with painting
    19 June - 7 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award. 21st Edition
    7 October - 22 October
  • Painted women. The image of women in Spain 1890-1914
    12 November 2003 - 11 January 2004

2002

  • Anglada Camarasa (1851-1959)
    30 January - 31 March
  • Generation of 1914
    16 April - 16 June
  • Drawings of the Spanish Royal Academy. Legacy of Rodríguez Moñino-Brey
    25 June - 8 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award. 20th Edition
    8 October - 20 October
  • Dario de Regoyos
    6 November 2002 - 6 January 2003

2001

  • The XX. The birth of modern painting in Belgium
    1 February - 1 April
  • Ramón Casas. The painter of Modernism
    10 April - 17 June
  • Spanish masters of the 20th century: Drawings. Fundación Cultural MAPFRE Vida Collection.
    28 June - 9 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award. 19th Edition
    9 October - 21 October
  • A figurative ideal in Spanish sculpture, 1900-1936
    13 November 2001 - 13 January 2002

2000

  • Painters of the soul. Idealist symbolism in France
    25 January - 26 March
  • Isidre Nonell 1872-1911
    18 April - 18 June
  • Daniel Vázquez Díaz. My contemporaries
    27 June - 10 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award. 18th Edition
    10 October - 29 October
  • On the beach. The sea as a subject of modernity in Spanish painting (1870-1936)
    14 November 2000 - 14 January 2001

1999

  • Out of order. Women of the Spanish Avant-Garde
    9 February - 18 April
  • Joaquím Sunyer. The building of a glance
    13 May - 4 July
  • Xavier Gosé. The Paris of the Belle Époque (1876-1915)
    13 July - 12 September
  • Gardens of Spain
    16 November 1999 - 9 January 2000

1998

  • Santiago Rusiñol [1861-1931]
    22 January - 22 March
  • Sorolla-Zuloaga. Two views for the turn of the century
    7 April - 28 June
  • Carlos Sáenz de Tejada. The years of Freedom
    9 July - 13 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award - 16th Edition
    15 October - 31 October
  • Cecilio Pla
    18 November 1998 - 17 January 1999

1997

  • Symbolist painting in Spain (1890-1930)
    18 February - 6 April
  • Baltasar Lobo [1910 - 1993]
    29 April - 22 June
  • The Modern Eve [1914-1935]
    8 July - 13 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award - 15th Edition
    9 October - 26 October
  • European and Cuban art from the Havana National Museum collections
    13 November 1997 - 11 January 1998

1996

  • Eugenio Lucas Velázquez in Havana
    20 February - 21 April
  • Dying Moments. Allegories of death in Spanish contemporary art
    7 May - 30 June
  • 50 years of photography in the collections of the Royal Society of Photography (1900-1950)
    15 July - 29 September
  • Penagos Drawing Award. 14th Edition
    6 November - 24 November
  • Francisco Iturrino (1864-1924)
    3 December 1996 - 2 February 1997

1995

  • A hundred years of Catalan landscape painting
    24 January - 19 March
  • Spanish painting of the 19th century in the National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana
    19 April - 2 July
  • Beauties. The fascination of movie stars
    13 July - 26 August
  • Penagos Drawing Award - 13th Edition
    10 October - 5 November
  • Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863 - 1923)
    23 November 1995 - 28 January 1996

1994

  • Penagos Drawing Award - 12th Edition
    1 March - 10 April
  • The self-portrait in Spain. From Picasso to the present day
    21 April - 10 July
  • The Frozen Image. Photos and cinema. Andrés Padrón Collection
    20 July - 12 October
  • Pancho Cossio (1894 - 1970)
    20 October - 15 January

1993

  • Penagos Drawing Award - 11th Edition
    19 January - 14 February
  • Juan Barjola
    25 February - 2 May
  • Julián Grau Santos. A retrospective glance
    12 May - 5 September
  • Julio Romero de Torres - Retrospective
    5 October 1993 - 9 January 1994

1992

  • Penagos Drawing Award - 10th Edition
    16 January - 31 January
  • Alberto Greco
    11 February - 11 April
  • José Gutiérrez Solana
    : 7 May - 12 July
  • The Drawing, Beauty, Reason, Order and Artifice
    23 July - 13 October
  • Venancio Blanco
    27 October 1992 - 10 January 1993

1991

  • Penagos Drawing Award - 9th Edition
    16 January - 31 January
  • José Gutiérrez Solana. MAPFRE VIDA Collection
    5 February - 24 March
  • Gargallo. The new age of metal
    11 April - 19 May
  • Japan Print 91
    24 May - 14 September
  • The self-portrait in Spanish painting. From Goya to Picasso. Part 1
    26 September 1991 - 8 January 1992

1990

  • Surrealism between the Old and New Worlds
    7 March - 22 April
  • Graphic work from the La Poligrafa collection
    30 July - 30 September
  • Daniel Buren. Color and its reflection. Work for a space
    19 October 1990 - 8 January 1991
  • Penagos Drawing Award - 8th Edition
    14 December 1989 - 14 January 1990

1989

  • Retrospective of Eugenio Granell
    18 April - 31 May
  • Seven sculptors with the Penagos Award
    22 February - 26 March
  • Andreu Alfaro, Goethe and the present day
    12 June - 1 October
  • Retrospective of Luis Seoanne
    17 October - 3 December
  • Rafael de Penagos
    14 December 1989 - 14 January 1990