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Lecture series: Muses, Models and Lovers in the Carmen Thyssen Collection

Del 07 de noviembre de 2013 al 13 de marzo de 2014
Lecture series: Muses, Models and Lovers in the Carmen Thyssen Collection
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Lourdes Moreno

The presence of women in the works in the Permanent Collection of the Museo Carmen Thyssen is extensive and wide-ranging. These women enable us to establish a transversal account through which to travel through time across different styles and concepts in art. They represent a crucial period, between the late 19th and early 20th centuries, which saw a radical change in women’s image and social status.


Thursday 7 November 2013
A bolero
Antonio Cabral Bejarano
Creator of a type of iconography, the bullfighter and the maja, the artist also adopted the bolero. This dance was admired by foreign visitors and by the Spanish public for its complexity and for the sensuality of the Andalusian women who performed it.

Thursday 12 December 2013 Julia Ramón Casas
Julia Peraire sold lottery tickets on the Plaza de Cataluña in Barcelona. She met Ramón Casa, son of a wealthy Catalan family, when she was eighteen. The painter made her his favourite model and she was the subject of a series of works of particular sensuality and eroticism.

Thursday 16 January 2014
The Bath (Seville)
Francisco Iturrino
Iturrino made the female body not only the primary motif in numerous works but also the faithful reflection of his emotional concept of painting. These women are a hymn of sensual joy and vitality, while through them the artist also reflected the lessons he has absorbed from Cézanne.

Thursday 13 February 2014
Summer Days
Vicente Palmaroli
During his time in Paris, Vicente Palmaroli spent various summers on the beaches of Trouville-su-Mer in Normandy. This was an area frequented by painters. Appearing on the beach wearing fashionable dress was a symbol of bourgeois taste and sophistication.

Thursday 13 March 2014
Reading (Aline Masson)
Raimundo de Madrazo
Aline Masson’s gentle beauty and expressive face caught the attention of Raimundo de Madrazo, who made her his favourite model in his paintings, which were extremely popular with the public. Masson was the daughter of the gatekeeper to the Marquis of Casa Riera, whose Paris residence Madrazo regularly visited.

Auditorium of the Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga

Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga
Plaza Carmen Thyssen (c/ Compañía 10)
29008 Málaga
Tel. 952217511

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