• Posts Tagged ‘Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza’

    The October Octet

    by  • September 21, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Turin, Vienna, Zurich

    From Stockholm to Zurich, Madrid to Milan, there’s an Extravaganza of Exhibitions across Europe this Autumn. As you’ll have no doubt seen from my recent blogs, the arrival of autumn brings about an abundance of artistic offerings as the museums and cultural institutions unveil their fabulous temporary exhibitions, complementing their already impressive permanent collection,...

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    The February Five: Art Exhibitions in Basel, Amsterdam, Madrid, Zurich and Brussels

    by  • January 22, 2015 • Amsterdam, Art, Basel, Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Zurich

    From Gauguin to Chagall, Europe’s cities uncover some artistic gems from February 2015. Fancy a city break with a cultural twist? As we all know, Europe is chock full of artistic masterpieces, be it the Hermitage in St Petersburg, the Prado in Madrid, the Louvre in Paris or the Uffizi in Florence. And yet...

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    What’s happening where in 2015

    by  • January 3, 2015 • Art, Berlin, Budapest, Cannes, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Exhibitions, Fashion, Festivals, Film, Food & Drink, Madrid, Paris, Venice, Vienna

    From Fashion to Food and Film, Here’s a New Year’s Round-Up of European Events Happy New Year to you all! In my first blog of 2015, I thought I’d summarise just a few of the big events and lesser-known happenings in some of Europe’s major cities over 2015, the perfect tie-in perhaps with a...

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    As Spain’s World Cup Reign is over, a New King takes to the Throne

    by  • June 19, 2014 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Madrid, Nature

    With all eyes on Spain, I assess Madrid’s City Break Credentials. It’s certainly been an eventful 24 hours in Spanish history! No sooner had King Juan Carlos signed the official papers seeing him abdicate his throne after a 39-year reign, Spain’s national football squad were rather unceremoniously dumped out of the World Cup after...

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    Cézanne comes to Spain

    by  • January 20, 2014 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid

    By no means second fiddle to the artistic powerhouse that is the Prado, Madrid’s Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza plays host to a fabulous collection of some 800 works of art collected by Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza, her husband and his family. Located just opposite the Prado Museum in a stunning neoclassical former palace, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is home...

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