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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    subsidised by the Heritage Programme of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to restore and analyse this work by Hans Cranach The varnish has oxidised over the years and currently prevents a true appreciation of the original colours nuances and quality of the painting The restoration will basically consist of removing this layer of varnish consolidating some of the cracks and adjusting old retouchings Meanwhile the technical studies X ray infrared and ultraviolet photographs and chemical analyses will provide accurate evidence of the materials and technique that the artist employed to create the work They are also a vital preliminary step in ensuring that the restoration of a work of this calibre is carried out properly and safely Interactive publication of the Project Manuel Benedito Restoration process Restoration process in Boy with Hen oil on canvas by Manuel Benedito purchased at auction in 2012 by the Baroness Carmen Thyssen Bornemisza When the painting arrived at the conservation workshop of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum it was discovered that both the canvas and the frame which was the original one used by the author were in need of restoration to enhance the quality of the work The process has dealt with the removal of the layer of surface dirt as well as the elimination of the layer of oxidised varnish in order to recover the painting s original luminosity Download Tintoretto Study and restoration of The Paradise This project in partnership with Bank of America Merrill Lynch involves the restoration of the painting on the basis of an exhaustive preliminary study The decision was taken to restore The Paradise in order to control deterioration suffered over time to guarantee its future preservation and to recover its visual balance to the greatest degree possible In addition to the importance of the work undertaken by the Museum s restoration team from the preliminary analyses to the live restoration of the painting this project has also set out to involve visitors in the entire process For this reason and coinciding with the Museum s 20 th Anniversary the restorers work has taken place in front of the public for the first time allowing visitors to see the technical and artistic results in real time Go to microsite Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni Technical Study The technical study of the painting Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni presents detailed information about the research conducted by the Conservation Department of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum to shed light on the creative process techniques and materials used by Ghirlandaio The ensuing exhibition and publication display the results obtained in the Museum s laboratory using X radiography infrared photography and microsamples which have been crucial in identifying the working technique and the material composition as well as the distribution of strata in the painting Go to microsite Otto Dix Portrait of Hugo Erfurth Techniques and Secrets The technical study of the painting Hugo Erfurth with Dog presents detailed information about the research conducted by the Conservation Department of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum

    Original URL path: http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/estudios_tecnicos (2016-02-13)
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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Museum App Selected Works App fo Exchanging Gazes Crononautas Smartpho Giovanna Tablet app Experiment Now A Journey to the West Art Project by Google Social media cloud s Thyssen Channel Museu RSS Feed Chrismas e Cards Online Shop Book Publications Gifts Support the Museum Sponsors Friends Volunteers The Museum in Private Corporate Events Press Tourism Professional Channel About Thyssen History Staff Jobs Transparency h Home Apps Community The Museum at your fin Thyssen Kiosk Thyssen Kiosk This application was developed for tablets and smartphones and is a kiosk for digital publications Here the museum offers multimedia content related to all of its activities You can glance through the 2013 temporary exhibitions and will gain access to a generic explanation as well as interactive content such as a virtual tour a selection of videos the products in the shop or the content tailor made for social media platforms The museum s education area provides digital publications outlining our educative activities and can be accessed via the kiosk This was made possible thanks to the agreement signed in January 2013 between the Museum and the Fundacion BBVA to develop a Programme of applications digital publications and educative knowledge of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Download the App from Apple Store For iOS Version Tablet Download the App from Apple Store For iOS Version Mobile Download the App from Google Play For Android Version Mobile Download the App from Google Play For Android Version Tablet Download the App from Amazon Apps For Android Version Mobile Download the App from Amazon Apps For Android Version Tablet Technical Support Search Advanced search Last videos Introductory video The Illus Miguel Ángel Blanco Comisario de la Exposición 30 November 2015 Introductory video Edvard Mun Paloma Alarcó Comisaria de la Exposición 10 November 2015 Go to Canal Thyssen Recommended

    Original URL path: http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/app_quiosco (2016-02-13)
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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Exchanging Gazes Crononautas Smartpho Giovanna Tablet app Experiment Now A Journey to the West Art Project by Google Social media cloud s Thyssen Channel Museu RSS Feed Chrismas e Cards Online Shop Book Publications Gifts Support the Museum Sponsors Friends Volunteers The Museum in Private Corporate Events Press Tourism Professional Channel About Thyssen History Staff Jobs Transparency h Home Apps Community The Museum at your fin Thyssen Museum App Thyssen Museum App This is a free application for mobiles that offers you a practical calendar of exhibitions and events at the museum It provides detailed information about the works of art on display The app also includes thematic route suggestions allowing you to get to know the museum through a special selection of paintings This app is really useful for our regular visitors well as for Friends of the museum who will be able to find details of the exclusive Friends activities here It is also ideal for those of us who want to prepare their visit in advance If you are connected to the Internet the app allows you to buy tickets and access other great services such as our online shop all from your mobile phone This is an optimised version of the museum s web content thanks to the agreement signed in January 2013 between the Museum and the Fundacion BBVA to develop a Programme of applications digital publications and educative knowledge of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Download the App from Apple Store For iOS Download the App from Google Play For Android Download the App from Amazon Apps For Android Technical Support Search Advanced search Last videos Introductory video The Illus Miguel Ángel Blanco Comisario de la Exposición 30 November 2015 Introductory video Edvard Mun Paloma Alarcó Comisaria de la Exposición 10 November 2015 Go to

    Original URL path: http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/app_thyssen (2016-02-13)
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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    at your fin Selected Works App fo Selected Works This iPad application highlights a selection of some of the most exceptional works the museum has to offer 143 masterpieces by 131 artists spanning over seven centuries Obras escogidas Selected works takes you on an incredible journey through the history of art It starts in the early Renaissance and finishes at the height of Modernism in the 20th century with key movements such as Impressionism Cubism Surrealism and Pop Art Along the way you will come across essential artists such as Rembrandt Rubens Holbein Caravaggio Degas Monet Picasso Kandinsky Rothko and Hopper amongst others Learn more about these artists and their works by reading our expert texts and looking at our high quality zoomable images The eight gigapixel photographs let you zoom in and see these works in stunning detail almost on a microscopic level In a video featuring the museum s director you can also find out about how the collection was formed The app includes other videos in which the museum s renowned curators reveal their favourite paintings Another fascinating way to view the collection is provided by the Themes section where a curated selection of works is grouped under a certain topic Excited about an artwork you have seen It can be sent it via e mail you can post it on Facebook or you can share it on Twitter You will also find practical information about visiting the museum including a calendar of its exhibitions and upcoming activities Selected works from the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum provides an unsurpassed opportunity to find out about the most remarkable and unique works of art from one of Europe s leading museums This project has been made possible thanks to the agreement signed in January 2013 between the Museum and the

    Original URL path: http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/app_obras_escogidas (2016-02-13)
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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Cards Online Shop Book Publications Gifts Support the Museum Sponsors Friends Volunteers The Museum in Private Corporate Events Press Tourism Professional Channel About Thyssen History Staff Jobs Transparency h Home Apps Community The Museum at your fin Exchanging Gazes Exchanging Gazes A digital publication that reunites which offers four of the displays shown under the title Exchanging Gazes series Mondrian De Stijl and Dutch artistic tradition Faces and Hands Ancient and Modern Germanic Painting Freud Watteau and Interior Scenes Women and Daily Life The object of these installations is to promote the idea of the museum as a space not only of enjoyment but also of knowledge We hope to provoke the onlooker into a longer more thoughtful gaze and by creating new dialogues between particular works in our collections elicit new interpretations Included in this digital publication are virtual tours high resolution images and the content of the brochures which accompany the displays as well as biographies of the artists and specific information on each work In September 2014 the second part of the digital publication Exchanging Gazes will be launched This will reunite three more displays Orientalisms in the Thyssen Bornemisza Collections Reflections from Van Eyck to Magritte and The Rhythm of the Earth 17 th century Dutch and 19 th century American Landscape Painting Exchanging Gazes from the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum provides an unsurpassed opportunity to find out about the most remarkable and unique works of art from one of Europe s leading museums This project has been made possible thanks to the agreement signed in January 2013 between the Museum and the Fundacion BBVA Download the App from Apple Store For iOS Download the App from Google Play For Android Download the App from Amazon Apps For Android Technical Support Search Advanced search Last videos Introductory

    Original URL path: http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/app_miradas (2016-02-13)
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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    The Museum at your fin Crononautas Smartpho Crononautas This application developed for Smartphones and Tablets is a new educational resource from the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum s Education Department It was designed to provide a way to get to know and learn about the museum and its collections by mixing elements of reality fiction and adventure It can be an individual or shared experience and offers a different fun and educational way to visit the museum Crononautas a journey through time in the Thyssen Museum encourages recreational participation as a way to get to know the structure and the works of the collections in the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum The app includes decision making tasks as well as other challenges so that the user becomes the hero of the adventure The card system offers personalised options to help select the type of museum adventure you want set within a science fictional context This adventure on your journey through time combines literary historical and geographical elements The result of each choice you make gives you access to an augmented reality deepening your understanding of the works of art and their artistic context and drawing you further into the adventure This app is both a complementary tool and a guide for your tour either virtual or real of the museum and its works of art The recreational element of the app gives you the option to deepen your knowledge from the information on the back of the cards as well as from other material that is available of the Educathyssen website The creation of this app was made possible thanks to the agreement signed in January 2013 by the Fundación BBVA y the Thyssen Bornemisza Collection Foundation to develop a Programme of applications digital publications and educative content of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Download

    Original URL path: http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/app_crononautas (2016-02-13)
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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Events Press Tourism Professional Channel About Thyssen History Staff Jobs Transparency h Home Apps Community The Museum at your fin Giovanna Tablet app Giovanna This tablet app focuses on the historical artistic stylistic and technical aspects of the portrait painted in Florence between 1489 and 1490 by Domenico Ghirlandaio The portrait has been part of the museum s collection since 1935 It depicts a beautiful young lady lavishly dressed who also personifies the 15th century Florentine ideal of beauty Through a series of subtle symbols the virtues of the subject s character are also revealed to us The section Discover is aimed at the really inquisitive user Here with a simple swipe across the screen you can x ray the image or apply a layer infra red or UV onto the painting to discover what is hidden under the dress of Giovanna or what the first version of the necklace looked like that Ghirlandaio painted For those who are interested in delving deeper into the technical aspects of the painting this app has more than 15 fun clips that will demonstrate that every single detail in the picture even the very composition of the elements within it has a reason for being there Videos images and documents make up the rest of this fantastic study carried out by the Department of Old Masters together with the Restoration Department of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum in Madrid one of the most impressive gems of the history of art The creation of this app was made possible thanks to the agreement signed in January 2013 between the Thyssen Bornemisza Collection Foundation and the Fundacion BBVA to develop a Programme of apps digital publications and educative knowledge of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Download the App from Apple Store For iOS Download the App from

    Original URL path: http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/app_giovanna (2016-02-13)
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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Experiment Now Experiment Now This new educational resource provided by the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum s Education Department is an app that has been developed especially for tablets It is ideal for learning about the museum s treasures before during and after your visit in a fun and innovative way Experiment Now encourages the playful participation of users allowing them to get to know some of the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum s more important works as well as those from its temporary exhibitions in more detail The app inspires users to experiment with a number artistic concepts as part of the game and month by month new possibilities for creativity and self discovery will be added offering a fantastic ways to learn about the visual arts The free play option lets participants explore their creativity by incorporating different canvases characters and elements into the various works in the Thyssen Museum In addition to this there are drawing photography text and sound options offering a much more complete experience open to many different interpretations When challenges are accepted you get the chance to win different badges on their successful completion The theme of the game changes once a month or when our exhibitions change and there are different levels for different ages In addition the challenges are dotted with surprises for example there are some medals to be won that come with prizes and will provide new content The recreational element of this app ensures that the user acquires additional knowledge of the museum s collections as well as offering teachers and educators the chance to create their own personalised tours for school groups The creation of this app was made possible thanks to the agreement signed in January 2013 by the Fundación BBVA y the Thyssen Bornemisza Collection Foundation to develop a

    Original URL path: http://www.museothyssen.org/en/thyssen/app_experiment_now (2016-02-13)
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