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  • Single admission ticket self- led tour - MuseoThyssen-Bornemisza
    february for using on the day and time selected includes access to both the Permanent Collections and the temporary exhibitions Choose the schedule for your guided visit to Permanent Collections or Temporary exhibitions Madrid Realists or from 1st march Wyeth Andrew and Jamie in the Studio In order to give explanations in the other spaces you will have to ask about availability at the information desk before the visit Versión

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  • Visit at 9.00, behind closed doors, for tourist groups - MuseoThyssen-Bornemisza
    groups Experience the Museum s awakening before it opens its doors to the public TOURISM PROFESSIONAL Dates 20 09 2015 to 30 12 2016 Back to list WHAT YOU LL BE ABLE TO DO The before 10 00 visit is a unique experience If offers the chance to experience in person the Museum s awakening before it opens its doors to the public This ticket enables one to visit the Permanent Collection as well as the Temporary Exhibitions It offers a Walk through the History of Art for groups of between 7 and 25 people The price per person is 34 and if you request an official licensed guide from the Museum the price per person is 62 SERVICES INCLUDED Visit to the Museum with personal guide in a group An insurance policy for damages and another for public liability Sufficient staff to cover the service of Museum security Single price may not be combined with other discounts and offers No refunds If you are interested in forming a visit group please contact promocion museothyssen org Versión española Become a friend Tickets Newsletter Accesibility Sitemap Terms of use Info Contact FAQ s RSS 2009 Museo Thyssen Bornemisza Paseo del Prado

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    and worked in France leaving there for Italy In Florence Van Aelst was Court Painter to Ferdinand II de Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany In Florence the artist made contact with his fellow Dutch still life painters Matthias Withoos and Otto Marseus van Schrieck He was part of the Schildersbent the association of northern painters living in Italy and from them received the nickname of Vogelverschrikker Scarecrow In 1656 he returned to Holland taking up permanent residence in Amsterdam From 1658 Van Aelst signed his work with the name of Guillmo van Aelst or with his nickname in memory of his time in Italy The date of his death is unknown but it was after 1687 the date of his last known work Van Aelst produced four types of still life floral compositions fruit breakfast pieces and bird compositions the latter with or without hunting implements His still lifes reveal the influence of Jan Davidsz de Heem from whom he derived his brown backgrounds extensive foliage and the way in which the stalk or branch trails down and occupies the pictorial space Van Aelst s works can be distinguished from those of De Heem in his use of a cool palette of blues mauves and greens probably deriving from the influence of his time in France and Italy as well as in his delicate and harmonious manner of organising the elements His most important contribution to the genre was the introduction of asymmetrical motifs that create vigorous diagonals This new type of composition was soon taken up by his followers More than 60 still lifes of game are known by the artist They are characterised by their technical perfection and decorative nature and were also extremely influential and much imitated Among Van Aelst s followers were Maria van Oosterwyck Rachel

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Albers cultivated a geometric style that became an ideal medium for exploring space and colour He executed paintings and sculptures designed stained glass windows furniture and architecture and devoted much of his life to teaching both at the Bauhaus in his native Germany and at Black Mountain College and Yale University in the United States After working as a schoolmaster in his home town Albers studied at the Königliche Kunstschule in Berlin worked as an engraver in the Kunstgewerbeschule in Essen and moved to Munich where he attended classes at the Königliche Bayerische Akademie der Bildenden Künste He joined the Weimar Bauhaus in 1920 First as a student and subsequently as a professor Albers developed an interest in studying abstraction which he applied to very different branches of designWhen the Bauhaus closed under the pressure of the National Socialist Government in 1933 Josef Albers and his wife Anni Albers also an artist were invited to join the teaching staff at Black Mountain College in North Carolina Albers remained there until 1950 when he took up the post of head of the department of design at Yale University By the time he retired from teaching in 1960 Albers was one of the most influential art educators for the following generation of American artists His students included Eva Hesse and Robert Rauschenberg among others In Interaction of color published in 1963 Albers expounded his theory on colour which he had been investigating through his paintings since 1947 Indicative of this interest are series such as Adobe in which he experimented with colour variation using the same format and similar geometrical shapes and Homage to the Square in which he studied the ability of opaque colours to appear translucent At the end of his life Albers devoted part of his efforts to producing

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    Altdorfer dates from 1505 the year that he obtained citizenship in Ratisbon Nothing is known of his initial training although the minute detail and painstaking technique of his work suggests a possible training as a miniaturist It has also been suggested that he may have been the son of the painter and illustrator Ulrich Altdorfer documented for the last time in 1491 in Ratisbon Albrecht Altdorfer lived until the end of his life in that city where in addition to his activities as a painter printmaker stained glass designer and municipal architect he played a prominent role in local politics and was elected mayor in 1528 During his initial phase Altdorfer signed his works with a monogram formed from a double A There is no evidence to suggest that he travelled to Italy but his works reveal the influence of Italian painting particularly mythological and allegorical compositions which he probably knew through prints Altdorfer admired and carefully studied the work of the great German masters of the day including Dürer and Cranach While most of his works are religious his major contribution to German painting was his innovative conception of landscape Along with Wolf Huber Altdorfer was the key figure of the Danube School which transformed landscape into an independent genre Landscape with a Bridge in the National Gallery London and Landscape with a Castle in the Alte Pinakothek Munich are considered by many to be the first European landscape paintings Altdorfer also executed numerous drawings and prints of pure landscapes He became a celebrated artist receiving important commissions throughout his lifetime Altdorfer worked for Maximilian I and his most important painting The Battle of Alexander at Issus Alte Pinakothek Munich was executed around 1529 on commission from Count William IV of Bavaria Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    date nor place of birth of Christoph Amberger is known He probably trained in Augsburg in the workshop of Leonhard Beck and married Beck s daughter Barbara Between approximately 1525 and 1527 Amberger may have made a study trip to the north of Italy which profoundly influenced his style By 1530 he was an independent painter but arely signed his works According to Sandrart during the Imperial Diet of 1530 held in Augsburg Amberger painted a portrait of Charles V that pleased the monarch It has been suggested that this is the Portrait of Charles V in the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin but that work is dated 1532 Amberger also worked for Ferdinand of Austria the Emperor s brother for whom he designed ten full length bronze sculptures for the tomb of Maximilian I in Innsbruck Over the following decades Amberger became highly appreciated by the wealthiest families in Augsburg particularly the Fugger from whom he received numerous commissions His portraits reveal his skills in that genre and also reflect the prosperous condition of the patrician classes of Augsburg who liked to be depicted in the Italian style One of the best examples of such works is the Portrait of Sebastian Münster Gemäldegalerie Berlin Aside from portraits Amberger also executed religious works such as The Virgin and Saints for Augsburg cathedral still in situ and was commissioned to replace the Corpus Christi by Hans Holbein the Elder destroyed during the iconoclastic uprisings of 1538 None of the monumental painted façade that he executed in Augsburg has survived although there are preparatory drawings for these projects Amberger also executed miniatures such as those for Matthäus Schwarz s Trachtenbuch as well as various series of prints Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    1660 1738 Date Works Author Antonio Amorosi Title Girl Sewing Year ca 1720 Biography Listen Amorosi trained in Rome in the studio of Giuseppe Ghezzi While he produced portraits and religious works he is best known for his genre paintings which were influenced by a florid late Baroque style and by the so called bambochadas His work reveals an interest in depicting everyday life and ordinary people in particular the world of childhood which he conveys in a tender elegant and intimate manner Amorosi s work reveals the influence of Bernhard Keil better known as Monsù Bernardo particularly his portraits in half length and occasionally full length and Amorosi s work has at times been confused with Keil s As a result various authors have questioned the attribution of many of the artist s paintings considering them to be by Monsù Bernardo rather than by Amorosi Various sources indicate that Juan Francisco Pacheco Téllez Duke of Uceda was one of the first to commission genre scenes from the artist in the early years of the 18th century Among Amorosi s first attributed works are the Portrait of Filippo Ricci private collection USA and the frescoes in the Palazzo Comunale in Civitavecchia In collaboration with his teacher Pier Leone Ghezzi Amorosi executed the Madonna of Loreto for the church of Santa Catalina in Comunanza Later in Rome he worked in the churches of San Rocco and San Bernardino in Monti Among his most typical and best works are Boy with a Glass and Boy with a Dog both in the Pinacoteca Comunale in Deruta Amorosi died in his native city in 1738 Search Advanced search Featured Products Catalogue of the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Hardcover Add to Basket Catalogue for the Madrid Realists exhibition Spanish Paperback Add to Basket Go to

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  • El Museo de arte Thyssen-Bornemisza - (Paseo del Prado, 8, Madrid-España)
    and Valtat In 1894 he took part for the first time in the Salon des Indépendants He was noticed by Renoir who recommended him to Durand Ruel his future dealer This marked the beginning of his career as an artist In the years that followed he took part with Toulouse Lautrec in the stage design for the Chariot de Terre Cuite an avant garde play given at the Théà tre de l Ouvre With Maurice Denis Bonnard and Vuillard all members of the Nabis group he exhibited works at Bing s the important Japanese Art dealer and inventor of the Art Nouveau style His talent was recognised after his first personal exhibition at Durand Ruel in 1904 and numerous exhibitions and commissions followed He appeared next to Monet Cézanne Renoir Pissarro in the exhibition entitled Natures Mortes Durand Ruel 1908 was commissioned a large decorative panel for the French pavillion at the Universal Exhibition in Turin and was chosen to celebrate the Interprétation du Midi at the Salon de La Libre Esthétique in Brussels 1913 while his first personal exhibition in New York Durand Ruel 1912 met with great success Then came the war and his demobilisation in 1917 followed by his move to Endoume near Marseille where the artist rediscovering the pleasure of painting signed some of his most beautiful works The Day of the Armistice Walk in Endoume Terrace by the Sea He was the author of Renoir s and later Monet s biography and portraits of his latter years whom he painted in strikingly truthful scenes Surrounded by friends such as Julie Manet Pierre Renoir Marquet and Paul Signac his life was spent between Paris working as a painter and as the secretary of the Salon d Automne and his long stays in Laudun he was the

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