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American Impressionism Exhibition at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, until February

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Tarbell Sisters in American Impressionism exhibition @Milwaukee Art Museum

He impressionism returns to star in a exhibition in Madridspecifically in the Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza.

On this occasion, the Thyssen presents the first exhibition in Spain of works by North American artists who received the influence of the artistic movement that since France revolutionized painting in the last part of the 19th century.

In the Museum American Impressionism exhibition Thyssen-Bornemisza works by American artists who lived in France are developing the development of impressionism, as is the case withMary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent, who had a great relationship with Of gas or Monet.


Cassat Summer @Terra Foundation for American Art

But paintings by other artists are also exhibited after the first impressionist exhibition in New YorkThey traveled to Europe to learn about the new technique. That would be the case ofTheodore Robinson or Childe hassam.

Mary Cassat She was the only American representative who participated in four Impressionist exhibitions held in France between 1879 and 1886, standing out for her paintings of women and children of upper-middle class. Finally, she became a great promoter of this artistic trend in the United States.

For its part, Singer Sargent, an American born in Italy, lived all his life in Europe, and his painting received the influence of impressionism, a technique that did not apply in all his paintings.


Hassam work on display American Impressionism Hassam_pabellon @Terra Foundation for American Art

In the exhibition there are also works by American artists who spent seasons in Giverny along with Monet to learn the new technique, as mentioned Theodore Robinson orJohn Leslie Breck,

This new impressionism exhibition in Madrid, which you can see until February 5, 2015, presents almost 80 paintings and is completed with some samples of French impressionists, such as Manet, Monet, Of gas and Morisot, which allow contextualizing the influence of this pictorial style on American artists.

The exhibition that has now reached the capital has been presented previously in other European institutions, such as the Giverny Impressionists museum, in France, and the National Galleries of Scotland from Edinburgh.

Exhibition times American Impressionism

The exhibition times American Impressionism at Thyssen-Bornemisza museum they are, from Monday to Thursday and Sundays, from 10 to 19 hours, and on Fridays and Saturdays, from 10 to 21 hours.


Sargent's Boat @Terra Foundation for American Art

The ticket prices to visit this temporary exhibition are, generally, 9 euros; the reduced, 6.5 euros, from which people over 65, pensioners, students with prior accreditation and large families benefit.

The admission is free for children under 12 years and citizens in legal unemployment.

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