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Childhood inspiration: On the trail of the young Pablo Picasso through Spain

AS we approach the 50th anniversary of the death of Pablo Picasso - a series of events are planned for 2023 – it is...

Largest ‘immersive’ exhibition in Spain celebrates legendary artist Pablo Picasso

MADRID has unveiled a new 'immersive' exhibition dedicated to the revolutionary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death. The exhibition-'Imagine...

Photographer in Spain’s Órgiva, Franc Enskat, is launching his new portrait project

TIRELESSLY capturing the most eccentric characters in and around Órgivan is a favourite task for Franc Enskat, a German/French photographer who moved to the...

Paintings stolen during Spanish civil war by Franco forces returned to family

Two paintings stolen from an aristocrat by forces of the Spanish dictator Franco have been returned to the family 85 years later.  Its return could...

Grandson of Republican colonel embarks on quest to recover paintings stolen by Franco regime

IN the wake of the Spanish Civil War, Republican Colonel José Sicardo Jiménez- Córdova and his wife Mariana Carderera had little choice but to...

Spain is least ‘culturally arrogant’ country in Europe but here are 10 reasons why you SHOULD say ‘Viva España!’

Spain is the humblest country in Europe when it comes to shouting about its national patrimony - way behind boastful Britain and gloating Greece, according to a recent poll. But Pablo Balbontin has 10 reasons to be proud of his native land...

Fly art: Passenger caught smuggling original Picasso into Ibiza airport

SPANISH authorities have announced that they seized a stolen Picassso painting at Ibiza airport earlier this month. Airport workers discovered a sketch attributed to the...

Ukrainian art exhibition on show in Spain’s Marbella

AN exhibition of contemporary Ukrainian art begins today in Marbella. From July 8 to 10, the Wadström Tönnheim Gallery will be showcasing some of the...

A summer of education and fun at Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences

VALENCIA’s City of Arts and Sciences (Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències) is a must visit at any time of year and even...

‘Queen of the Most Expensive’ shows latest work in Marbella’s Puerto Banus marina

A ONE million euro mural inspired by Puerto Banus and designed by British luxury designer Debbie Wingham is set to be unveiled in the...

Spain’s Malaga, Murcia and Cadiz all featured in Europe’s best free art gallery list

SPAIN is home to three of Europe's most highly rated free art galleries, a new survey has found. The findings, published by Online learning centre...

Spain’s Malaga says goodbye to Russian art: the collection returns to St. Petersburg due to ongoing war

AFTER seven years of alliance, Malaga returns the Russian art collection back to St. Petersburg. The same time Malaga has opened its doors and welcomed...

‘Prado of the North’: Queen Letizia joins Prince Charles at UK’s first museum devoted to Spanish art

SPAIN'S Queen Letizia toured alongside Prince Charles on Tuesday at the first museum in the UK devoted entirely to Spanish art. Queen Letizia was welcomed...

Spain cancels art loans to Russian museums in protest at Ukraine war

AN exhibition detailing the history of duelling at state-run museums in Moscow has been cancelled after a host of European countries withdrew loaned artworks...

Meet the female crypto artist from Spain taking on the big boys

NFT ART typifies the modern age. It is techy, in high demand, and confusing to a large proportion of the population.  Bought via cryptocurrency, the...

Digital NFT art to be shown in world-first exhibition in Gibraltar

A WORLD’S first exhibition in Gibraltar will feature digital artwork by Spanish and expat artists. Xapo Bank will be transformed into the ‘Crypto Art Island’...

Three minors vandalise 5,000-year-old cave paintings in Spain’s Ciudad Real

THREE under-18s were found responsible for vandalising ancient cave paintings at La Rendija, in Ciudad Real, in mid January. Guardia Civil located the three suspects...

IN PICS: Gallery exhibition showcasing international talent opens in Fuengirola on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The exhibition in the coastal city’s Svenska Kyrkan gallery has been curated by Nok Chutima Kerdpitak and runs from February 6 to 17.

Andy Warhol classics form part of €2 million donation to Alicante contemporary art museum in Spain

A unique collection of contemporary art has arrived in Alicante thanks to a donation from collectors Michael Jenkins and Javier Romero, who was born...

IN PICS: New exhibition showcasing Dieter de Greef opens in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

BELGIAN artist Dieter de Greef will be the focus of a new exhibition in Malaga. More than 200 works, which he has produced over four...

Prado in the streets: Madrid’s famous museum takes to the road in Spain

IF you can’t take people to the museum, take the museum to the people. Madrid’s world famous Prado museum has set up an exhibition featuring...

IN PICS: Take a sneak peek at Moco, the new modern art museum just opened in Barcelona

A BRAND new contemporary art museum has opened in the Born district of Barcelona adding yet another reason for art lovers to visit the...

Unsettling statue of ‘drowning girl’ disturbs onlookers in the north of Spain

ALMOST imperceptible against the glassy waters of Bilbao's River Nervion, an eerie human face stares out from the tide.  But the unsettling lifelike body -...

Algaid’Art: Street art festival gets underway in Spain’s Mallorca

THIS weekend the narrow streets of the rural town of Algaida will turn into a giant open-air art gallery with exhibitions, music, workshops and...

Spanish artist Mariangeles Lazaro Guil unveils incredible tree scultpure in Granada natural park

IF you are a tree-hugger, then hurry along. You will probably like this show.  The Spanish sculptor Mariángeles Lazaro Guil is obsessed with the natural...

Sculpture transforms disused lighthouse on island off San Sebastian in northern Spain

ACCLAIMED Spanish sculptor Cristina Iglesias unveiled Hondalea, a site-specific bronze piece which transforms a disused lighthouse on the island of Santa Clara in the...

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