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New museum housing Spain’s Royal Collections to open in Madrid next month

A NEW museum in Madrid's Royal Palace area hosting Royal Collections accumulated since the Middle Ages will open on June 28. The official opening ceremony...

FREED AT A BRUSHSTROKE. Recalibrating a Chapter in Spanish Art History

DIEGO Velázquez (1599-1660) needs no introduction. Perhaps the best-known painter in Spain’s Golden Age, Velázquez’s paintings became the paragon of excellence for the great...

Five fake paintings by Spanish masters put on sale for €76 million are seized by Valencia police

FIVE fake paintings claiming to be originals from Spanish masters Goya and Velazquez have been seized by Valencian police working for the regional Historical...

Spain’s world-famous Prado Museum to open its doors to public on Saturday nights

FROM SATURDAY, Spain’s world-famous Prado Museum will be opening its doors on a Saturday evening, as part of a new project called ‘The Prado...

Five of the most important contemporary Spanish artists

Everyone has heard of Picasso, Dali, Goya and Velazquez. Their paintings are among the most celebrated in the world of art, fetching millions at...

British-run art restoration group behind efforts to bring copy of stolen Velazquez painting home from London museum

A BRITISH-run art restoration group is leading efforts to return to Sevilla a stolen 17th-century painting currently in a London museum. The Factum Arte group...

Claire Leibovich delivers a masterclass on Spain’s most astronomically-priced paintings you can’t afford

Les Femmes d´Algers (Version O) set a world record price when it was sold for US$179 million (€125 million) at Christie's New York in 2015

REVEALED: New painting by Spain’s Velazquez unearthed after previously being attributed to his son-in-law

Velazquez, born in 1599, was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV, and one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age

Paying homage to Spain’s ultimate Mo Bro

Dali styled it on the moustache of Velazquez, one of the artists he most admired ... and went on growing it. At its max it measured 25 centimetres and reached up to his eyebrows.

Olive Press’s top read: Laura Cumming’s The Vanishing Man: In Seach of Velazquez

Guardian art critic Laura Cumming turns detective to reveal Velazquez as never seen before - through the daring quest of a humble Victorian bookseller from Reading

Olive Press top read: Laura Cumming’s tale follows one man’s Velazquez quest

DIPPING into the pages of Laura Cumming’s magisterial The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez brings back warm memories of Mr Moretta, my old...

Bishop Auckland to house Spain’s greatest golden age masters in €7.6m renovation

Barrington House will become an art gallery and research institute housing work by El Greco, Ribera and Velazquez

Prado to loan paintings to new Durham gallery

An art lover has converted a former Barclays bank in Durham and wants to loan Prado paintings to celebrate Spain's 'golden age'

Early Velazquez painting returned to Sevilla

The recently discovered painting will be on show at the Santa Clara arts centre

The Mijas miniatures museum that’s no small feat

Professor Max's Wagon of Miniatures is one of the world’s best small museums, writes Imogen Calderwood

Madrid’s Prado Museum pins recovery hopes on artist’s homecoming

Since the onset of the recession it has struggled to fill its new rooms as it faced slashed government subsidies

PP’s plan to bring the Prado to Malaga

The proposals have been labelled as 'unclear' by PSOE

Masterpiece sells for 10,000 times initial value

Surprise Velazquez masterpiece sells for 3.5m euros




After eight years, the Popular Party wins back the Balearics but will need the help of Vox to form...

THE CONSERVATIVE Popular Party was the winner in the Balearic Islands on Sunday, taking the most seats in the regional elections. The group did,...


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