SERIES OF CONFERENCES
THE PLURALITY OF APPROACHES
IN THE LAST THIRD OF THE CENTURY (II)
MARÍA CRISTINA MASAVEU AUDITORIUM
JANUARY 21, 2020
Second conference given by Javier Barón of the cycle around the exhibition “Masaveu Collection. Spanish painting of the 19th century. From Goya to modernism”, which took place on January 21, 2020 at the María Cristina Masaveu Auditorium of the FMCMP headquarters in Madrid.
In this talk by Javier Barón, this artistic map of Spanish painting is presented with a selection of works from the temporary exhibition. The exhibition proposes a journey that allows the viewer to understand the plurality of orientations and languages that coexisted in those decades at the end of the century.
This activity took place at 7:00 p.m. in the María Cristina Masaveu Auditorium of the FMCMP headquarters in Madrid.
Javier Barón is the curator of the exhibition Masaveu Collection. 19th-Century Spanish Painting and the Senior Curator of 19th-Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, where he started as Department Head in 2003. He won the Extraordinary Bachelor’s and Doctorate Prizes and is a professor at the University of Oviedo and a Fellow at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, USA.
He is a member of the Board of the Museo Sorolla and the Artworks Assessment Board of the Madrid Town Council . He is a member of the Advisory Council of the journal Archivo Español de Arte and the Editorial Board of the Boletín del Museo del Prado. He is a corresponding member of the Real Academia de la Historia, the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando and the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Telmo in Málaga, and a full member of the Real Instituto de Estudios Asturianos. He is a knight in the Order of Arts and Letters of the Republic of France.
He is the author of numerous publications on 19th- and 20th-century painting, and his last book entitled El Greco y los modernos [El Greco and the Modernists] was just launched in Paris.
OTHER SERIES OF CONFERENCES
From Goya to Rosales (I)
JOSÉ LUIS DÍEZ
January 28, 2020
Sorolla. The triumph of colour and light (III)
February 4, 2020
Modernism and Postmodernism in Catalonia (IV)
February 18, 2020
The renewal in Spanish painting and regenerationism (V)