“Dark Man a lomos del Pájaro de Fuego,” Jorge Peris. Institut Valencià d’Art Modern
by Chris Collins
For many, a new encounter with the world’s greatest masterpieces was a recurrent dream during the confinement. But, as the pandemic shows definite signs of slackening, at least in Europe, the lockdown is over at last! So dream no more! Move into the realm of reality.
Put together museums, important collections and the pandemic boom in great art galleries and you’ve got at least 800 places to visit! In Spain. Particularly in Madrid and Barcelona.
But don’t forget, you’ve got the Guggenheim in Bilbao too. In Valencia, L’Institut Valencià d’Art Modern is a most important institution of modern and contemporary art. There’s the Picasso Museum in Malaga. Where better to see the works of one of the greatest painters of all time than in the museum in his very birthplace? And the Salvador Dalí House Museum, in Portlligat, Catalonia, to see the Catalan surrealist painter’s mindboggling works and feel his presence.
So many temples of art are waiting for you. Aren’t you lucky, dreamer of works of art?
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