Cézanne exhibition at Thyssen-Bornemisza museum, from February 4 to May 18

House in Provence at the Cézanne exhibition in Thyssen-Bornemisza museum

In the first exhibition of the year at Thyssen-Bornemisza museum from Madrid one of the most important artists of the second half of the 19th century arrives.

Is about Paul Cezanne, who presents the first retrospective that has been held in Spain for 30 years, which you can see from February 4 to May 18.

The exhibition of Cezanne at Thyssen-Bornemisza museum It is made up of 54 works, 49 oils and 8 watercolors, which come from various museums around the world, from the United States to Japan.

The show is completed with nine others from other artists, such as Pisarro and Gauguin.

The sideboard at the Cézanne exhibition in Thyssen-Bornemisza museum

In its beginnings, Cezanne met Pisarro and then to Manet, and in 1874 participated in the famous first exhibition of the impressionist group. While his painting was initially criticized and considered childish and primitive, it was from 1895, when he made his first individual exhibition with more than 150 paintings, when he appreciated other artists of the time.

In his death, 10 years later, Cezanne He was already considered one of the most important figures in modern art.

The landscape and still life are the main genres in the work of Cezanne. In fact, more than half of his work are landscapes, so his image is very identified in the outdoor painting.

Gardanne at the Cézanne exhibition in Thyssen-Bornemisza museum

The thematic areas of the exhibition at the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum they are: portrait of a stranger, which is thought to be a self-portrait; the curves of the road; nudes and trees, with their pictures of bathers; the ghost of Saint-Victoire, which includes still lifes; and construction game, where landscapes are seen with villages that may have influenced the first steps of Cubism.

The exhibition schedules of Cezanne at the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum They are from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The last access is one hour before closing.

The ticket prices to see the exhibition are, in general, 11 euros, and the reduced one, 7 euros, from which those over 65, pensioners, students and large families benefit. Admission is free for children under 12 and for citizens in legal unemployment.

The ticket prices to see the temporary exhibition and the permanent collection are, respectively, 17 and 9 euros.

Young man resting at the Cézanne exhibition in Thyssen-Bornemisza museum