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Outdoor Impressionism Exhibition at Thyssen Museum, from February 5 to May 12

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Landscape of Van Gogh in the exhibition of impressionism in the Thyssen Museum in Madrid

After the closing of the Gauguin exhibition at Thyssen-Bornemisza museum in Madrid, on February 5 comes the first great temporary exhibition of the year 2013 To this museum.

It's about the exposition Outdoor Impressionism, What can you visit since February 5 until May 12, and it certainly becomes one of the great exhibition attractions in the capital during the first months of the year, more taking into account that the impressionist exhibitions always attract a large number of visitors.

With the heading from Corot to Van Gogh, in the Thyssen exhibition This new way of approaching artistic creation is analyzed, in a review that goes back to the landscape designers of the late eighteenth century and reaches the expressionism of the twentieth century.


Hodler Forest at the Impressionism Exhibition at the Thyssen Museum in Madrid

The exposition Outdoor Impressionism gather 116 paintings by artists like Turner, Corot, Rousseau, Courbet, Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Van Gogh or Cézanne, and above all it reflects the phenomenon of outdoor oil painting.

You may not know that this artistic practice really did not become popular among painters until the 19th century, because until then the landscapes were painted in studio, following the classical rules of composition and perspective.

As usual in the temporary exhibitions of Thyssen, this is structured in several thematic areas that group the exhibited works. These areas are ruins, roofs and roofs; Rocks; Mountains; Trees and plants; Waterfalls, lakes, streams and rivers; Skies and clouds; and finally the sea.

The Visiting hours of the exhibition Outdoor Impressionism at the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum (Paseo del Prado, 8) are, from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 to 19 hours, and Saturdays, from 10 to 21 hours, with last access one hour before.

The ticket prices they are, generally, 10 euros; reduced, 6 euros (over 65, pensioners, students with prior accreditation and large families); and free entry for children under 12 and citizens in legal unemployment.


Monet Cliff at the Impressionism Exhibition at the Thyssen Museum in Madrid

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