Madrid

  • 1 The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the sidewalk to the catwalk
    An undeniable inspiration at the forefront of fashion, the 'enfant terrible,' Jean Paul Gaultier makes his much anticipated debut in the captivating exhibition that has every fashionista on their feet.Following...

  • 2 The Spanish 'Mona Lisa' goes to Paris
    This 'twin' of the Mona Lisa comes from the former Royal Collection and has been in Spain since the seventeenth century, and in the possession of the Prado Museum for...

  • 3 The art of Tapies lives on in Spain
    Cracks and scratches, signs and symbols, numbers and puzzles... all are unmistakable elements of the works of Antoni Tapies, the great Catalan painter and sculptor who died this week at...

  • 4 YSL retrospective in Madrid
    The exhibition, on display at the Fundacion Mapfre on the elegant tree-lined boulevard Paseo de Recoletos in the centre of the city, is the first hosted in Spain to look...

  • 5 Extreme dining in Spain
    Dinner on the dark sideTaste is just one of the five senses, of course, but what happens to it when one of the others is completely blocked out? That's a...

  • 6 Which summer festival will you choose?
    Veranos de la Villa – Madrid's Summer in the city One of the year's top diary dates in the Spanish capital. Dance, theatre, zarzuela (Spanish operetta) and concerts are all...

  • 7 Experience Spain with your five senses
    SIGHT

 

Sunset over the AlhambraAs dusk falls over Granada and the bustle of tourists dies away along the streets of the Albaicin, the great rosy-gold complex of the Nasrid palace...

  • 8 Gregorian chant still echoes in the monasteries of Spain
    Click on the photo to see more of this great musical tradtion...

  • 9 Madrid plans 'premier league' hotel
    Much more than just a football stadium, in 2013, the Whites' fans' temple aims to become an up-market multi-function complex which will include not just a thoroughly modern hotel, but...

  • 10 'Passion for Renoir' at the Prado, Madrid
    A total of 31 works have been drawn from the collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and will be on display in the Spanish capital until February...

  • 11 Ten ideas for an autumn getaway in Madrid
    1. Madrid International Dance Festival 
From November 8th to 28th, Madrid becomes the focus for the international Madrid en Danza festival; this year it's the twenty-fifth anniversary of the event...

  • 12 The art of perfume, at Madrid's Costume Museum
    Over 250 unique pieces make up the exhibition entitled Roger & Gallet: the art of perfume from 1862 to the present-day. The collection not only tells the story of this...

  • 13 English art in the Spanish capital

    After showing in London and Paris, the exhibition entitled Turner and the masters has arrived in the Spanish capital, at the Prado museum, with some 80 paintings, including 42 works...

  • 14 Madrid at the click of a mouse
    Visit the vibrant and historical Gran Via, feel like a celeb in the Museo Chicote cocktail bar, meet Placido Domingo, an international star with his roots in the Spanish capital.....

  • 15 Monet at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid
    Through works that include his ethereal London landscapes and the unforgettable representations of his garden at Giverny, where he spent the last forty years of his life, the display -...

  • 16 Impressionist masters in Madrid
    The Mapfre Foundation have taken advantage of the renovation of the Paris museum to host this exhibition. It's the first time a collection of Impressionist masterpieces has been exhibited in...

  • 17 Dutch masters at the Prado
    The Prado's collection of Dutch art is virtually unknown as the works have hardly been on public display since the Forties. This new exhibition is being organised to coincide with...

  • 18 Treat yourself at a designer label hotel
    Puerta America (Madrid) Under one roof, two dozen state-of-the-art architects and designers have given full rein to their imagination. The result is this exclusive hotel, a benchmark for a new...

  • 19 Discerning shoppers, walk this way
    Take a trip to Milan to visit the monumental Gothic cathedral; admire Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Last Supper, in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, stroll around the...



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