Category: Atocha

La Noche Española – Flamenco Exhibition at the Reina Sofia

Madrid residents and visitors alike ought to check out the Reina Sofia’s new temporary installation “La Noche Española” (or Spanish Night), open through 24 March 2008. It’s a look at the quintessential Spanish dance – Flamenco – at the intersection of avant-garde and popular culture, 1865-1936. Brimming with caricatures, photographs, archival video footage and dance [...]

The Reina Sofia Museum – Modern Art in Madrid

The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía houses the modern art portion of Madrid’s Golden Triangle in a former hospital. The mostly 20th-century Spanish art collection is well suited to the vast spaces of the hospital: the Reina Sofía may be Madrid’s most accessible and well-organized major art museum. I’d recommend whizzing up to [...]