Museo del Prado Opens Rubens Exhibition

The Museo del Prado presents Rubens, open 5 November 2010 to 23 January 2011.

The Museo del Prado is concluding its 2010 exhibition programme with an exhibition devoted to its collection of works by Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen, 1577-Antwerp, 1640). Its unique presentation has been specially designed to encourage the visiting public to enter the world of Rubens in an open-minded manner and to establish a dialogue between their own emotions and the power and creative richness of the artist.

Using dramatic juxtapositions, the Museum will be displaying the 90 works that constitute its entire holdings of the artist’s works, which is the most important to be found in a single institution. In conjunction with the exhibition, the Prado is presenting an extensive documentary on Rubens that has again been created with the aim of making the artist more immediately accessible to the contemporary viewpoint.

Curator: Alejandro Vergara, Chief Curator of Flemish and Northern School Paintings

Image: Rubens, Pedro Pablo, Saint George and the Dragon, 1607 Museo del Prado

Museo Nacional del Prado.Calle Ruiz de Alarcón 23Madrid28014Tel. +34 91 330 2800.

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