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Sorolla Museum – Madrid, Spain

Sorolla Museum – Madrid, Spain

May 18, 2018 No Comments A visit to Madrid’s Sorolla Museum almost feels like visiting the house of a dear old friend. Perhaps that may be due to the fact that this museum was once the actual home of artist Joaquin Sorolla up until his death in 1923. There is something very intimate and inviting about the structure, with its ...

 

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The Prado

The Prado

June 8, 2017 No Comments When I was a university student living in Europe as part of a study abroad program, my favorite places to visit were museums. They offered me a kind of solace. They were where I would go to get away from everything: the heavy course load I was carrying, the harried traffic of the city, the ...

 

Destination Madrid: 5 Iconic Sights

Destination Madrid: 5 Iconic Sights

August 22, 2014 No Comments   Prado Museum One of the best museums in the world, the Prado houses an extensive collection of European art that includes paintings, sculptures, prints and historic documents. Art from Spanish painters like Francisco de Goya and Diego Velázquez are best represented here, along with countless other masterpieces including Titian’s Self-Portrait, Peter Paul Rubens’s The ...