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Coca Cola contemporary art exhibition at Lázaro Galdiano museum

Fall begins and Madrid is full of new cultural offers.

These days we have visited the Lázaro Galdiano museum that together with the Coca-Cola Foundation has organized the temporary exhibition Discovering the dialogue in time, coinciding with the celebration of the 65 years that the company has been in Spain.

The works of contemporary art of the Coca Cola Foundation they had never exhibited in Madrid and begin their journey with this wonderful exhibition, in an incomparable setting such as the Lázaro Galdiano museum, which you can see until January 13, 2019.


Coca Cola contemporary art exhibition at Lázaro Galdiano museum

It combines works from different eras and styles, from paintings, sculptures and drawings, to videos and photographs.

Spread over the three floors of the museum, the classic works of the collection of Lázaro Galdiano museum they intermingle naturally in a timeless dialogue with works of contemporary artists from the collection of the Coca Cola Foundation.

For the realization of this exhibition it has only been necessary to remove eight works from the Lázaro Galdiano collection, and instead 62 works from the Coca-Cola Foundation have been installed.

During the entire tour of this contemporary art exhibition similarity points are sought with the permanent collection, both in themes and in forms and confluences.

Despite the differences in time, the curator and head of the exhibition Lorena Martínez del Corral He has managed to find surprising similarities between the art of such different times.


Coca Cola contemporary art exhibition at Lázaro Galdiano museum

The Coca Cola Foundation born 25 years ago and its fundamental objective is to promote the cultural and educational development of youth in Spain, with cultural activities of art, theater, literature and education in general.

The foundation not only supports artists while maintaining a technique, but is also there when they change the format by trying other arts or styles.

Today the collection consists of 384 works of all artistic techniques and is deposited in the DA2 Contemporary Center of Salamanca, but it has an itinerant character to make itself known.

Of course, in the exhibition of Lázaro Galdiano only part of the cited is shown Coca Cola Foundation collection.

Specifically, a selection of more 50 works by Spanish and Portuguese artists such as Fernández Sánchez Castillo, Helena Almeida, Cristina Lucas, Pablo Genovés and Gabriela Albergaría, among other artists of the peninsula.

If you don't know the Lázaro Galdiano museum, now is a very special opportunity to visit it.


Coca Cola contemporary art exhibition at Lázaro Galdiano museum

It is worth the whole tour, and we also encourage you to look for similarities and comparisons between classic or old and current works.

Among them you can look for the photograph of Susy Gómez and the reliquary busts, the fabric of Teresa Lanceta and embroidery, or the video of Sergio Prego With the Roman busts.

Coca Cola exhibition schedule in Lázaro Galdiano

The visiting hours of the Coca Cola contemporary art exhibition I remember you can visit the Lázaro Galdiano museum until January 13, 2019, from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sundays until 3 p.m.

The Coca Cola exhibition visit is included in the entry price from the museum (6 euros, the general one).

We also tell you that, during the duration of the exhibition, the Lázaro Galdiano museum organize for families with children from 6 to 12 years old the workshop Souvenir collectors.


Coca Cola contemporary art exhibition at Lázaro Galdiano museum

You will explore the museum as a family enjoying both collections, discovering the dialogue between classical and contemporary art.

You can reinterpret pieces from both collections and many more activities.

The workshop dates they are on October 21, November 11 and December 9, from 11 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

He workshop price It is 6 euros per person and you have to book at [email protected]

A very nice way to introduce children to the world of art.

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