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Impressionist and post-impressionist exhibition at Mapfre Foundation, until May 5

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Impressionist and post-impressionist exhibition at the Maphre Foundation

The impressive paint returns to be protagonist of exhibition calendar fromMadrid. To the exhibition dedicated to Impressionist landscapes in the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum, which you can see until May 12, joins the one that presents the Mapfre Foundation.

Indeed, until May 5, 3013, at its headquarters in Paseo de Recoletos, the exposition Impressionists and post-impressionists, which gathers masterpieces from the Orsay's Museum from Paris.

Are 78 great works from the Parisian museum the ones you can see in this outstanding exhibition, which recalls the celebration in 1886 of the eighth and final exhibition of the group of impressionist painters in the dealer's hall Durand-Ruel.

The Impressionism exhibition of the Maprfe Foundation It starts showing first series of paintings ofMonet, among which is his famous series of The cathedrals.

You can also see pictures with bathers of Monet, as well as other works by Seurat, Signac andPissarro, which are the exponent of the so-called neoimpressionism, a trend in which colors are juxtaposed through small dots.

Other protagonists of this impressionist painting exhibition are Cezanne, of which two still lifes and several Provencal landscapes are presented, andToulouse-Lautrec, with a picture of his dancers.

The exhibition is completed with works by artists representing the so-calledpostimpressionism, as is the case with Gauguin or Van Gogh

The Visiting hours of the Impressionists exhibition at the Maphre Foundation (Paseo Recoletos 23, in front of the National Library) are: Monday, from 2 pm to 8 pm; from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays and holidays, from 11 to 19 hours.

The admission is free, although to access the Recoletos Room of the Maphre Foundation, which is where the exhibition takes place, you must first pass through the lockers in the building's patio.

For visit the exhibition you can rent a audio guide (3.50 euros) or participate in free guided tours which take place from Monday to Thursday, at 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm.

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