Spanish Art in the US


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Allentown Art Museum

The Allentown Art Museum was founded in 1934 by the teacher, painter, and critic Walter Emerson Baum (1886-1956) as a meeting place and exhibition space for area artists. The Museum moved to its current location so it could accept a generous gift of 53 Renaissance and Baroque paintings and sculptures from businessman and philanthropist Samuel H. Kress in 1960-1961. The Museum expanded in 1975 when a room designed by Frank Lloyd Wright came into the collection. Over the years the Museum’s collection continued to grow, notably with a large and important donation of textiles and gifts of works on paper. Today the Museum’s collection of more than 17,000 works of art offers the opportunity to experience nearly 2,000 years of cultural heritage.

Spanish artists include Esteban Vicente, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí.

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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is the only museum in the Southern United States exclusively dedicated to European and American Modern Art and its legacies. Featuring the collection of the Zürich-based Bechtler family, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art collection includes works by some of the most important and influential figures of modernism, including Alexander Calder, Le Corbusier, Edgar Degas, Max Ernst, Alberto Giacometti, Barbara Hepworth, Jasper Johns, Paul Klee, Alfred Manessier, Joan Miró, Kenneth Noland, Pablo Picasso, Bridget Riley, Nicolas de Staël, Andy Warhol and a wealth of other 20th-century notables.

Spanish artists include Eduardo Chillida, Isabel Quintanilla Martínez, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso.

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Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) is an art museum internationally renowned for its substantial holdings of Asian and Egyptian art. CMA houses a diverse permanent collection of more than 61,000 works of art from around the world, providing general admission free to the public. With about 770,000 visitors annually, it is one of the most visited art museums in the world.

Spanish artists include Agustín Esteve y Marqués, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Diego Velázquez, El Greco, Francisco de Zurbarán, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, José de Ribera, Mariano Fortuny, Master of Rubielos de Mora and Pablo Picasso.

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Columbia Museum of Art

Located in the heart of downtown Columbia, South Carolina, the The Columbia Museum of Art (CMA) ranks among the leading art institutions in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions and creative educational programs. At the heart of the CMA and its programs is its collection, which encompasses 7,000 works and spans 5,000 years of art history. Established in 1950, the CMA now welcomes more than 150,000 visitors annually and is a catalyst for community creativity and education, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds. It is the recipient of a National Medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a National Art Education Association award for its contributions to arts education, a National Park Foundation Award, and two Governor’s Awards for the Arts for outstanding contributions to the arts in South Carolina.

Spanish artists include Alonso Miguel de Tovar, Antonio Vasquez, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes and Juan de Pareja.

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Dalí Museum

The Dalí Museum celebrates the life and work of Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) and features works from the artist’s entire career. The collection includes over 2,400 works from every moment and in every medium of his artistic activity, including oil paintings, many original drawings, book illustrations, artists’ books, prints, sculpture, photos, manuscripts and an extensive archive of documents. Founded with the works collected by A. Reynolds and Eleanor Morse, the Museum has made significant additions to its collection over the years, celebrating the life and art of one of the most influential and innovative artists in history.

Spanish artists include Salvador Dalí.

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Harn Museum of Art

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is an 112,800-square-foot-facility, which includes 40,400 square feet of exhibition space, 5 garden spaces, a 250-seat auditorium, study center, museum store, café and classroom spaces. The Harn’s collection totals more than 13,300 objects including African, Asian, modern and contemporary art, and photography with significant representations of Ancient American and oceanic art, as well as a growing collection of natural history works on paper.

Spanish artists include Antoni Tàpies, Francisco Canes and Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes.

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John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Administered by Florida State University,The Ringling is the State Art Museum of Florida and serves as the legacy of John and Mable Ringling. It features an art museum, historic mansion, circus museum, historic theater, conservation laboratory, arboretum, and research library, situated on 66 acres of bay-front property in Sarasota. The institution offers 21 galleries of European paintings as well as Cypriot antiquities and Asian, American, and contemporary art. The museum’s art collection currently consists of more than 10,000 objects that include paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, and decorative arts from ancient through contemporary periods and from around the world. The most celebrated items are 16th–20th-century European paintings, including a world-renowned collection of Peter Paul Rubens paintings.

Spanish artists include Diego Velázquez, El Greco and workshop, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Joan Miró, José de Ribera, Juan Bautista Maíno, Juan de Pareja, Juan Genovés, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí.

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Kreeger Museum

One of the greatest legacies of David and Carmen Kreeger is the Museum that bears their name. In 1959, the Kreegers began to amass a formidable collection of modern art. For the next fifteen years they assembled most of the Museum’s holdings. The Kreeger’s focus on 19th and 20th century paintings is evidenced by works by Monet, Picasso, Braque, Stella, Mitchell, and Frankenthaler, among others. Also included in the permanent collection are works by prominent Washington artists, including William Christenberry, Gene Davis, Sam Gilliam, Simmie Knox, and Paul Reed. Examples of African and Asian art are integrated in gallery spaces on both levels. Designed in 1963 by Philip Johnson and Richard Foster, the travertine-clad building sits on five acres and is surrounded by sculpture gardens and terraces.

Spanish artists include Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso.

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