Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention
September 21, 2014 - March 1, 2015
Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention will present Francisco de Goya’s printed oeuvre as an integral component of his life and career and will invite a reconsideration of the Museum’s paintings by the artist. The exhibition will offer the rare opportunity to simultaneously view complete first edition sets of Goya’s four major print series, Los Caprichos (1799), Los Desastres de la Guerra (1810-19), La Tauromaquia (1816), and Los Disparates (1816-23).
Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting
April 18-August 16, 2015
For more than 500 years, the Alba family has formed part of the most important aristocratic lineages in Europe. In celebration of the Meadows Museum’s 50th anniversary, they are graciously allowing more than 130 works from their private collection to leave Spain for the very first time. Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting presents paintings and decorative arts drawn from three of the family’s most spectacular palaces in Madrid, Seville, and Salamanca, including works by Titian, Goya, Rubens, Rembrandt, Ingres, Renoir, Chagall, and many more.