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Archives: Exhibition Los Modernos

- Exhibition Los Modernos March: Museo nacional de arte (MUNAL) Mexico : November 11th 2015 - April 3rd 2016,
- Museo de las Artes Universidad de Guadalajara (MUSA) : April 21th - July 10th 2016,
- Exhibition in Lyon to Automn 2017

Los Modernos has received next to 160 000 visitors in Mexico, being thus the most successful exhibition of these past ten years at the MUNAL. Opened in November 2015, the exhibition presents important steps in the art of the 20th century, from a selection of more than 140 artworks of renown artists such as Pablo Picasso, Francis Bacon, Pierre Bonnard, Henri Matisse, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros or José Clemente Orozco.

The exhibition Los Modernos opens at the Museo de las Artes Universidad de Guadalajara (MUSA) on April 21st 2016, it will be presented in Lyon in the fall of 2017.

The exhibition Los Modernos, organized by the Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL) in collaboration with the museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, offers a sample of the development of modern art in the first half of the 20th century, from a selection of significant examples of European and Mexican art. Which were the common explorations between these two continents?

What generated this ideological change and which were its implications in the artistic field? These questions are answered throughout the more than 140 pieces that compose the exhibit and whose provenance comes both from the museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, and the Museo Nacional de Arte’s collection; as well as other Mexican collections such as the Museo de Arte Moderno and Rufino Tamayo, and international as the Musée Picasso and the Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou of Paris.