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Madrid — Museum of Contemporary Art Reina Sofia

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Madrid - Museum of Contemporary Art Reina SofiaMadrid. Reina Sofia Museum is dedicated to the artistic proizvedeniyam 20th century. The museum was opened in 1992. The exposition of the museum is located near the Atocha station in zdanii former General Hospital of Madrid, built in the late 18th century.

The museum contains a large collection of Paintings contemporary Spanish artists, including kotoryh Picasso, Dali, Luis Bunuel, Joan Miró and others

One of the most famous kartin, which enjoys great popularity among users is "Guernica" by Picasso. The painting was created in 1937 by order of Picasso Po Republican government of Spain for the Paris exhibition. The canvas is devoted to the tragic events in baskskom town of Guernica-Lumo 1937, bombed Nazi aircraft, which has had the support of Franco. Until 1981, the painting was kept Gallery in New York. She was moved to Madrid (Cnachala to the Department of the Prado Museum, and then to the Museum of Modern Art) Picasso bequest after the fall of the dictatorship of Franco. The museum is still a lot of paintings by Picasso, including a tom painting "Woman in Blue" (1901).

Among naibolee famous paintings of Salvador Dali museum houses "Landscape in Cadaques" and "The girl standing at the window" (1925).

Other attractions in Madrid:

The Prado Museum
Plaza Mayor
The Royal Palace
Catedral de la Almudena de Madrid
Museo Nacional Centro de arte Reina Sofia
Plaza de Cervantes
Puerta del Sol
Iglesia San Francisco el Grande
Real Jardin Botanico
laza Espana
Iglesia de San Antonio
Puerta de Alcala
Palacio Silvela
Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes de Alcala de Henares
Puerta de Toledo
El Rastro
Puerta de los Martires