Spanish Light: Sorolla in American Collections

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Spanish Light: Sorolla in American Collections

Published on October 5, 2023

This year marks the centennial of the death of the celebrated Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida. In honor of this important anniversary, the Spanish government has declared 2023 the “year of Sorolla.” The Meadows Museum will celebrate the occasion with "Spanish Light: Sorolla in American Collections". Curated by renowned scholar Blanca Pons-Sorolla, the artist’s great-granddaughter, this exhibition will feature 27 compelling and rarely seen paintings from private collections in the United States, many of which will be displayed in a public museum for the first time. The exhibition will highlight Sorolla’s most popular and characteristic subjects, such as the sun-bleached sails of Valencian fishing boats, children frolicking on the shoreline, lively garden scenes, and pensive figural studies. The energetic brushstrokes of each canvas invite the visitor into the painter’s luminous world.

The exhibition runs from September 17, 2023 – January 7, 2024 at the Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX.

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