Tag Archives: Spanish art

engaging with sorolla at sotheby’s new york

Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923) is a Spanish artist well known for his paintings depicting the people of his native Spain.  I recently included his monumental series –  “The Provinces of Spain” at the Hispanic Society in New York – … Continue reading

the cerralbo palace in madrid

Today I’m over at The Daily Basics, featuring one of my favorite types of museums – the house museum.  Much like I did in these pages with the hotel particuliere of Nissim de Camondo in Paris, I’m sharing one of … Continue reading

its not just for the birds: an installation in Barcelona for Hermès by Spanish artist Pamen Pereira

Hermès has the tradition of seeking and commissioning artists to decorate their stores with carte blanche given the firm’s theme of the year.  It was in this vein that I was introduced to the work of Spanish artist Pamen Pereira where … Continue reading

Arturo Berned and his strong geometric sculpture

I always like to incorporate sculpture into the art collections of my clients because it can make a space more unique.  This art form, unlike fine art, is meant to be touched, handled and appreciated 360 degrees, which for centuries … Continue reading

A faceless identity

There have been those times in my life when the thought of running off to the Kho Phi Phi Islands in the middle of the Andaman Sea off the coast of Thailand (which by the way, IS Paradise on earth) … Continue reading