Marbella / Estepona
Marbella. Permanent exhibition, Kempinski Hotel Bahía.
Pedro Rodríguez ‘Pedrín’, a Malaga sculptor, has an exhibition of his works in the Galería de Arte de Pedrín in the Kempinski. One of his works ‘Olly’, a magnificent bull, can be found in the entrance to the hotel.
Biennial Contemporary Art
Marbella. Cultural Centre Kunsthaus Berlin, Poligono Nueva Campana local 2 Nueva Andalucía.
In collaboration with the Fred Friedrich Foundation, Marbella TownHall and the Mexican Ambassador in Spain, Don Raphael de la Madrid. Fifteen local and international artists are exhibiting their work. email@example.com.
Estepona. Polígono Industrial.
An art gallery has opened in an unusual position, in the industrial estate in Estepona. The exhibition includes works by Goyo Domínguez, Isidoro Lázaro, Sergi Marñines, Chico Montilla and Paco Meléndez.
Mercedes López Charro
Marbella. From 5-31 May. Kasser Rassu Art Gallery, Blvd Principe Alfonso de Hohenloe.
Mercedes works as a freelance illustrator drawing a wide range of lifestyle, fashion and food illustrations, using techniques such as watercolour and artist marker pens. www.mercedeslopezcharro.com
Magpie International Gallery.
Marbella. Until 18 May. C/Virgen del Pilar. 200m from port.
An exhibition ofphotographic art by British artist Ginny Aston entitled ‘Reflections on Reflections’.
Estepona. Until 15 June, El Campanario Golf and Country House.
An joint exhibition by Sandra Winkelmann and Dana Nowak.
San Pedro. Until 20 June. Bhubo Decoración.
French born artist/photographer Ludovic Cesari is displaying a selection of his work.
Estepona. Until 4 May, Plaza de Manilva, 6.
An exhibition of paintings by Steven Timmermans.
The Russian museum
Malaga. Edificio Tabacalera, Avda Sor Teresa Prat.
The Russian museum’s seasonal exhibition until 16 July is called ‘Kandinsky y Rusia’ and comprises 78 pieces by well known Russian artists such as Kandinsky. The annual exhibition is entitled ‘La Dinastía Románov’ and includes many portraits of Russian royalty before the last Tsar and his family were assassinated in 1918.
Picasso’s birth place
Malaga. Until 11 June, Sala de Exposiciones, Casa Natal de Picasso.
Picasso’s birth place houses two exhibitions, both running until June. The first, entitled ‘Arte Recuperado (1916-1957) contains a selection of works by several Spanish artists on loan from Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. The second, ‘Junto al aura de Picasso’, consists of works that harmonise with Picasso’s style and execution such as Tàpies, Julio González and Miró.
Ruiz de Luna
Malaga. Museo Municipal del Patrimonio (MUPAM), Paseo de Reding.
An exhibition dedicated to the Ruiz de Luna ceramic dynasty. Around 300 pieces are on display including ceramics , drawings, watercolours and sculptures.
Malaga. Permanent collection. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Calle Alemania.
Art work by local Malaga artists are on display in ‘Neighbours III’. Many different techniques and subjects are included.
Museum Jorge Rando
Malaga. Cruz del Molinillo, 12.
The works of contemporary artist Jorge Rando are on permanent display. The museum also holds poetry and musical events.
Malaga. Botanical gardens ‘La Concepción’.
The sculpture ‘The Tree of Life’ by Ernst Kraft will be on permanent display in the gardens on the lawns next to the pond. The minimalist structure of iron rods is five metres tall and is based on the pre-pharaonic pictogram representing the union of heaven and the underworld.
Malaga. Until 18 June, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo.
Jia Aili is an emerging Chinese artist whose works reflect the dramatic changes in Chinese society since the year 2000.
Malaga. Until 7 May, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo.
American artist Travis Somerville gives voice to the immigrants in the US and also stands up for the indigenous Indians with powerful art works that incorporates disturbing images such as the capes of the Klu Klux Klan.
Malaga. Until 31 May, Fundación Unicaja, Plaza del Siglo.
‘Frida Kahlo, La vida como obra de arte’ is an exhibition of paintings by artist and collector Fausto Velázquez. The artist was inspired to recreate the photos of Frida and her life in a series of paintings.
Francisco Javier Valverde
Malaga. Until 3 June, Galeria Columna JM, Duquesa de Parcent.
An exhibition of paintings by Francisco Javier Valverde entitled ‘Oleoramas del Parque del Oeste’.
Faces in a family album
Malaga. Until 30 June, Sala 17, La Térmica.
A selection of photographs taken by film producer Isobel Coixet of some of the stars in some famous films.
Malaga. 30 April. Avda Sor Teresa Prat
The VI Reunión Motera Piraña Bike with 500 motorbikes on display.
Malaga. Until 20 July. Avda Sor Teresa Prat
The museum has an interesting exhibition of haute couture as well as vintage cars.
‘Lo Aparencia de lo real’
Malaga. Until 10 September. Museo Carmen Thyssen, C/Compañia, 10.
Three generations of Spanish artists are represented in this exhibition which reveals the artists’ attempts to create illusions of reality.
Villanueva del Rosario. Casa de la Cultura.
An exhibition of art work and letters belonging to artist José Hernández. The artist gifted around 20 works to the town shortly before his death in 2013. He spent long periods at Molino El Tejar while creating his pieces.
Paula Vincenti, Inside Out
Antequera. Until 29 May. Centro Unicaja de Cultura, C/Cantareros.
Argentinean artist Paula Vincentí exhibits a selection of her works.
Mijas / Fuengirola
Friends in Focus
La Cala de Mijas. Until 1 May, Centro Cultural de La Cala
Photographic club Friends in Focus will be exhibiting some of their photos.
Mijas Pueblo. Until 19 May. Clínica Veterinaria, Avd México 21.
Works by Sinikka Ahokas-Gröhn, Elaine Carlton and Margit Björklund. www.artistaseclecticos.com
Art Gallery Costa del Sol
Mijas. A permanent exhibition at the Club House ‘Cerrado del Águila’
Paintings, drawings, sculptures and ceramics are on display by artist such as Pedro Bueno, Teresa M. Martín and José B. Angulo.
Mijas. Permanent exhibition. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Mijas, Calle Málaga, 11am - 7pm.
An exhibition of 44 ceramics created by Malaga artist, Pablo Ruiz Picasso.
Mijas. Mijas Tourist Office, Mijas Pueblo.
Seven international artists living and working on Costa del Sol will be displaying original artworks in oils, pastels, watercolours, textiles, silk paintings and acrylics. Also greeting cards and miniature art.
Mijas Costa. Until 1 June, BocArte Restaurante, C/Cómpeta.
An exhibition of works by Astrid Zehetner, a local Norwegian artist .
Fuengirola. Until 11 May. Double Tree by Hilton, Reserva del Higuerón
A solo exhibition by internationally known street artist, Victoriano. Organised by Artmoves.
Torremolinos / Benalmádena
Torremolinos. Permanent exhibition, Casa de los Navajas.
A permanent exhibition of photographs taken in the 60s and 70s entitled Torremolinos Chic. It features around20 photographs in total.
Costa del Sol Photographic Society exhibition
Benalmádena. From 4 until 26 May, Castillo Bil Bil.
Open Monday 10am-1.30pm. Tues-Frid 9am-2pm and 4-10pm.
Benalmádena. Until 18 June. Centro Andaluz de la Fotografia.
A visual record of Andalucía and Morocco.
Vélez-Málaga. Permanent exhibition. Palacio de Beniel de Vélez-Málaga. Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm.
An exploration into the life and works of Malaga-born philosopher and writer María Zambrano.
For further information call 952500244.
Nerja. Until 11 May. La casa municipal de Arte, C/Almirante Ferrandiz
Bright colourful paintings by A Hidalgo.
Frigiliana. Until 13 May. Galería Krabbe, C/Rosario La Joaquín.
An exhbition of collective art work entitled Landscapes A4.
Periana. Until 31 May. La Galería, Villa Olivia.
La Galería is having a public open day on 5 May, 5-7pm for the exhibition of photographs by Robert Bell. Reservations and for viewings after that date email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 951139153