Around the galleries

Around the galleries
  • A comprehensive guide to exhibitions around the province


Benezra Gallery

Until end of September. La Quinta, between Marbella and San Pedro.

An exhibition of unique sculptures by six, internationally acclaimed artists. or

Andy Warhol

Until 3 September. Art Wanson Gallery, Marbella Club Hotel.

To commemorate thirty years since the death of Andy Warhol, the Marbella Club Hotel are holding an exhibition of more than thirty of his screen prints.

Magpie International Gallery

Until 14 September. C/Virgen del Pilar. 200m from port.

Cebrián, Magpie Gallery

Cebrián, Magpie Gallery

A collection of works by the late Julio Cebrián entitled ‘60 años de humor, o no’.

‘Des - figuraciones’

Until September. Galería Yusto/Giner, C/Madera 7.

Yusto/giner turns to the abstract for its summer exhibition with paintings from Fernando Clemente, Paloma Gámez, José García Vallés, José Piñar and Daniel Solomons.

Roberto Matta

Until 26 May 2018. Museo Ralli, Urb Coral beach.

Temporary exhibition of the Chilean artist Roberto Matta of surrealistic abstract art. His works represents his own vision of the world and art through the invisible, the psyche, the cosmos, without losing reference to his origins or nature. Tel. 952 85 79 23 /


Art Moves

Until 6 October. El Campanario Golf and Country House

Emile Chaussidiére and Paul Rosher will be exhibiting a selection of theor paintings. Inauguration cocktails at 8.30pm, 18 August.


Paco Carmona

Until 15 September. Sala de exposiciones, town hall.

‘10 años en Archidona’ is a selection of works by local artist Paco Carmona.


Museum Jorge Rando

Until 30 September. Cruz del Molinillo, 12

A temporary exhibition entitled ‘El Nacimiento del Color’ (the Birth of Colour) is currently on display. It includes over 100 works by Jorge Rando. The museum also holds poetry and musical events.

The Russian museum

Edificio Tabacalera, Avda Sor Teresa Prat. Tues-Sun 9.30am - 10pm.

Ahmad Ghoreishi, Malaga

Ahmad Ghoreishi, Malaga

The new seasonal exhibition ‘La aventura del color’ which is running until 4 February next year, will feature Alexéi Jawlensky (1864–1941). A contemporary and friend of Vasilly Kandinsky, Gabriele Münter and Paul Klee among other famous artists of the early twentieth century. Jawlensky started his career in Russia working alongside Iliá Repin and admired the canvases of Valentín Serov, Konstantín Korovinand other masters of realism and impressionism. The museum is also holding an exhibition of political posters ‘Carteles de la Revolución’ consisting of simple but effective images deemed suitable for the masses. The posters featured workers, soldiers in the Red army and country labourers personifying the power of the people.

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.

Malaga Glass Museum

Permanent exhibition. Plazuela Santísimo Cristo de la Sangre.

The glass museum has two new glass panels on display that have been painstakingly restored. They were both made by the Spanish company Mauméjean.

Picasso’s birth place

Sala de Exposiciones, Casa Natal de Picasso

Until 8 October. The exhibition entitled ‘Palau mira a Picasso’ consists of a collection of photos and documents of the artist. The images anecdotal and personal, taken by Picasso’s close-friend the poet José Palau.

Until 8 October . ‘Decisive moments’ is an exhibition of 18 of Picasso’s pieces split into the three phases of his work.

The Way Things Go

Until 3 September. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Calle Alemania.

Swiss artists David Weiss and Peter Fischli made this video in 1987. It is just 29 minutes long and documents a causal chain assembling everyday objects, similar to a Rube Goldberg machine. This work hints at the influence of Marcel Duchamp and Dadaism.

‘Málaqa, Ciudad del Saber’

Until 24 September. Museo de Patrimonio Municipal. Paseo de Reding.

An exhibition of rarely seen artefacts from Malaga such as documents, utensils,and archeological finds that illustrate the Islamic period in the city’s history.

Philippe Starck

Until 17 September. Pompidou Centre, Muelle Uno

‘Secret Drawings, 4,000 sketches unveiled’ is an exhibition of the artist’s works which give an insight into how his mind works when he is creating his art.

‘Lo Aparencia de lo real’

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.

Ahmad Ghoreishi

Until 17 September. Alfajar gallery, C/Císter

‘Expressions’ is the titile of this exhibition. by Ahmad Ghoreishi.

Bacon, Freud and the London School

Until 17 September. Picasso Museum

This exhibition is the result of an agreement between the Tate in London and the Picasso museum in Malaga. It features 90 works covering eighty years by renowned artists such as Freud, Bacon, Kossof, Ronald B. Kitaj, Michael Andrews, Euan Uglow and Paula Rego.

Santiago Ydáñez

Until 24 September, Centro de Arte Contempóraneo.

Santago Ydáñez, CAC Malaga.

Santago Ydáñez, CAC Malaga.

The exhibition ‘El Corazón Manda’, unites 50 works by Jaén artist, Santiago Ydáñez. They include paintings, objects and a taxidermy sculpture of a bull.

Incendiar el Velo

Until 30 September, August by appt.JM Galería.

A collective exhibition by Ana Teresa Ortega, Chema Cobo, Mario Espliego, Paula Rubio Infante, Simeón Saiz Ruiz and Tete Álvarez.

Relatos de Alma

Until 15 October, Centro de Arte Contempóraneo.

The first exhibition in Spain by Dutch artist, Danielle Van Zadelhoff. The photographs are influenced by the Renaissance paintings of artists such as Rembrandt, Caravaggio and Murillo.

Rincón de la Victoria

Jaime Díaz Rittwagen

Until 6 October. Sala de exposiciones de Bezmiliana, Avda Mediterráneo.

Malaga artist Jaime Rittwagen will be exhibiting around 32 paintings of towns and cities such as Malaga, Paris, London, Barcelona, Marbella and Geneva.


El Renacer de Jábega

Until 8 September. Town Hall.

A ‘jábega’ is a traditional rowing boat. The exhibition includes an example of one of these boats as well as photographs and trophies from the rowing clubs of Torremolinos.

Spain for you

Until 22 September. Palacio de Congresos.

The exhibition documents how Spain and the Costa del Sol were first promoted as a tourist destination. It includes artifacts and posters etc dating back to the 1930s up to present day.

Economistas en el arte

Until 22 September. Centro Cultural Pablo Ruiz Picasso.

Oils, watercolours, drawings, photographs and sculptures created by ten students at the Economics Faculty of Malaga University.


Patchwork and quilt exhibition

Until 11 September. Castillo Bil Bil. 10am-1pm 5-9pm.

A new patchwork association in Benalmádena are holding an exhibtion of art quilts and patchwork. Tickets will be on sale to win a blanket donated by one of the artists valued at 3,000 euros.

Proceeds to Cudeca Cancer Hospice.

La Belleza del Sur

Until 22 September. Centro de Exposiciones.

An exhibition of paintings, sculpture, video art, art installations and illustrations by around 30 international artists.


Blas Cano Molina

Until 16 October. Casa de Cultura Las Lagunas.

‘Trazos de Un Viaje’ is the title of the exhibition.

Photography exhibition

Until 11 September. Casa de la Cultura de La Cala.

The cultural centre is exhibiting the winning photographs of the photography competition.

Alhama de Granada

Arja Linteri

Until 15 September. Patio del Carmen.

An exhibition of art work by Finnish artist Arja Linteri. She also has an exhibition running until 16 July at the Galería del Carmen.


Contemporary artists

Until 3 September, Museo de Nerja.

Works by thirty five female artists in the collection owned by the Diputación de Málaga.


Galería Krabbe

Galería Krabbe, C/Rosario La Joaquín.

Martin Nybo, Krabbe Gallery

Martin Nybo, Krabbe Gallery

Until 2 September.

Works by a selection of artists including Fernando de la Rosa, Gert Mathiesen, Pamela Smillow, Yaiza García, Luise Haugen and introducing Danish guest artist Camilla West.

From 8 September until 21 October.

Weaving, paintings and ceramics by Grete Balle and Martin Nybo.

Castell de Ferro

Janna Fabian

Until 3 September, Sala de Exposiciones, Town Hall

Janna Fabian, Castell de Ferro

Janna Fabian, Castell de Ferro

An exhibition of colourful paintings by Janna Fabian.