Mark Whalen, CAC Malaga
Mark Whalen, CAC Malaga

Art exhibitions this autumn

  • The new season brings new art collections to the galleries and museums in Malaga


Udo Burkhardt

Ronda. Until 30 October. Cafe Blanco y Negro, C/Pozo.

An exhibition by German artist Udo Berkhardt.

Asunción Fernández Pardo

Estepona. Until 30 September. Casa de Las Tejerinas, Plaza de las Flores.

Emociones is the title of the exhibition of acrylic paintings by this artist.

Mesopotamian Art

Marbella. Museo Archeológico Municipal.

The exhibition consists of various pieces from different periods in the history of ancient Mesopotamia. The collection is owned by Estepona resident and French arquitect, Jacques Cavro.

Los Bravú

Arne Quinze, Puerto Banús

Arne Quinze, Puerto Banús

Marbella. Until 5 November. Galería Yusto Giner, C/Madera.

Los Bravú (Dea Gómez and Diego Omil) present their work for the first time at the Yusto / Giner gallery with ten canvases with classical mythology as the theme.

My Secret Garden

Puerto Banús. Until 16 January, 2022.

Belgian artist Arne Quinze is exhibiting a collection of his aluminium sculptures, inspired by nature, around the streets and port of Puerto Banús.

Nacho Hercuejo

Benahavís. Until 30 September. Centro Social.

Local man, José Ignacio Hernández, artistically known as Nacho Hercuejo, will be exhibiting a selection of his sculptures in the exhibition entitled Luz Y Ferro.

Bio Guitar exhibition

Alhaurín el Grande. Until October. Biblioteca Municipal de Alhaurín el Grande.

Malaga artist Pedro Aragón is exhibiting a collection of guitars made from recycled materials.

Centro Antonio Reyna Manescau

Coín. Online.

The Centro Antonio Reyna Manescau has opened its doors to the whole world by creating a virtual tour of its exhibition rooms. Find the link halfway down the page:

Esperanza Gomez-Carrera

Malaga. Until 26 September. Casa Amarilla.

Tiempos que me esperaban is the title of the first exhibition of the new season at Casa Amarilla. It consists of a colelction of collages, paintings and sculpture by Malaga artist Esperanza Gomez-Carrera.

Sala La Coracha

Malaga. Sala Coracha, behind the Museo del Patrimonio Municipal.

La Mirada Inconcreta. Until 3 October. Forty-two works by 17 artists which demonstrate the different movements and trends in art between 1987 and 2016. With works by Olafur Eliasson, Gabriel Orozco, Travis Somerville, Marina Abramovíc and Cindy Sherman among many others international artists.

Viajes Extraordinarios. Until 7 November. The exhibition is of over 80 works by Sebastián Navas. The works include oils, acrylics and traditional Chinese inks, completed on canvases and paper, depicting rural landscapes and human figures

Malaga Picasso Museum

Malaga. Museo Picasso Málaga, C/San Agustín.

It is possible to see works from the Meret Oppenheim exhibition in the museum on the website under ‘exposiciones digitales’.

Collection. Dialogues with Picasso. Collection 2020-2023 is formed by 120 works by the artist. These include the cubist sculpture Glass of Absinthe (1914) and the painting Susanna and the Elders (1955).

Hilando Diseño. An enormous tapestry mural of colourful squares created by over five hundred students in primary and secondary schools, art and college students as well as vunerable adults in care homes in Malaga

El paris de Brassaï.From 19 October the museum will be exhibiting a collection that not only concentrates on the photographer Brassaï but also reflects the topography of Paris in the 30’s and 40’s.

Picasso exchange. The MPM has made an exchange with the Musée National Picasso-Paris and will be able to exhibit the wood and oil paint sculpture Copa, Periódico y Dado that Pablo Picasso created in 1914. The museum is also exhibiting Bodegón con Cráneo, Puerros y Jarra which Picasso painted in 1945. It is on loan from the Fine Arts Museum in San Francisco. Both artworks are on display until February 2022.

Museum Picasso Casa Natal

Malaga. Until 25 October. Museo Casa Natal Picasso, Plaza de la Merced.

The museum has been through all its stored documents and photographs to create this new exhibition of Picasso’s connections with the literary world.

Museum Jorge Rando

Malaga. C/ Cruz del Molinillo.

The Jorge Rando museum is celebrating its seventh anniversary this year and has a special exhibition entitled Soldados by Jorge Rando and an exhibition of Chinese contemporary art.

Museo Revello de Toro

Malaga. Closed Mondays. C/Afligidos.

Félix Revello de Toro is a distinguished Malaga artist. Around 117 of his works are on display in the museum which regularly holds workshops and art classes for children and adults. The temporary exhibition is entitled Revelo y la Transición Española and consists of ten works completed between 1978 and 1997. More information call:952062069 or email:

Colección del Museo Ruso

Malaga. Edificio Tabacalera, Avda Sor Teresa Prat..

Russian Museum. Malaga.

Russian Museum. Malaga.

Temporary Exhibitions. Until 12 October. The two temporary exhibitions currently at the museum are Iván Konstantínovich Aivazovsky and the Russian sea painters which includes 26 of Aivazovsky’s own works and 13 of other famous seascape artists such as Konstantín Krugovijin, Aleksandr Dórogov, Alekséi Bogoliubov, Konstantín Istomin, Vasili Shujaev, Borís Yákovlev, Vasili Meshkov and Izraíl Lizak.

Annual Exhibition. Until 29 May 2022, the museum will be exhibiting 183 works entitled Guerra y Paz en el arte Ruso (War and Peace in Russian arte). Many leading artists with close ties to Russia formed an international school of battle painting. Among them were Gottfried Willewalde, Theodor Horschelt, Aleksandr Kotzebue, Adolph Charlemagne, Franz Roubaud and Rudolf Frenz, with Englishman George Dawe excelling in military portraiture. Sculptors Piotr Klodt and Yevgueni Lanceray also devoted themselves to this theme. The paintings weren’t limited to battles but also reflected the effect of war on every day living. The exhibition includes works on this theme by Kazimir Malévich, Sofia Dímshits-Tolstaia, Aleksandr Labás, Izrail Lizak and Yuri Jrzhanovski among others. Until 12 October there is another exhibition linked to the War and Peace exhibit called Lev Tolstói, it consists of 39 pieces including illustrations from his book his books as well as watercolours, photographs and sculptures.

1% Until May 2022. A joint project between Eryk Pall and David Burbano decorates the staircase at the entrance. The conceptual work represents the precarity of artists during the Covid crisis and how it has left many without the possibility of finding work.

Centro Pompidou

Malaga. Muelle Uno.

Some of the exhibitions are available to view on the website

From Miró to Barceló. The semi-permanent exhibition is entitled De Miró a Barceló. Un siglo de arte español. (A century of Spanish art). Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel were precursors of new ways of seeing and creating and their legacy still lives on. This chronological journey through a century of Spanish art shows that the generation of contemporary artists has kept alive the spirit of the avant-garde with extraordinary energy. This exhibition has been joined by the works of sculptor Julio González.

Photography exhibition / workshop. Families and children can play with light and shadow, textures and colours and learn how to interpret images. With a film of photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Pablo Capitán del Río. Located inside the cube is a sculpture by Pablo Capitán del Río representing the famous ‘elephant’s foot’ inside the reactor at Chernobyl: a radioactive mass created after the explosion and one of the most toxic on earth. Just a few minutes in its presence will bring certain death to any living organism. The sculpture, which can only be seen from a distance, symbolises that which inhibits life in all its forms.


Malaga. El Centro de Fotografía y Artes Visuales, C/Victoria.

Artist Eduardo Nave is exhibiting a series of images which takes the viewer on a journey around the world in an instant. His photographs demonstrate the clash between the environment and humanity.

Galería JM

Malaga. Duquesa de Parcent, 12.

Selva de Tiempo is the title of the current exhibition at the gallery by artist José Luís Valverde depicting the connection between the living and the dead. He says it was inspired by the sight of an enormous tree that had broken through stonework and was growing out of an old grave. There is also a collective exhibition called Panorama by artists such as Miki Leal, Alejandro Castillo and Chema Cobo among others.

Fundación Unicaja

Malaga. Centro Cultural Fundación Unicaja, Plaza del Obispo.

The XIV Certamen Fundación Unicaja de Artes Plásticas is a new exhibition of 35 works accquired by the Unicaja foundation.

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo


Cindy Sherman. Until 24 October. Cindy Sherman: an interview (1980-1981) is a short ten minute film in which the American photographer talks about the different aspects relating to her works, her creative process and inspiration.

Mark Whalen. Until 28 November. I Am Just Here is an exhibition of twenty aluminium sculptures and wall reliefs by the Australian artist Mark Whalen.

Michelangelo Pistoletto. Until 5 December. A retrospective exhibition of the works of Italian artist and sculptor, Michelangelo Pistoletto. The exhibition consists of thirty pieces including photographs, paintings and sculptures from over sixty years of his life.

Pasión II. Permanent collection. From the collection of Carmen Buqueras on permanent loan to the CAC.

Thyssen Museum

Malaga. 9.30 - 2.30pm. 7 - 9pm Tuesday to Friday. 9.30am - 9pm Saturday and Sunday. C/Compañía.

Past collections of the Thyssen museum can be viewed online at

Paul Strand. From 16 November until 6 March 2022. The exhibition includes over one hundred photos taken by the legendary New York photographer.

Catalan Masters.

Until 17 October. In honour of the many Catalan artists in the Thyssen collection there is an exhibtion of works by Martí Alsina, Fortuny, Meifrèn, Casas, Rusiñol, Canals, Anglada-Camarasa, Mir, Sunyer Togores, Clarà, Tàpies, Cuixart and Ponç among others.

Eugenio Chicano

Malaga. Palacio de Aduana, Museo de Málaga.

The new exhibition space in the Museo de Málaga is named after the artist Eugenio Chicano so it is fitting that it has been inaugurated with an exhibition of 52 of his works.

Javier Garcerá

Malaga Until 16 October. Galería Isabel Hurley.

Y En Mi Jardín is an exhibition by Valencian artist Javier Garcerá. Each of the works are made from silk using techniques that, depending on where one stands, invite you to view the works from different perspectives.

Presencias 51

Malaga. Espacio Expositivo Pacífico 54. C/Pacífico.

The Asociación de Artistas Plásticas de Málaga (APLAMA) celebrate 25 years this year with a collective exhibition. Open daily 9am - 2pm.

La Huella de Manolo Prieto

Malaga. Museo de Patrimonio Municipal (MUPAM).

The life works of the designer Manolo Prieto, creator of the famous Osborne Bull, are on show at this exhibition in MUPAM which is open 10am - 6pm. Free entry.

Museo Revello de Toro

Malaga. Closed Mondays. C/Afligidos.

Félix Revello de Toro is a distinguished Malaga artist. Around 117 of his works are on display in the museum which regularly holds workshops and art classes for children and adults. More information call:952062069 or email:

Paisajes Cotidianos

Malaga. Espacio Cero, Contenedor Cultural, Universitario de Málaga.

British mother and son, Magaret Harris and Timsam Harding are exhibiting a selection of their works entitled Paisajes cotidianos (everyday views) while the father and husband, sculptor Robert Harding, has an exhibition in the garden of El Contenedor.

Galería Benedito

Sempiterno, Malaga

Sempiterno, Malaga

Malaga. Calle Niño de Guevara.

The current exhibition of works by Juan Tenorio consists of a series of landscapes of New York and London full of colour and movement. They can be viewed as well as other art works on the gallery web site:

Fundación Unicaja

Malaga. Centro Cultural Fundación Unicaja, Plaza del Obispo.

The XIV Certamen Fundación Unicaja de Artes Plásticas is a new exhibition of 35 works acquired by the Unicaja Foundation.

Robert Harding, Shinto

Malaga. Estudio de Ignacio del Río, C/San Lorenzo

Around half a dozen of Harding’s creations are included in the exhibition which demonstrates this artist’s ability to combine industrial and natural elements in dynamic sculptures.


Malaga. Until 8 October. Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País.

Twenty-four students from the Escuela de Arte San Telmo are exhibiting their photography projects.

Oliver H

Malaga. From 2 October until 22 November. Alfajar Sala, C/ Císter, 1

Flashback is an exhibition of photographs that capture light and silence.

Carlos Canal

Carlos Canal, Malaga

Carlos Canal, Malaga

Malaga. Until 24 October. Salas Mingorance, Archivo Municipal.

The exhibition, Tombés. El rastro de los ausentes, is a collection of photographs, video and natural elements which reflect the anguish and devastation surrounding The Great War, the deaths, the war and the deforestation.

La Vuelta a Ítaca de María Zambrano

Vélez-Málaga. Until 2 November. Palacio del Marqués de Beniel y Centro de Estudios de El Exilio.

The exhibition consists of over fifty pieces including photos, sculpture, ceramics, furniture, paintings and personal effects of María Zambrano, essayist and philosopher, who was born in the town.

Anarquía geométrica

Rincón de la Victoria. Until 17 September. Casa Fuerte de la Bezmiliana.

José Luis Gutiérrez Repullo ‘Chico Repullo’ is holding a retrospective exhibition of pieces from two of his collections.

Francisco Martín Molina

Nerja. Monday to Saturday 10.30am - 2.30pm. C/Pintada 27.

The exhibition of art by Francisco Martín Molina is now open to the public. More information on Facebook: Exposición Francisco Martín, Calle Pintada.

Coby Bloemsma

El Morche. From 24 September until 20 October. Bio Beach Club.

Coby Bloemsma, El Morche.

Coby Bloemsma, El Morche.

Botticelli's Venus in a map dress with plastic wings or Klimt’s Judith hovering above a city are just two examples of the exhibition entitled The Collage Collection by Torrox based artist Coby Bloemsma.

Arte y Salud

Nerja. Permanent exhibition on the lower floor of the Hospital Comarcal de la Axarquía.

The ground floor of the hospital is exhibiting works by members of the day centre of the Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Integración Social de Personas con Enfermedad Mental (FAISEM).

Esteban D’Azúa

Vélez-Málaga. Until 31 October. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo

Un Mundo Nuevo. El límite fotogénico de una pandemia is an exhibition of photographs that reflects the often difficult story behind each person in the image during the pandemic.

José Cabreras Alaminos

Almuñécar. Until 24 September. La Galería, C/Vélez.

An exhibition of watercolours and oils by local artist José Cabrera Alaminos.

Photography Exhibition

Almuñécar. Until 30 September. Sala Rowland Fade, Casa de la Cultura.

Photographer Frits Hermann Solvang is displaying some of his photos in an exhibition entitled Nubes.

La Fabrica

Lanjarón. C/ Hondillo 119.

The Artists’ Network Alpujarra (ANA)have two exhibitions at La Fabrica:

Gareth Lister Trees in a Landscape. Until 26 September.

Collective Exhibition La Alpujarra: El Viaje. Until 31 October.