Museo Reina Sofia
2013 Exhibitions: Heimo Zobernig (November 9 - April 15), María Blanchard (October 17- February 25)
The museum, named after Queen Sofia of Spain, focuses on Spanish art and features notable collections of works by the nation's greatest 20th century artists—Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. With goals of shifting the traditional museum format of one-way communication through simple aesthetic display of art, Museo Reina Sofia takes a few steps further in educating its visitors. Displays include documents, photographs, and other artwork that may provide useful supplementary information to the exhibited works, providing better historical context and understanding of the presented art. The space hopes to engage visitors in exhibitions, while challenging the consumerist values of society that have fragmented production throughout.