Goya exhibition closing soon at Pera Museum
The “Goya: Witness of His Time – Engravings and Paintings” exhibition at the Pera Museum is entering its last week.
The works by Francisco de Goya, who was known as one of the most unique artists in European painting and a pioneer of modern painting, are being exhibited for a Turkish audience for the first time at the present show, which ends July 29. Curated by Marisa Oropesa and Maria Toral, the exhibition consists of works from Spain and Italy’s leading museums and private collections.
The exhibition unites Goya’s various oil paintings and engraving series - “Caprichos,” “Disasters of War,” “Tauromaquia,” “Proverbs or Follies” - that bear witness to a turbulent period in Spain and Europe from an artist who is recognized as one of the best narrators of darkness