Madrid Tourist Guides offers an exciting private tour through Reina Sofia Museum highlights. The Reina Sofia Museum has a great collection in paintings contemporary art, mainly of Spanish contemporary abstract artists. It was rebuilt at the site of an old hospital dating from 1788, converted into a museum of modern art in 1990, and an extension by Jean Nouvel, inaugurated in 2005. To the former hospital, 3 spectacular glass and steel elevator towers were added, designed by Ian Ritchie and Ove Arup & partners. In the courtyard of the Nouvel building, the brush-stroke sculpture by Roy Lichtenstein stands out proudly.
Reina Sofia Museum has some 30,000 works of modern art including paintings, sculptures, photographs and films. Our private tour through the Reina Sofia museum famous paintings begins with a meticulous analysis of The Guernica masterpiece and continues with a selection of excellent Spanish expressionist painters, including Dalí, Miró and other relevant surrealist painters, of course also the cubism of Picasso and Juan Gris and ends with the most conspicuous painters of the second half of the 20th century such as Guerrero, Millares, Saura, Palazuelo, Arroyo and many more.
This tour entertainingly explains the genius of the different Spanish painters through the modern era and the works they created in an environment of many political and social conflicts. The warm atmosphere achieved by the architects responsible for the inauguration of the Reina Sofía, so conducive to a pleasant stroll through the different installations, gives our tour a pleasant feeling of maximum artistic enjoyment.
Of course, our well-documented explanation of the Guernica by Picasso is the main attraction of the tour, but the diversity and extent of the exhibited works facilitate an optimal adaptation to the tastes, needs and desires of our customers.