Private Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Tour
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Thyssen Bornemisza Museum with an Expert
20th Century Modernism
Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza
FAQ About our Private Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Tour
The museum is entirely accessible to wheelchairs. Please contact us to discuss in more detail your mobility concerns so that we can best advise; we are also happy to design a private, customized tour for visitors with any concerns.
Andrea Van Houtven received her Ph.D. in art history at the University of Maryland. Her dissertation was on the relationship between art and humanism at the Spanish court in the early 17th century, which inevitably led her to Madrid. She has lived in Madrid for 12 years where she has been teaching art history and art-related courses at various universities and private centers. She also participates in special events at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.
Itziar Mesanza obtained her first degree in tourism in the Spanish city of Bilbao, famous for its wonderful Guggenheim Modern Art Museum. She continued her studies with a Masters in History and has been living and guiding in Madrid. Passionate about travel, Itziar lived in Dublin for one year and shares Spanish history and culture on specialized tours around Spain.
Professor Marta López Beriso is an active scholar and educator in the field of Art History. She teaches at various American universities in Madrid. She holds degrees in Art History and Arcaheology (B.A. Université de La Sorbonne-ParisIV), Arts and Culture Administration (M.A. Universidad de Barcelona), and is currently a PhD Candidate in History of Photography (Universidad Complutense de Madrid). Her publications include articles and papers published in catalogues, scholarly magazines and guides for the general public. She is also the founder and director of “Aulas de Arte”, a private non-profit organization, dedicated to educational services in museums, nationwide and internationally. She is the former Adjunct Director at the Esteban Vicente Contemporary Art Museum, Segovia, as well as Director of Education at Museo Picasso Málaga. Born and raised in Madrid, she has studied in Paris and also worked in New York at the beginning of her professional career, at MOMA. Back in Madrid she feels the city as a cosmopolitan insider. She knows both the historical and traditional Madrid she discovered with her mother and grand mother as well as the most contemporary and alternative side of the city.
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