Private Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Tour
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Thyssen Bornemisza Museum with an Expert
20th Century Modernism
Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza
Important note 2021: Due to the reorganization of the route around the collections, temporarily some galleries will be closed. It is currently not affecting the overall tour, but it might be subject to change.
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.
Fatima is an art historian based in Madrid and whose research takes her back and forth to her native Mexico. She received her B.A. in art history, focusing on opera as a complex art form, and since then has worked in different fields within the arts. She has worked as a curator in New York for three years where she learned the intricacies of exhibiting artwork and the relationship between art and viewer. She has been an art history professor at different universities in Mexico City, offering lectures on Mexican and interdisciplinary art. She recently received a scholarship to study musicology at the Complutense University in Madrid, where she focuses her research on the artistic exchanges between Spain and the American continents during the Colonial Period. Based on a postcolonial perspective, her research gives her a unique view on the development of Spanish art.
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