Lectures 'Jackson Pollock's Mural. Energy made visible'

April 21June 30, 2016

Professionals in the history of art, restoration and conservation, and artistic creation

Within the context of the exhibition Jackson Pollock’s Mural. Energy Made Visible, MPM organized a series of talks featuring guest speakers from the realms of art history, restoration, conservation and practice, along with a film screening. They examined and discussed the work of Jackson Pollock, his commission for Peggy Guggenheim and Abstract Expressionism, as well as the complex restoration processes of both Guernica and Mural.

Wednesday 4th May, 7pm.

Screening of the documentary No escribiré arte con mayúscula, on the artist Isidoro Valcárcel Medina. 2014. 110mn. Directed by Miguel Álvarez-Fernández and Luis Deltell.

Post-screening talk with the directors of the documentary. Moderated by Alfredo Viñas. Isidoro Valcárcel Medina. Artist. Miguel Álvarez Fernández. Director. Luis Deltell. Director Free entry

The audio of the talk is available here:

Wednesday 22nd June, 7pm * Talk: The restoration of Jackson Pollock’s Mural. Yvonne Szafran. Head of Paintings Conservation. J. Paul Getty Museum. Lecture in English

Talk: A study on the state of conservation of Guernica. Jorge García Gómez-Tejedor. Head of Conservation and Restoration. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.

The audio of the talks is available here:

Download the leaflet (in Spanish).


April 21, 2016

June 30, 2016


Free admission with preference for registered people


7 pm


According to the program