CLIFFORD. VISTAS DEL MADRID DE ISABEL II (CLIFFORD. VIEWS OF ISABEL II’S MADRID)

PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iNTYwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjMxNSIgc3JjPSJodHRwczovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS9lbWJlZC80dkhMQkc3V3JTayIgdGl0bGU9IllvdVR1YmUgdmlkZW8gcGxheWVyIiBmcmFtZWJvcmRlcj0iMCIgYWxsb3c9ImFjY2VsZXJvbWV0ZXI7IGF1dG9wbGF5OyBjbGlwYm9hcmQtd3JpdGU7IGVuY3J5cHRlZC1tZWRpYTsgZ3lyb3Njb3BlOyBwaWN0dXJlLWluLXBpY3R1cmUiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj48L2lmcmFtZT4=

Fundación Canal is pleased to present Clifford. Vistas del Madrid de Isabel II (Clifford. Views of Isabel II’s Madrid), an exhibition featuring the work of a photography pioneer. It consists of a selection of almost one hundred images structured into four sections: Los placeres de la fotografía (The Pleasures of Photography), El viejo y el nuevo Madrid (Old and New Madrid), Al servicio de la monarquía (At the Service of the Monarchy), and La construcción del Canal de Isabel II: una obra digna de romanos (The Construction of the Isabel II Canal: A Work Worthy of the Romans). The exhibition shows Madrid before the arrival of water, a Madrid very different from the one we know today. The most ambitious engineering feat of the time, which arrived with almost a century’s delay, opened the city’s door to modernity.

This exhibition, held for the 170th anniversary of creation of the Canal of Isabel II, boasts important loans from National Heritage, the National Library, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, and other prestigious institutions. They reveal an undiscovered mid-19th century Madrid, as well as one of the features by Clifford on great public works at the time. Specifically, construction of the Canal of Isabel II and water supply to Madrid.

In turn, this exhibition is also a journey through the evolution of photography technique and its early history in Spain under one of its pioneers.

Ampliar información Cerrar

IMAGE GALLERY

VIRTUAL TOUR

Dive into a virtual experience and don’t miss out on a single detail from the exhibition Clifford. Vistas del Madrid de Isabel II (Clifford. Views of Isabel II’s Madrid). Move about the room, get close to each image, and read the explanatory texts to enjoy the exhibition from the location of your choice.

CURATOR-GUIDED TOUR

Javier Ortiz-Echagüe, curator of “Clifford. Vistas del Madrid de Isabel II (Clifford. Views of Isabel II’s Madrid)” takes us on this guided tour of the exhibition. A trip back in time, to mid-19th century Madrid, through images taken by photography pioneer Charles Clifford.

PRESS AREA

Tickets
Free entry
Date
03/11/2021 - 13/02/2022
Hours

Weekdays and bank holidays: from 11:00 to 14:30 and from 15:30 to 20:00.
Wednesdays: from 11:00 to 14:30.

Publication

You may purchase the exhibition catalogue here

YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED

EXHIBITIONS

AL DESCUBIERTO. Obras seleccionadas de The Howard Greenberg Gallery (Discovered. Select works from The Howard Greenberg Gallery)

Fundación Canal is pleased to introduce the exhibition “Al descubierto. Obras seleccionadas de The Howard Greenberg Gallery (Discovered. Select Works from The Howard Greenberg Gallery).” This collection shows a fascinating selection of 111 photographs from one of the world’s leading photography archives, The Howard Greenberg Gallery (New York). This exhibition...
+ INFO

FORUMS AND TALKS

AWARENESS CONFERENCES

All Fundación Canal's exhibitions are complemented with a series of conferences showcasing a relaxed chat with guests. This helps the public to delve into and increase their knowledge of each exhibition.
+ INFO

MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS

CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

Performed by soloists from the Orchestra and Choir of the Community of Madrid (ORCAM), concerts in the Fundación Canal Chamber Music Series boast stellar programmes, bringing traditional classical and contemporary music together, along with instrumental diversity and a variety of musical styles.
+ INFO