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"I am interested in contemporary art because it speaks to us of our times and of ourselves, because it creates and develops a language that can explain, in a new way, the world in which we happen to live and of which we often only brush the surface"

Helga de Alvear

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    Performing Nature

    Performing Nature is the first major anthological exhibition of the artist Carlos Bunga (Porto, Portugal, 1976) in Spain, offering the opportunity to delve into the complex and poetic work of the author.

    ESCRIBIR TODOS SUS NOMBRES (To Write Down All Their Names)

    An exhibition coproduced by PalaisPopulaire and Helga de Alvear Museum. Artworks created by artists from Helga de Alvear Collection compose this exhibition that documents an exciting but little-known chapter of contemporary art.


    The Helga de Alvear Museum offers specialized publications on the Collection. Check out the catalogs of temporary exhibitions and other academic publications.

    Artist Talk

    Thomas Hirschhorn at the Museum

    Can art be a tool? The Swiss artist Thomas Hirschhorn offers a tour of the installation currently on display at the Museum.