Museum Joaquin Peinado
Museum Joaquin Peinado Address: Plaza del Gigante, 29400 Ronda. More info
Joaquin Peinado, painter and Ronda born in 1898 holds his own museum situated in the heart of the old town of Ronda within a restored Arab monument called the Moctezuma Palace. Already at a young age, Peinado´s talent was remarked which led him to travel to the tremendous avant garde and art scene of Paris in the twenties where he soon settled. He became friends with Picasso and Frederico Garcia Lorca undoublty influencing his work.His artistic skills lead him towards an imnportant position into the Escuela de Paris as well as a nomination from UNESCO as a delegate of the Spanish Painters Section of the School of Paris.As an artist he alternates with abstract geometric experiments and he dears to highlight the importance of models, neo cubism and watercolouring.He passed away in Paris in 1975 just two years after his good friend Pablo.
There is a special room dedicated to another spanish painter called Jesús González de la Torre whose father was originally from Ronda. He dedicated several of his paintings to the city of Ronda where he was named “foster son” and also received his own street name. Furthermore there are rotating expos all year round, having hosted for instance one of Picasso´s ceramics or another about urban art.
Monday to Friday from 10.00 a 17.00 hours
Saturdays and holidays from 10.00 to 15.00
The museum is closed every Sunday and on 25 December, 1 and 6 January
SEPTEMBER 23,25,26 & 27 – CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE – SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE
Rates Single: 4.00.-€ / Groups: € Reduced: 2.00.-€ (students, over 65 years)
Free: Children under 14
Tuesday Afternoon: Free Entry
These rates include a visit to the permanent exhibition, the room “Inside Out. Iconografía femenina sin cuentos. Paula Vincenti” and the temporary exhibitions: “Lo Indaliano y su repercusión en la Plástica Contemporánea” and “Obra invitada: BARUJ SALINAS; Vertical Calligraphy, 1987”.