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Spanish Masters Goya*Picasso* Dali @ Muzeo in Anaheim & dinner @ Lindo Michoacan

Overview:At 2 pm we will visit the Spanish Masters Exhibit at the MUZEO at 241 S. Anaheim Blvd. in Anaheim followed by dinner at 4:30 pm at Lindo Michoacan 2 at 327 S Anaheim Blvd (1 block from the museum).

Important:

Please answer the question as to if you will joining us for dinner.

The Exhibit:

This exhibit features :

  • Forty rare “before steel facing” etchings by the 20th century master, Pablo Picasso. The Picasso engravings in the exhibition were done between 1966 and 1971 are rare “before steel facing” proofs. They are early proofs printed long before their respective editions were pulled, and are richer in contrast than the regular editions. They were kept by Picasso for his personal collection in the course of creating his 60, 156 and 347 Series.  The breadth and depth of Picasso’s expression in these etchings is representative of his importance as the preeminent 20th century master.
  • An early first edition of Los Caprichos, a set of eighty etchings by Spanish artist Francisco de Goya y Lucientes published in 1799. It is one of the most influential series of graphic images in the history of Western art.  Enigmatic and controversial, Los Caprichos was created in a time of social repression and economic crisis in Spain. Influenced by Enlightenment thinking, Goya set out to analyze the human condition and denounce social abuses and superstitions. Los Caprichos was his passionate declaration that the chains of social backwardness had to be broken if humanity was to advance. The series attests to the artist's political liberalism and to his revulsion at ignorance and intellectual oppression, mirroring his ambivalence toward authority and the church. Los Caprichos deals with such themes as the Spanish Inquisition, the corruption of the church and the nobility, witchcraft, child rearing, avarice, and the frivolity of young women. Its subhuman cast includes goblins, monks, aristocrats, procuresses, prostitutes, and animals acting like human fools; these personages populate a world on the margins of reason, where no clear boundaries distinguish reality from fantasy.

Docent Tour:

Public docent tour at 3 P.M. (about 45 minutes).

The Museum:

The MUZEO is a center for arts, knowledge, entertainment and culture which features a variety of changing exhibitions, special events, lectures, classes and weekend festivals. The 25,000 square foot complex encompasses Anaheim’s original Carnegie Library (built in 1908) and a new state-of-the art gallery space which has been integrated into an urban setting of connecting courtyards, apartment loft living and street-level retail outlets.

Tickets:

Tickets for museum admission and the exhibit are Adults $13 and children $9.

On line ticket purchase at http://www.eventbee.com/v/muzeoanaheim/event?eid=876639314 for Adults $11 and children $7.

Parking:

Free parking with validation from the MUZEO is available at the Center Street Promenade parking structure at 153 Center Street Promenade.

The Restaurant:

At 4:30 we will have dinner after at Lindo Michoacan 2  at 327 S Anaheim Blvd.

Lindo Michoacan 2 gets very good reviews for reasonably priced mexican food.

See the Yelp reviews at http://www.yelp.com/biz/lindo-michoacan-2-anaheim

PARKING:

Free parking in their lot.

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  • David

    Glad I came. Thanks for organizing this, John. The restaurant was far too noisy, but I'm pleased with the size of the turnout.

    November 26, 2012

  • Jonna R.

    John is a great organizer. I love his choice of family owned restaurants.

    November 25, 2012

  • John B.

    Very good exhibit. The tour docent was very knowledgeable and effective in her presentation..

    November 25, 2012

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