Prado Museum Turns 200

January 8th, 2019

As it celebrates its 200th Birthday this year, Madrid’s Prado Museum and director Miguel Falomir Faus look back on the history and mandate of the institution this week in Art Newspaper, particularly in the years before it earned a degree of autonomy from the Spanish state. “The Prado was sometimes a weapon,” Falomir says, “used by one political party against the other”

Read more at Art Newspaper