GOYA’S Visions

An essay by Dr Petra Kayser exploring the universality of Goya’s art.

An image of an etching by Goya in which a figure rest his head on a table, asleep. Surrounding him are beasts including bats and owls.

GOYA: Drawings from the Prado Museum

The world-exclusive exhibition Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum features more than 160 works on paper by Francisco Goya (1746–1828), celebrating the artist’s extraordinary imagination.


Goya’s Visions - By Dr. Petra Kayser

Explore the essay by Dr. Petra Kayser that looks into the universality of Goya’s art which lies in his pursuit of truth, making his observations of society and human nature as relevant today as they were in his own time.

The world-exclusive exhibition Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum features more than 160 works on paper by Francisco Goya (1746–1828), celebrating the artist’s extraordinary imagination.

Goya is considered to be one of the first truly modern artists.

In humorous observations, confronting depictions of violence, and surreal flights of fantasy, he presents a vision of humanity that had no equivalent in the art of his day.

Read the essay here

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