The Maxam Foundation has 17 years and sponsoring the Salon d’Automne that summons the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors and betting on a call in their latest editions are reaching very relevant figures thanks to the enormous prestige of the jury members convened for that purpose and above all, thanks to the high quality of the works presented, which have formed a pioneering and leading exhibitions in the Spanish art scene and is marking a calendar of November in recent years.
The Autumn Salon has always been the best showcase in which the visual and conceptual artists have marked the art trends of the moment, taking the pulse of a society open to the avant-garde and modernity. In fact, as anteroom Prize Reina Sofia and calls renowned comes to show a preview of the new concerns of the creators, names acquire a relevance that helps to boost her career, and do not hesitate to participate in the call oldest in Spain.
The Maxam Foundation is also the sponsor of scan job Historical Archive “Bernardino de Pantorba” that is holding the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors.
For our institution is an honor to have as Honorary Member with Maxam Foundation and José Fernando Sánchez-Junco Mans, President and CEO Maxam, who was also named Honorary Member, as with Rafael López-Sors González Manager of the Foundation Maxam, who picked up his accreditation as an honorary member at the opening ceremony of the 81 Salon d’Automne Manager. A list is now added Ana Rubio Pablos, who after overseeing the close collaboration between the two institutions, it will be named Honorary Member during the opening of this 83 edition.
From the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors also we want to recognize the hard work, dedication and love that Lucas Ferreira, Director of Communication of Maxam, has always maintained with our institution.
It is in the act of awards ceremony and opening of 83 Autumn Salon, which will take place on November 4 at the Casa de Vacas Madrid’s Parque del Buen Retiro, when the MAXAM Foundation will present the new work of his collection and image of the year 2017, its almanac known explosives, whose first edition dates back to 1900.
The MAXAM Foundation is a non-profit, which channels the patronage of MAXAM activities in the field of culture and especially in painting. In addition the organization’s mission, conservation and dissemination of heritage created by MAXAM since its foundation by Alfred Nobel in 1872. It also organizes activities aimed at promoting and achieving objectives of general interest in civic, social, educational, scientific, and research and technological development.
The Maxam Collection traces its beginnings to 1899, twenty seven years after the founding of the company. The purpose of these acquisitions was primarily advertising: promote the products of the company through a sign used as a calendar.
For these calendars always the same process was used: commission a prestigious painter, recognized by the public and critics, a work made specifically for the company, in order to be reproduced as almanac. Well over a hundred years that has formed a unique collection by its concept, theme and style, and have great names of Spanish painting of the XX and XXI centuries as Rafael Canogar, Eduardo Arroyo or Isabel Quintanilla have passed, among others.