July - August 2011
Javier Barón has been Head of Department of Nineteenth-Century Painting at the Prado Museum since 2003. He was Professor of History of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Oviedo (1991–2002). Exhibitions he has curated include Fortuny, Madrazo, Rico. The Leg Ramón de Errazu (2005); The Nineteenth Century in the Prado (2007–08) and Joaquín Sorolla (1863–1923) (2009), both with Dr. José Luis Díez; Turner and the Masters (2010), in collaboration with Tate Britain and Musée du Louvre; and The Genius of Renoir: The Clark Paintings (2010) with Richard Rand. At the Clark, he will work on the project, The Spanish Participation in the United States of America Exhibitions.