Closing soon: México 1900–1950 (Dallas)

  México 1900–1950 Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, José Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde Dallas Museum of Art 12 March  – 16 July, 2017 Major exhibition exploring 50 years of Mexican modern art. Following its showing at the Grand Palais, Paris, this is the exhibition’s only US venue. The result of a combined cultural endeavour between MexicoContinue reading “Closing soon: México 1900–1950 (Dallas)”

Closing soon: Picasso and Naples: Parade

Picasso and Naples: Parade Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, and the Antiquarium, Pompeii 8 April-10 July 2017 Exhibition across two venues celebrating the centennial of Picasso’s trip to Italy in 1917. The artist arrived in Rome on February 18, 1917, in the company of Jean Cocteau, with whom he was working on the designs for Parade, aContinue reading “Closing soon: Picasso and Naples: Parade”

Closing soon: Picasso Primitif (Paris)

  Picasso Primitif Musée de Quai Branly, Paris 28 March – 23 July 2017 As evidenced by the exhibition’s documents, letters, objects and photographs, Picasso’s personal collection of the arts of Africa, Oceania, the Americas and Asia accompanied him in his moves from one studio to the next. The aim is not to show anyContinue reading “Closing soon: Picasso Primitif (Paris)”

Leonora Carrington at Edge Hill University (Ormskirk)

  LEONORA CARRINGTON CENTENARY SYMPOSIUM 30 JUNE 2017 EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY (Ormskirk) Considered a ‘national treasure’ in her adopted country of Mexico, Leonora, whose background was strongly Irish, was originally from Clayton Le Woods, Chorley, Lancashire. Symposium speakers, artists, film makers, writers, curators and academics at the symposium will celebrate her in her home setting.Continue reading “Leonora Carrington at Edge Hill University (Ormskirk)”

Velázquez Portrait of Philip III (Prado)

Velázquez: Portrait of Philip III Museo Nacional del Prado, Room 24 Villanueva Building, Room 24 6 June – 29 October 2017 On display for the first time in the Museum’s galleries is the Portrait of Philip III by Velázquez, a work donated by William B. Jordan to the American Friends of the Prado Museum, which has cededContinue reading “Velázquez Portrait of Philip III (Prado)”

Two exhibitions, Picasso Museum, Málaga

Fundacion Picasso Museo Picasso – Casa Natal, Málaga 16 March – 11 June 2017 Two exhibitions: A total of 88 works by 49 artist contemporaries of Picasso, including Rafael Barradas, Francisco Bores, Chillida, Dalí, Gris, Maruja Mallo, and Moreno Villa, on display in two exhibitions: Arte recuperado (1916-1957): La modernidad española en la ACAC (AsociaciónContinue reading “Two exhibitions, Picasso Museum, Málaga”

New Publication: Roma Hispánica, by Pablo González Tornel

Pablo González Tornel (Universitat Jaume I, Castellon) Roma Hispánica. Cultura festiva española en la capital del Barroco Madrid: Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica (CEEH), 2017 ISBN 9788415245582 392 pp, 130 colour, pb. 33.66€ + VAT A study of the canonisations, religious festivals, political celebrations and royal funerals commemorated by the Spanish community in Rome fromContinue reading “New Publication: Roma Hispánica, by Pablo González Tornel”

Light and Lighting in al-­Andalus. Tom Nickson at the Khalili Research Centre, Oxford

THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC WEST RESEARCH SEMINAR Dr Tom Nickson (London, Courtauld Institute) ‘Light and Lighting in al-­Andalus’ Tuesday, 16 May 2017 2 PM Khalili Research Centre, University of Oxford 3 St John Street, Oxford, OX1 2LG Lecture Room 3 Audience: Members of the University only Booking not required

Hebrew scribes and manuscripts in Egypt, Spain and Northern France (London, 24 May 2017)

John Coffin Memorial Annual Palaeography Lecture 2017 Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, FBA Professor of Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic Manuscript Studies, École Pratique des Hautes Études (Sorbonne), Paris Crossing palaeographical borders: bi-alphabetical Hebrew scribes and manuscripts in Egypt, Spain and Northern France (11th to 15th centuries) Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2017 Time: 18:00–20:00 Venue: Senate House, Malet Street,Continue reading “Hebrew scribes and manuscripts in Egypt, Spain and Northern France (London, 24 May 2017)”