CFP: Early Modern Hybridity and Globalization: Artistic and Architectural Exchange in the Iberian World

CFP: Early Modern Hybridity and Globalization: Artistic and Architectural Exchange in the Iberian World,  Renaissance Society of America conference, Berlin 2015 Scholarship has accepted “hybridity” as a term referring to cultural cross-fertilization in the early modern globalized society. This panel will examine ideas of exchange in artistic and architectural design in the Iberian world ofContinue reading “CFP: Early Modern Hybridity and Globalization: Artistic and Architectural Exchange in the Iberian World”

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships for the Santiago Cathedral Project: Deadline, 6 June 2014

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships for the Santiago Cathedral Project The Complutense Foundation and the Barrié Foundation, in collaboration with the Santiago Cathedral Foundation, the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard and the Spanish Cultural Heritage Institute (IPCE), are pleased to announce a program of fellowships, generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to support researchContinue reading “Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships for the Santiago Cathedral Project: Deadline, 6 June 2014”

Frida Kahlo, Rome

Frida Kahlo, Scudiere del Quirinale, Rome, 20 March – 13 July 2014. Exhibition incorporating major paintings by Kahlo alongside photographs of the artist (taken mainly in the 1940s) and focussing especially on the theme of ‘self-depiction’ both in the form of traditional self-portraits and in the development of the Kahlo iconography and ‘legend’. Both theContinue reading “Frida Kahlo, Rome”

America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013, Paris and Puebla

America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013. Shown first at the Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, 19 November 2013 – 6 April 2014 this exhibition moves to the Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, 14 June – 29 September 2014. Brings together works by 70 artists from eleven countries, ranging from documentary photographers to contemporary artists who manipulate/modify theContinue reading “America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013, Paris and Puebla”

Sorolla, Dallas, San Diego and Madrid

Sorolla and America, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 13 December 2013 – 19 April 2014; touring to San Diego Museum of Art, 30 May – 26 August and finally Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid, 23 September 2014 – 11 January 2015. Exhibition curated by the artist’s great-grandaughter Blanca Pons-Sorolla , presenting over 100 paintings, oil sketchesContinue reading “Sorolla, Dallas, San Diego and Madrid”

Miró, Madrid, Seattle and Duke University, N. Carolina

Miró: the Experience of Seeing, having opened at the Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid in late 2013-January 2014, now in Seattle Art Museum 13 February– 25 May 2014; then to the Nasher Art Museum, Duke University, North Carolina 14 September 2014 – 22 February 2015. Drawn entirely from the Reina Sofia’s collections it focuses on 50+Continue reading “Miró, Madrid, Seattle and Duke University, N. Carolina”

Frida Kahlo, Long Beach, California

Frida Kahlo: Her Photos, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California, 15 March – 8 June 2014. Selection made by leading Mexican photographer and historian Pablo Ortiz Monasterio, of some 257 photographs from the extensive archive (6,500 items) held in the Blue House in Mexico City. Both Kahlo’s father and maternal grandmother were professionalContinue reading “Frida Kahlo, Long Beach, California”

Robert Henri, San Diego

Spanish Sojourns: Robert Henri (1865-1929) and the Spirit of Spain, San Diego Museum of Art, California, 29 March – 9 September 2014; and touring to Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, 2014-2015. The first exhibition devoted to the Spanish paintings by Henri, one of America’s ‘Ashcan School’ of artists, who travelled around Spain seven times betweenContinue reading “Robert Henri, San Diego”

Goya, Nashville

Goya: the Disasters of War, Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, 28 February – 8 June 2014. Exhibition of the full series of 81 prints from the first published edition. Curated by Janis Tomlinson, Director of University Museums at the University of Delaware, it puts forward new research and reorders the series reviving Goya’sContinue reading “Goya, Nashville”

Visions and Nightmares: Four Centuries of Spanish Drawings, New York

Visions and Nightmares: Four Centuries of Spanish Drawings, Morgan Library, New York, 17 January – 11 May 2014. The first exhibition of Spanish drawings from the Morgan’s collection showing more than 20 sheets featuring works by Ribera, Murillo, Goya as well as Vicente Carducho, Alonso Cano and Eugenio Lucas and recently acquired drawings by JuanContinue reading “Visions and Nightmares: Four Centuries of Spanish Drawings, New York”