EXHIBITION: ‘Creating a National Collection’ (28 May – 4 September 2021), Southampton City Art Gallery

‘Creating a National Collection: The Partnership between Southampton City Art Gallery and the National Gallery‘ explores, for the first time, Southampton’s 92-year partnership with the National Gallery and the role London played in the evolution of Southampton’s collection. It will see loans from the National Gallery alongside works acquired by Southampton as part of the partnership. Continue reading “EXHIBITION: ‘Creating a National Collection’ (28 May – 4 September 2021), Southampton City Art Gallery”

Emerging Researchers Online Symposium: New Themes and Ideas in Studies of Iberian and Latin American Art and Visual Culture, 5 – 6 July 2021

For the full program, please click here Booking is essential, please click here to register On 5 and 6 July the Zurbarán Centre will host a two-day student-led symposium showcasing innovative doctoral research in Iberian and Latin American art and visual culture.  The presentations explore a wide variety of topics across all periods from theContinue reading “Emerging Researchers Online Symposium: New Themes and Ideas in Studies of Iberian and Latin American Art and Visual Culture, 5 – 6 July 2021”

Meadows Museum Announces Fall Exhibitions

Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Traje, 19 September – 9 January Rather than focus on a particular artist, Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Traje will for the first time pair works in the Meadows collection with representative examples of the historic dress depicted to shed new lightContinue reading “Meadows Museum Announces Fall Exhibitions”

CFP: The Presence of America in Madrid: Art, Images and Material Culture in Transit

International Conference Organized by: AmerMad Project in collaboration with the Royal Academy of San Fernando, Madrid Directors: Luisa Elena Alcalá and Benito Navarrete Prieto Dates: 3-4 (or 10-11) February 2022 (exacts dates to be confirmed) Place: Real Academia de San Fernando, Madrid Organized within the context of the research project AmerMad (America in Madrid. InterconnectedContinue reading “CFP: The Presence of America in Madrid: Art, Images and Material Culture in Transit”

CFP: Latin American Art and Social Resistance in the Global/Glocal Perspective, deadline 30 July 2021

Online Panel The Art Association of Australia & New Zealand (AAANZ) I M P A C T 8-10 DecemberThe University of Sydney Deadline 30 July 2021. The theme of this session is art and social resistance in Latin America and Caribbean in the era of post colonialism and global/glocal perspective. We will therefore look at LatinContinue reading “CFP: Latin American Art and Social Resistance in the Global/Glocal Perspective, deadline 30 July 2021”

TONIGHT: Re-Visiting Museums: From the Louvre to the Hispanic Society Museum & Library in New York, 5pm

Join the Hispanic Society Museum & Library Director & CEO, Guillaume Kientz, and Lionel Sauvage, philanthropist and 18th Century French art collector for a conversation organized by the American Friends of the Louvre and the National Arts Club. Together, they will discuss Mr. Kientz’s commitment to reimagining museums from the Louvre to the HSM&L, highlighting theContinue reading “TONIGHT: Re-Visiting Museums: From the Louvre to the Hispanic Society Museum & Library in New York, 5pm”

New Publication: Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new book by ARTES committee member, Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire (Penn State University Press) From the publisher: Philip II of Spain was a major patron of the arts, best known for his magnificent palace and royal mausoleum at theContinue reading “New Publication: Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire”

Online Talk: Learning @ Lunch with the Meadows Museum, SMU – Akemi Herráez Vossbrink, ‘A Spanish Artist Active in Mexico’, 25 May 2021, 6:15pm London (12:15 Dallas)

Join Akemi Herráez Vossbrink, Center for Spain in America (CSA) Curatorial Fellow at the Meadows Museum, to explore Alonso López de Herrera’s double-sided copper, Saint Thomas Aquinas [recto] and Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata, 1639. Please click here to register

‘The Conquest of Mexico and the most noble and loyal Mexico City’ (c. 1675-92), a Viceregal biombo (painted screen) on display at the Prado

On display at the Museo Nacional del Prado (Room 16) until 26 September 2021 under the title of The Invited Work is a masterpiece of Viceregal art, a painted screen or biombo from a private Madrid collection, showing The Conquest of Mexico and the most noble and loyal Mexico City (c. 1675-92). On one sideContinue reading “‘The Conquest of Mexico and the most noble and loyal Mexico City’ (c. 1675-92), a Viceregal biombo (painted screen) on display at the Prado”

Goya’s ‘Aníbal vencedor, que por primera vez mira Italia desde los Alpes’ (Hannibal victorious, who for the first time looks at Italy from the Alps) donated to the Prado by the Fundación Amigos Museo del Prado

Please click here to see a video of Miguel Falomir, director of the Museo del Prado, and Nuria de Miguel, directory of the Fundación Amigos Museo del Prado, discussing the donation (in Spanish) Please click here for more information about the significance of this donation