TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series begins with a talk on the Factum Foundation at the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland: Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality, 6pm BST

Join us tonight for the first talk in our ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre 2021 Autumn Seminar Series Adam Lowe and Charlotte Skene Catling: In Ictu Oculi – In the Blink of an Eye. Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality The seminar introduces the innovative exhibition display curated by the Madrid-based Factum Foundation and Skene CatlingContinue reading “TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series begins with a talk on the Factum Foundation at the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland: Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality, 6pm BST”

2021 ICMA Forsyth Lecture Online: Julia Perratore, Assistant Curator, The Met Cloisters, ‘Representing Medieval Spain at The Met Cloisters’, Thursday, 14 October 14, 1-2 PM CT / 2-3 PM ET / 7-8 PM BST

Please click here to register. Communities of Christians, Muslims, and Jews lived side by side in Spain for centuries, creating vibrant artistic traditions that often intersected. At The Met Cloisters, however, interactions between faiths in the medieval Iberian Peninsula have not always been visible. In the Forsyth lecture, Julia Perratore, Assistant Curator of Medieval Art,Continue reading “2021 ICMA Forsyth Lecture Online: Julia Perratore, Assistant Curator, The Met Cloisters, ‘Representing Medieval Spain at The Met Cloisters’, Thursday, 14 October 14, 1-2 PM CT / 2-3 PM ET / 7-8 PM BST”

The ICOM-ICDAD 2021 Virtual Conference, ‘Revivals’, is open for registration

Please see the conference’s Eventbrite page to register. Attendance is open to anyone regardless of ICDAD membership, but we urge attendees to join ICDAD to enjoy the full benefits of membership.  Please note: when you register, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a Zoom link that is valid for all three days ofContinue reading “The ICOM-ICDAD 2021 Virtual Conference, ‘Revivals’, is open for registration”

TOMORROW: Webinar – Jesús Porres (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid), ‘De Sevilla a Edimburgo: genesis y recorrido de La Vieja Friendo Huevos’, organised by the Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh, 11 October, 5pm

The “Old Woman Frying Eggs”, Diego Velázquez’s masterpiece, can be admired at the Scottish National Gallery. It is one of those unmistakable Spanish-Scottish connections we like to revisit through our online cultural seminars. Professor Jesús Ángel Porres, from Rey Juan Carlos University, will tell us about the artistic environment in Seville at the beginning ofContinue reading “TOMORROW: Webinar – Jesús Porres (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid), ‘De Sevilla a Edimburgo: genesis y recorrido de La Vieja Friendo Huevos’, organised by the Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh, 11 October, 5pm”

Meadows Museum Virtual Events Fall 2021

The Meadows Museum, Dallas is hosting a series of online events this fall, open to all and accessible from around the world. NB the time zone for the events. FURTHER AFIELD VIRTUAL TALK: Incarnating Black Sanctity: Fleshtones and “Lifelikeness” in Baroque Spanish Sculpture  Erin Rowe, associate professor of history, Johns Hopkins University  OCTOBER 5 |Continue reading “Meadows Museum Virtual Events Fall 2021”

CFP: ‘Crafting Medieval Spain: the Torrijos ceilings in context,’ session at the 2022 Association for Art History Annual conference, deadline 1 November 2021

This session will explore the legacy of Islamic art in Europe through its medieval ceilings, many of which are dispersed as architectural fragments in contemporary museums. It will focus on the case study of the Torrijos ceilings, four monumental wooden ceilings that were commissioned in the 1490s by a couple close to the Catholic Monarchs,Continue reading “CFP: ‘Crafting Medieval Spain: the Torrijos ceilings in context,’ session at the 2022 Association for Art History Annual conference, deadline 1 November 2021”

Luisa Roldán – Online Discussion and Book Launch – Holly Trusted explores, with author Catherine Hall-van den Elsen, the life and works of this celebrated sculptor of the Spanish Golden Age, 20 October 2021

Virtual Lecture: Spanish Golden Age Masters in American Collections, Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Milwaukee Art Museum, 30 September, 6pm UK time

Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Meadows Museum Center for Spain in America (CSA) Curatorial Fellow and ARTES member, will deliver a virtual lecture this Thursday for the Milwaukee Art Museum titled ‘Spanish Golden Age Masters in American Collections’, which focuses on works by Francisco de Zurbarán and Bartolomé Esteban Murillo For more information and to register,Continue reading “Virtual Lecture: Spanish Golden Age Masters in American Collections, Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Milwaukee Art Museum, 30 September, 6pm UK time”

ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Material Culture of the Arab/Berber Conquest: Excavations at the fortress of Zorita Castle and Surveying the Museums of the thaghr al-awsaṭ, Sarah Slingluff (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh)

Covid-19 threw a wrench in so many projects, including my planned trip the summer of 2020 to Zorita Castle and the museums of central Spain.  Thanks to the flexibility of the ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship, I postponed my research to this past summer, and spent the greater part of July 2021 basking in the opportunityContinue reading “ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Material Culture of the Arab/Berber Conquest: Excavations at the fortress of Zorita Castle and Surveying the Museums of the thaghr al-awsaṭ, Sarah Slingluff (PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh)”