CFP – Activation. Staging Strategies of Mobile Artworks in the Early Modern Hispanic World 

International and interdisciplinary conferenceBibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History Rome 16 – 17 February 2023Deadline: June 20, 2022 Conception and scientific organisation: Dr. Sven Jakstat, Dr. Johannes Gebhardt, Prof. Dr. Tanja Michalsky The temporary activation of mobile works of art and cult objects can be traced back to antiquity and continues toContinue reading “CFP – Activation. Staging Strategies of Mobile Artworks in the Early Modern Hispanic World ”

MAIUS WORKSHOP MEETING: COLLECTIONS, 28 JUNE 2022, 5PM (BST)

Join us on Zoom at 5:00 pm (UK) on 28 June for the Maius Workshop’s new event. To attend, please register here: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8Oq_nipwQGeLrsXVTip-Bg As in previous meetings, this workshop will feature short informal presentations followed by discussion. Our line-up includes: Stephanie Bernard, ‘Juan Sánchez Cotán’s ‘Adoration of the Magi’ and the Taste for Ancient Models’.Continue reading “MAIUS WORKSHOP MEETING: COLLECTIONS, 28 JUNE 2022, 5PM (BST)”

ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Daen Palma Huse

The ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship supported my travels to Spain in July 2021. I conducted research in three different cities – Madrid, Seville and Vitoria-Gasteiz. This primary research directly benefited the preparation of my MA thesis, and progressed into further research at PhD level at the UCL History of Art department starting in 2022. My initialContinue reading “ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Daen Palma Huse”

Transgression And Liminality In Iberian And Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers Symposium, Durham University, 7-8 July 2022

Venue: Room PCL054, The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE On 7 and 8 July Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre will host its second student-led symposium showcasing innovative doctoral research in Iberian and Latin American art and visual culture. The theme of this year’s symposium is transgression and liminality, with presentations exploring a wide varietyContinue reading “Transgression And Liminality In Iberian And Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers Symposium, Durham University, 7-8 July 2022”

Zurbarán Centre Spanish Gallery Collection Research Fellowships, 1 October 2022 and 30 June 2023

Deadline:  20 June 2022 The Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art at Durham University is seeking to recruit two research fellows to undertake research into the collection of the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland, starting on 1 October 2022 and 30 June 2023. The two fellowships are affiliated with the Zurbarán Centre andContinue reading “Zurbarán Centre Spanish Gallery Collection Research Fellowships, 1 October 2022 and 30 June 2023”

Maius Workshop Meeting: Identity (Part 2), 24 May 2022, Online, 5pm (BST)

Join us on Zoom at 5:00 pm (UK) on 24 May for the Maius Workshop’s new event. To attend, please register here: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4NafoeRSTPyyQMwVII-TKw As in previous meetings, this workshop will feature short informal presentations followed by discussion. Questions will be accepted in English and Spanish. Our line-up includes: Isabel Escalera, ‘Creating a Feminine Identity ThroughContinue reading “Maius Workshop Meeting: Identity (Part 2), 24 May 2022, Online, 5pm (BST)”

CFP – Hispanic Art in British Regional Collections: History, Display, Research Conference, hosted by the Zurbarán Centre, Durham University, 22–23 September 2022

Deadline: 27 May 2022 British regional galleries are extraordinarily rich in holdings of Hispanic art. County Durham alone has the largest concentration of Spanish artworks anywhere in the world outside Spain. In addition to Francisco de Zurbarán’s cycle of Jacob and his Twelve Sons at Auckland Castle, significant holdings can be found at The BowesContinue reading “CFP – Hispanic Art in British Regional Collections: History, Display, Research Conference, hosted by the Zurbarán Centre, Durham University, 22–23 September 2022”

TODAY – Online Talk at The Wallace Collection | Meet the Expert: David Roberts’s Travels, Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink and Professor Claudia Hopkins, 1pm BST

Date: Thursday 21 April 2022Time: 13.00-14.00 BSTLocation: Zoom and YouTube (Online) Speakers: Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Enriqueta Harris Frankfort Curatorial Fellow, The Wallace Collection, and Professor Claudia Hopkins, Director of Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art Description: Victorian artist-adventurer David Roberts (1796-1864) travelled extensively in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, creating countless images ofContinue reading “TODAY – Online Talk at The Wallace Collection | Meet the Expert: David Roberts’s Travels, Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink and Professor Claudia Hopkins, 1pm BST”

TONIGHT: 2022 Glendinning Lecture | Juan Gris: the environment of collage, by Prof. Elizabeth Cowling (University of Edinburgh)

Between 1906, when he settled in Paris, and 1912, Gris made his living as a cartoonist and illustrator for Spanish and French magazines. His drawings were narrative and, mostly, comical and satirical in tone. In his Cubist collages and papiers collés of 1912-14 figures are absent but narrative situations and social and political references areContinue reading “TONIGHT: 2022 Glendinning Lecture | Juan Gris: the environment of collage, by Prof. Elizabeth Cowling (University of Edinburgh)”