Book Launch – Sebastiano del Piombo & the World of Spanish Rome by Piers Baker-Bates

ARTES Committee Member Dr Piers Baker-Bates has published an examination of Sebastiano’s career as a transcultural artist through an analysis of his Spanish patrons in Rome. This book will prove to be an important tool to the greater appreciation of the artist in advance of the National Gallery London’s forthcoming exhibition Michelangelo & Sebastiano (see link)Continue reading “Book Launch – Sebastiano del Piombo & the World of Spanish Rome by Piers Baker-Bates”

Book Launch – Art in Spain & Portugal from the Romans to the Early Middle Ages by Rose Walker

ARTES member Dr Rose Walker of the Courtauld Institute of Art has recently launched her latest book on early art in the Iberian Peninsula. A discount is available to those ARTES members who would like to buy a copy. Please contact artesiberia@gmail.com for details.  

Symposium – One Hundred Years of Cultural Transfer: Barcelona 1888-1992 – 24-25 Nov 2016 – Barcelona

International Symposium One Hundred Years of Cultural Transfer: Barcelona 1888-1992 24-25 November 2016 Departament d’Humanitats-Institut de Cultura Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona The advent of Barcelona as a modern, cosmopolitan, innovative metropolis, open to the world, is punctuated by two founding events: the Universal Exhibition of 1888 and, a century on, the Olympic Games of 1992. Both are key momentsContinue reading “Symposium – One Hundred Years of Cultural Transfer: Barcelona 1888-1992 – 24-25 Nov 2016 – Barcelona”

CALL FOR PAPERS – FLANDES BY SUBSTITUTION: COPIES OF FLEMISH MASTERS IN THE HISPANIC WORLD (1500-1700) – KIK-IRPA, BRUSSELS – 9-10 FEB 2017

  Michiel Cocxie after Hubert and Jan van Eyck, The Adoration of the Lamb, 1558, oil on panel, 133 × 236 cm, signed : “MICHAEL DE COXIE ME FECIT ANNO 1558”, Berlin, Gemäldegalerie CALL FOR PAPERS FLANDES BY SUBSTITUTION: COPIES OF FLEMISH MASTERS IN THE HISPANIC WORLD (1500-1700) Art History Seminar 18 of the Royal InstituteContinue reading “CALL FOR PAPERS – FLANDES BY SUBSTITUTION: COPIES OF FLEMISH MASTERS IN THE HISPANIC WORLD (1500-1700) – KIK-IRPA, BRUSSELS – 9-10 FEB 2017”

Lecture – Arts & Sciences in Early Islamic Spain – Courtauld Institute – Wed 15 June 2016 – 3.30 pm

The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain Get Directions Wednesday 15 June 2016 – 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN Speakers include Dr Glaire D. Anderson: University of North Carolina Organised by Dr Sussan Babaie: The Courtauld Institute of ArtContinue reading “Lecture – Arts & Sciences in Early Islamic Spain – Courtauld Institute – Wed 15 June 2016 – 3.30 pm”

El País Article – ARTES member Jesusa Vega discusses the Issue of Deattribution

ARTES member Professor Jesusa Vega and keynote speaker at our Goya Symposium last November writes in El País on the decision by the Bosch Research and Conservation Project (BRCP) to deattribute two paintings in the Prado: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things and The Temptation of St Anthony. La Mesa de los pecados capitales noContinue reading “El País Article – ARTES member Jesusa Vega discusses the Issue of Deattribution”