Tom Nickson (The Courtauld Institute of Art) presenting on: ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’.
Wolfson Room (NB01), IHR Basement, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU).
All those who are interested in Medieval Studies are very welcome to attend!
Gabriele Finaldi (Director, The National Gallery) &
Edward Payne (Senior Curator: Spanish Art, Auckland Castle Trust)
Colnaghi, 26 Bury Street, London SW1Y 6AL
ARTES welcomes Gabriele Finaldi, curator of Ribera: Master of Drawing at the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (22 November 2016 – 19 February 2017), in conversation with Edward Payne, curator of the exhibition’s second incarnation Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera at the Meadows Museum, Dallas (12 March – 11 June 2017). They will be discussing the genesis of the exhibition which celebrates the publication of the first complete catalogue raisonné of Ribera’s drawings. The event will take place in the stunning new Colnaghi gallery in Bury Street, followed by wine and jamón provided by Spanish restaurateurs Brindisa.
ARTES would like to thank the Instituto Cervantes and its Director, Julio Crespo Maclennan for their support with this event.
This event is open to ARTES members only. RSVP to Alice@colnaghi.com
ARTES invites submissions for a number of scholarships and prizes for those studying arts of the Hispanic World, including an essay prize and medal, travel scholarships for BA and postgraduate students, and scholarships for PhD and post-doctoral students in the UK and elsewhere. The deadline for these awards is 31st January 2017.
This year, thanks to the generosity of CEEH, there is also a fully funded PhD at The Courtauld (London) for UK/EU/International students working on Spanish art: applicants should contact prospective supervisors as soon as possible.
The stunning exhibition of medieval English embroidery at the Victoria & Albert Museum includes several pieces long held in Spanish treasuries, including two wonderful copes from Toledo and Daroca. Curator Glyn Davies has kindly offered to take ARTES members on a private visit to the exhibition on Wednesday 14th December at 9am (ie before the exhibition opens to the public at 10am). Tom Nickson (ARTES Vice-Chair) will also speak briefly about how these English embroideries came to Spain, and their fate thereafter.
This event is open to ARTES members only. To join us (£35/£20) see details here. Members can confirm a place by emailing email@example.com, and should arrive at the V&A’s Secretariat Gate by 8.50am (NB, latecomers cannot be admitted).
ARTES is delighted to announce the creation of a fully funded doctoral scholarship in Spanish art-historical studies, commencing at The Courtauld Institute in London in the academic year 2017/18.
The scholarship has been created through the generosity of CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica), in association with ARTES
The Courtauld Institute is one of the world’s leading centres for art-historical research, and the scholarship will cover The Courtauld’s Home/EU/International tuition fees for three years (or four if required), together with an annual stipend of £12,000 for living costs and travel.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must demonstrate that Spanish art, architecture or visual culture forms the focus of their proposed research topic, and are advised to contact prospective supervisors to discuss research proposals well before the application deadline of 9 January 2017. As a minimum applicants are expected to hold a postgraduate qualification such as an MA or equivalent by the time they begin their doctoral studies, and should have at least reading knowledge in Spanish or Catalan. In the first instance applicants should send prospective supervisors a CV, sample of written work in English, and a 300 word proposal. In assessing applications the scholarship committee will consider the extent to which the research proposal falls under the supervisor’s areas of research expertise.
This post was written by Melanie Lenz, the V&A’s Curator of Digital Art. In this blog entry, posted to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Argentina’s independence, Melanie explores a small but remarkable number of the V&A’s digital artworks made in Argentina in the late 1960s.
The V&A’s extensive collection of early digital artworks were primarily made by practitioners working in Britain, France, Germany, Spain and the United States. The prohibitive costs of the emerging new technology meant that initially sites of artistic production were largely limited to European and North American research laboratories and universities that could afford the required equipment. However, a small but intriguing number of early computer-generated works were created by Argentine artists associated with the Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAyC). The full blog post explores the fascinating history behind these artworks and looks at how they ended up in the V&A’s collection.