Job: Assistant Curator, Spanish Gallery, Auckland Castle, UK

Auckland Castle Trust is seeking an Assistant Curator to support the Senior Curator: Spanish Art in the delivery of the Spanish Gallery project. Salary: £19,500 to £21,500 Click here to see the full job description Please send a CV and covering letter of no more than 2 sides to recruitment@aucklandcastle.org by July 5 2017

Lecture: Tom Nickson on ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’

The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting a lecture on Tuesday, January 24th at 7.00pm by: 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 thoseContinue reading “Lecture: Tom Nickson on ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’”

Curators in Conversation: Ribera across the Generations. 6:30-8:30 pm, Thursday 9th February, 2017

  With Gabriele Finaldi (Director, The National Gallery) & Edward Payne (Senior Curator: Spanish Art, Auckland Castle Trust) at 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,Continue reading “Curators in Conversation: Ribera across the Generations. 6:30-8:30 pm, Thursday 9th February, 2017”

Call for Submissions: Travel scholarships, deadline 31 January 2019

Thanks to the generous support of art dealers Coll & Cortés, ARTES offers travel scholarships for BA and postgraduate students at UK universities who are working on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800. Final year undergraduates and postgraduate students registered for a full or part-time degree course at a UK university may applyContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Travel scholarships, deadline 31 January 2019”

ARTES private visit to the V&A’s Opus Anglicanum exhibition, 9am, Weds 14 December

  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 beforeContinue reading “ARTES private visit to the V&A’s Opus Anglicanum exhibition, 9am, Weds 14 December”

PhD scholarship at The Courtauld Institute, London, sponsored by CEEH

Applications are invited for a fully funded doctoral scholarship in Spanish art-historical studies, commencing at The Courtauld Institute in London in the academic year 2019/20. 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 forContinue reading “PhD scholarship at The Courtauld Institute, London, sponsored by CEEH”

Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAyC)

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 primarilyContinue reading “Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAyC)”

Artes Coll & Cortes Scholarship Report, Encarna Montero

Here follows a report by Dr Encarna Montero Tortajada, a post-doctoral researcher from Valencia, who in 2015 was  awarded a £3000 scholarship to conduct research in the UK. From the 7th of January 2016, I spent forty days in London conducting research on Spanish art in the United Kingdom, thanks to an ARTES scholarship grantedContinue reading “Artes Coll & Cortes Scholarship Report, Encarna Montero”