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”

2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize Winners

ARTES is delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize. With exceptionally strong submissions, this year we awarded the prize plus two runner-ups! Winner of the 2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Prize 2022: Patricia Manzano Rodríguez, PhD candidate, University of Durham The Upper half of Las Meninas Diego Velázquez’s Las MeninasContinue reading “2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize Winners”

Congratulations to our ARTES CEEH Scholars of 2022!

ARTES is delighted to announce the winners of their 2022 scholarships, with tremendous gratitude to CEEH for their support. Reports of many previous scholars can be found here TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS Irini Picolou, Durham University: £877.52 Female Martyrdom in The Altarpiece of Saint Engracia by Bartolomé Bermejo Bartolomé Bermejo (active 1474–98), a painter in the CrownContinue reading “Congratulations to our ARTES CEEH Scholars of 2022!”

ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship Report 2021: Nausheen Hoosein

Thanks to the generosity of the ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship, I have made significant progress in the first year of my PhD at the University of York’s History of Art department. My thesis is titled “From Umayyad Madinat al-Zahra to Almohad Seville: The Reuse of Architectural Spolia in al-Andalus during the 12th century” and is supervisedContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship Report 2021: Nausheen Hoosein”

ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Yeidy Rosa

Thanks to the generous support of the ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship, I was able to carry out archival research at the Archivo General de Indias (AGI) in Seville, Spain, during the month of August, 2021. I was searching for lists of illustrated books and images that were sent to America before 1615, when Guaman Poma’s illustratedContinue reading “ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Yeidy Rosa”

REMINDER. Call for Applicants: ARTES Essay Prize and Scholarships, deadline 31st March 2022

Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize ARTES invite submissions for the Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize for the best art-historical essay on a Spanish theme. The deadline is 31st March 2022 and full details are available at https://artes-uk.org/2014/01/02/the-juan-facundo-riano-essay-medal/    Scholarships Thanks to the generous support of CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica), ARTES also awards a number of scholarships to students workingContinue reading “REMINDER. Call for Applicants: ARTES Essay Prize and Scholarships, deadline 31st March 2022”

In Memoriam from the NYU Institute of Fine Arts | JONATHAN BROWN: A LIFE, by Richard Kagan, Robert Lubar, and Edward J. Sullivan

Jonathan Brown was a pioneering art historian who brought the study of both Spanish and Viceregal Mexican art to wide public and academic attention with his teaching, voluminous writing and exhibition curating, from the 1960s until the present decade. He died at home in Princeton, New Jersey on January 17, 2022. Jonathan Brown was theContinue reading “In Memoriam from the NYU Institute of Fine Arts | JONATHAN BROWN: A LIFE, by Richard Kagan, Robert Lubar, and Edward J. Sullivan”

Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 20 October, 6.00 PM | Lisandra Estevez, Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art

We are pleased to announce that the second seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday, 20 October at 6.00 PM, UK time:    Lisandra Estevez: Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art This talk takes a closer look at Ribera’s otherness as an artist.Continue reading “Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 20 October, 6.00 PM | Lisandra Estevez, Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art”

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)”

New Publication: Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new book by ARTES committee member, Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire (Penn State University Press) From the publisher: Philip II of Spain was a major patron of the arts, best known for his magnificent palace and royal mausoleum at theContinue reading “New Publication: Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire”