SKIN: A ONE DAY SYMPOSIUM ON HISPANIC ARTS AND CULTURES. Friday, 22nd May 2015

SKIN: A ONE DAY SYMPOSIUM ON HISPANIC ARTS AND CULTURES Institute of Advanced Study, Palace Green, Durham  Friday, 22 May 2015 To register for the event, please email the organizer (a.m.beresford@durham.ac.uk) indicating if you have any special dietary requirements. There is no registration fee, but all participants will be asked to complete a short impactContinue reading “SKIN: A ONE DAY SYMPOSIUM ON HISPANIC ARTS AND CULTURES. Friday, 22nd May 2015”

Scholarship report from Costanza Beltrami, winner of a 2014 Artes Coll & Cortes Travel Scholarship

Thanks to the ARTES-Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship, I travelled to Spain in June to visit buildings designed by the fifteenth-century French master mason Juan Guas. During a previous trip, I visited the monastery of San Juan de Los Reyes in Toledo. Designed by Guas, this monastery is a royal foundation established to celebrate theContinue reading “Scholarship report from Costanza Beltrami, winner of a 2014 Artes Coll & Cortes Travel Scholarship”

Scholarship report from Ana Hernández, winner of the 2014 ARTES Coll y Cortes Scholarships for students wishing to conduct research in the UK

The research undertaken in the United Kingdom thanks to the ARTES / Coll&Cortés scholarship has been included in the framework of my doctoral thesis, ‘Tradition and copy in biblical manuscript illumination in the Iberian Peninsula. The Bibles of San Isidoro de León (1162) and San Millán de la Cogolla (ca. 1200)’, supervised by Dr. JoséContinue reading “Scholarship report from Ana Hernández, winner of the 2014 ARTES Coll y Cortes Scholarships for students wishing to conduct research in the UK”

Gabriele Finaldi, National Gallery, London

Gabriele Finaldi to take up his new position as Director of the National Gallery, London, on 17 August 2015. Dr Finaldi, a British citizen, is currently Deputy Director for Collections and Research at the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid where he has been since 2002. He was formerly a curator at the National Gallery, London, betweenContinue reading “Gabriele Finaldi, National Gallery, London”

Miguel Falomir Faus, Museo Nacional del Prado

The Royal Board of Trustees of the Museo Nacional del Prado has announced the appointment of Miguel Falomir Faus, current head of the Department of Italian Renaissance painting, as the Museum’s new Deputy Director for Collections and Research, succeeding Gabriele Finaldi, who has recently been appointed the new Director of the National Gallery in London.

CFP: Revising the Hispanic Canon. Visibility and Cultural Capital at the Margins

CFP: Revising the Hispanic Canon. Visibility and Cultural Capital at the Margins Deadline: 13 May 2015 In recent years, meta-critical studies such as Ideologies of Hispanism (2005), Spain Beyond Spain (2005), Reading Iberia (2007), Un hispanismo para el siglo XXI (2011) and Iberian Modalities (2013) have sought to uncover the ideological discourses underlying Hispanic StudiesContinue reading “CFP: Revising the Hispanic Canon. Visibility and Cultural Capital at the Margins”

Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland: Annual Lecture, 2015 : Tessa Garton, 28 April 2015

Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland (CRSBI) Annual Lecture 2015 Tuesday 28 April 2015 17.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute of Art Tessa Garton (Professor Emerita, College of Charleston, South Carolina): Evidence Set in Stone? Twelfth-century Sculptors and Workshop Practices in Northern Palencia, Spain Open to all, free admission The northern regionContinue reading “Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland: Annual Lecture, 2015 : Tessa Garton, 28 April 2015”

Annual Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture, 18th March 2015

Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture 2015 Alfonso Pleguezuelo (Seville), ‘Clay: more than just earth and water. The symbolic values of Spanish Baroque ceramics’ A recording of the lecture (as a .wav file) is available here   Alfonso Pleguezuelo is Professor of  History of Art at the University of Seville.  His doctoral thesis was on the early baroqueContinue reading “Annual Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture, 18th March 2015”

Leonora Carrington, Tate Liverpool, 6 March – 31 May 2015

Exhibition: Leonora Carrington, Tate Liverpool, 6 March – 31 May 2015. Exhibition put on as part of the 2015 Year of Mexico in Britain celebrations. Tate Liverpool has organised the first monographic exhibition in the UK devoted solely to the Lancashire-born but Mexican-based surrealist Leonora Carrington (1917-2011). A selection of key paintings made throughout herContinue reading “Leonora Carrington, Tate Liverpool, 6 March – 31 May 2015”

FILM & ARTIST IN CONVERSATION – Carlos Amorales & Dawn Adès – Univ of Essex – Wed 11 March 2015 6.00pm

Film Screening  Carlos Amorales The Man Who Did All Things Forbidden Professor Dawn Adès will join Carlos in conversation, expanding on themes raised in this extraordinary work. Wednesday 11 March 6.00 – 7.30 pm Art Exchange Univeristy of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester CO4 3SQ Exhibition: Tuesday 10 February – Saturday 21 March 2015 Tues-Fri 11am-5pmContinue reading “FILM & ARTIST IN CONVERSATION – Carlos Amorales & Dawn Adès – Univ of Essex – Wed 11 March 2015 6.00pm”