ARTES Malta visit: Wed 5 November – Mon 10 November 2014

ARTES is visiting Malta from 5-10 November 2014. This visit is being organised by Marjorie Trusted of the V&A (ARTES Hon Vice-President) and Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci of the University of Malta (ARTES member). The programme is detailed below and includes a symposium on Spanish Baroque Art in Malta being hosted by the Spanish Embassy. ARTES VisitContinue reading “ARTES Malta visit: Wed 5 November – Mon 10 November 2014”

1st ARTES Coll & Cortés Scholars announced

ARTES is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 ARTES Coll & Cortés scholarships. Out of a very strong field the following awards were made: ARTES Coll & Cortés PhD Scholarship for students at a UK University This was awarded to Kathryn Santner, a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge, to support her study ofContinue reading “1st ARTES Coll & Cortés Scholars announced”

Michael Jacobs, 1952-2014

The Hispanic world has lost one of its greats.  Michael Jacobs, who died from cancer on 9 January 2014  aged 61, was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable writer with an endearing personality, in the  tradition of George Borrow, Richard Ford and Gerald Brenan. Michael had an extraordinary ability to connect, and both his art historical andContinue reading “Michael Jacobs, 1952-2014”

ARTES visit to Madrid, 28-29 January 2014

We have been kindly invited by Deputy Director of the Prado and ARTES member Gabriele Finaldi to visit the current exhibition in Madrid on Velázquez and the Family of Philip IV.  Javier Portús, Chief Curator of Spanish Painting and Curator of the exhibition will kindly take us on a private tour on Tuesday 28th JanuaryContinue reading “ARTES visit to Madrid, 28-29 January 2014”

Artes CEEH Travel Scholarships

Thanks to the generous support of CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica), ARTES awards a number of travel scholarships to final year undergraduates and postgraduate students registered for a full or part-time degree course at a UK university who are working on any aspect of Spanish  visual culture before 1900. The deadline for all applicationsContinue reading “Artes CEEH Travel Scholarships”