TONIGHT: Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions,” the final talk in the ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series

You are warmly invited to our final seminar (re-scheduled from 17 February) of our Research Seminar Series organised with ARTES Iberian and Latin American Visual Culture Group and the Instituto Cervantes: TONIGHT, Tuesday 27 April, 6.00 PM Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions” At the beginningContinue reading “TONIGHT: Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions,” the final talk in the ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series”

In advance of tonight’s annual Nigel Glendinning lecture, please find the recording of the 2019 lecture by Dr Javier Barón, Senior Curator of 19th Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, on Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting, recorded at the Instituto Cervantes in London

Please click here for the full recording of part 1 of the lecture, with subtitles Please click here for the full recording of part 2 of the lecture, with subtitles Please click here for more information about tonight’s Glendenning Lecture Booking is essential. Please email the Zurbarán Centre (Zurbaran.centre@durham.ac.uk) to register and to receive aContinue reading “In advance of tonight’s annual Nigel Glendinning lecture, please find the recording of the 2019 lecture by Dr Javier Barón, Senior Curator of 19th Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, on Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting, recorded at the Instituto Cervantes in London”

NIGEL GLENDINNING LECTURE: Jesús Escobar (Northwestern University), “All Roads Lead to the Plaza de Palacio: Architecture and Ceremony in Habsburg Madrid”, 17 March, 6-7pm, via Zoom

An annual event in honour of the great Hispanist Nigel Glendinning, organised by ARTES and the Instituto Cervantes. Part of the twelve-part seminar series hosted by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre at Durham University. 17th March 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 Used by people of all classes and fronted by the architectural seat of imperial government,Continue reading “NIGEL GLENDINNING LECTURE: Jesús Escobar (Northwestern University), “All Roads Lead to the Plaza de Palacio: Architecture and Ceremony in Habsburg Madrid”, 17 March, 6-7pm, via Zoom”

TONIGHT: Jonathan Ruffer (The Auckland Project), ‘Juan Bautista Maíno – A Great Artist At The Spanish Gallery, Bishop Auckland’, ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series, 6-7pm

Booking is essential. Email Zurbaran.centre@durham.ac.uk to register and to receive a zoom link. More information: http://www.dur.ac.uk/zurbaran/news-events/events

Reflections on the ARTES visit to ‘Artemisia’ at the National Gallery (by Susan Wilson)

We waited in Trafalgar Sq last Wednesday to go in at 9:30 for an ARTES private viewing of Artemisia. A cold grey London Morning with people out, hurrying through the handsome classical space, St Martins-in the Fields looking austere and fine. A grey day in winter suits the square. Inside, empty rooms and the chanceContinue reading “Reflections on the ARTES visit to ‘Artemisia’ at the National Gallery (by Susan Wilson)”

RESCHEDULED for 9th December: Artemisia Gentileschi Visit to the National Gallery

ONLY A FEW PLACES STILL AVAILABLE – Please contact Susan Wilson at susanruddwilson@gmail.com ASAP if you wish to attend.  We are pleased to let ARTES members know that a small visit to Artemisia Gentileschi will take place on Wednesday December 9th at 0915. Gentileschi spent some years working in Naples (from 1630- until her death,Continue reading “RESCHEDULED for 9th December: Artemisia Gentileschi Visit to the National Gallery”

ARTES 20th Anniversary Lecture, ‘Fluttering Draperies and Swooning Saints: The Baroque in Spain and Bavaria’ with Dr Holly Trusted. Wednesday 21st October 2020, 5.30pm UK time.

REMINDER: Artemisia Gentileschi Visit to the National Gallery on November 5th

ONLY 2 PLACES STILL AVAILABLE Please contact Susan Wilson at <susanruddwilson@gmail.com> asap if you wish to attend.  We are pleased to let ARTES members know that a small visit to Artemisia Gentileschi will take place on Thursday  November 5th at 0915. Gentileschi spent some years working in Naples (from 1630- until her death, thought toContinue reading “REMINDER: Artemisia Gentileschi Visit to the National Gallery on November 5th”