MAIUS WORKSHOP MEETING: COLLECTIONS, 28 JUNE 2022, 5PM (BST)

Join us on Zoom at 5:00 pm (UK) on 28 June for the Maius Workshop’s new event. To attend, please register here: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8Oq_nipwQGeLrsXVTip-Bg As in previous meetings, this workshop will feature short informal presentations followed by discussion. Our line-up includes: Stephanie Bernard, ‘Juan Sánchez Cotán’s ‘Adoration of the Magi’ and the Taste for Ancient Models’.Continue reading “MAIUS WORKSHOP MEETING: COLLECTIONS, 28 JUNE 2022, 5PM (BST)”

Transgression And Liminality In Iberian And Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers Symposium, Durham University, 7-8 July 2022

Venue: Room PCL054, The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE On 7 and 8 July Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre will host its second student-led symposium showcasing innovative doctoral research in Iberian and Latin American art and visual culture. The theme of this year’s symposium is transgression and liminality, with presentations exploring a wide varietyContinue reading “Transgression And Liminality In Iberian And Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers Symposium, Durham University, 7-8 July 2022”

Maius Workshop Meeting: Identity (Part 2), 24 May 2022, Online, 5pm (BST)

Join us on Zoom at 5:00 pm (UK) on 24 May for the Maius Workshop’s new event. To attend, please register here: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4NafoeRSTPyyQMwVII-TKw As in previous meetings, this workshop will feature short informal presentations followed by discussion. Questions will be accepted in English and Spanish. Our line-up includes: Isabel Escalera, ‘Creating a Feminine Identity ThroughContinue reading “Maius Workshop Meeting: Identity (Part 2), 24 May 2022, Online, 5pm (BST)”

TODAY – Online Talk at The Wallace Collection | Meet the Expert: David Roberts’s Travels, Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink and Professor Claudia Hopkins, 1pm BST

Date: Thursday 21 April 2022Time: 13.00-14.00 BSTLocation: Zoom and YouTube (Online) Speakers: Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Enriqueta Harris Frankfort Curatorial Fellow, The Wallace Collection, and Professor Claudia Hopkins, Director of Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art Description: Victorian artist-adventurer David Roberts (1796-1864) travelled extensively in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, creating countless images ofContinue reading “TODAY – Online Talk at The Wallace Collection | Meet the Expert: David Roberts’s Travels, Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink and Professor Claudia Hopkins, 1pm BST”

TONIGHT: 2022 Glendinning Lecture | Juan Gris: the environment of collage, by Prof. Elizabeth Cowling (University of Edinburgh)

Between 1906, when he settled in Paris, and 1912, Gris made his living as a cartoonist and illustrator for Spanish and French magazines. His drawings were narrative and, mostly, comical and satirical in tone. In his Cubist collages and papiers collés of 1912-14 figures are absent but narrative situations and social and political references areContinue reading “TONIGHT: 2022 Glendinning Lecture | Juan Gris: the environment of collage, by Prof. Elizabeth Cowling (University of Edinburgh)”

TOMORROW: Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar Series | Dr Juan Ricardo Rey-Márquez (Buenos Aires), ‘Simulated Nature: Colour and texture in the eighteenth-century botanical drawings of José Celestino Mutis and his circle’, 9 March, 6.00 PM (GMT)

We are pleased to announce the sixth seminar of our Research Seminar Series: 9 March, 6.00 PM (GMT), Dr Juan Ricardo Rey-Márquez (Buenos Aires), ‘Simulated Nature: Colour and texture in the eighteenth-century botanical drawings of José Celestino Mutis and his circle‘ Abstract: During the last quarter of the 18th century, the Spanish crown sponsored several expeditions throughoutContinue reading “TOMORROW: Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar Series | Dr Juan Ricardo Rey-Márquez (Buenos Aires), ‘Simulated Nature: Colour and texture in the eighteenth-century botanical drawings of José Celestino Mutis and his circle’, 9 March, 6.00 PM (GMT)”

Zurbarán Centre-ARTES Online Seminar Series | Colonial Latin America and Materiality 

Jointly organised by Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre, the ARTES Iberian & Latin American Visual Culture Group and the Instituto Cervantes, this live online seminar series provides an open forum for engaging with innovative research relating to the visual arts in the Hispanic world. The forthcoming three seminars focus on colonial Latin America and materiality.  9Continue reading “Zurbarán Centre-ARTES Online Seminar Series | Colonial Latin America and Materiality “

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”

Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art Online Conference: Romantic Spain, 24-25 February (pm)

The Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art will host an online conference on 24 and 25 February relating to the recent exhibition La España romántica: David Roberts y Genaro Pérez Villaamil, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, 7 Oct. 2021-16 Jan. 2022. The conference will further explore the prolific production of images ofContinue reading “Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art Online Conference: Romantic Spain, 24-25 February (pm)”