TOMORROW: Iberian History at Oxford Online Seminar – Charlene Villaseñor Black – Verdant Worlds: Art and Sustainability across the Cosmos, 26 January 2022, 4:30-6 pm, via Zoom

Charlene Villaseñor Black is Professor of Art History and Chicano/a Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and is currently Terra Visiting Professor of American Art, 2021-22 at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the art of the early modern Ibero-American world as well as contemporary Chicanx visual culture. Her publications include theContinue reading “TOMORROW: Iberian History at Oxford Online Seminar – Charlene Villaseñor Black – Verdant Worlds: Art and Sustainability across the Cosmos, 26 January 2022, 4:30-6 pm, via Zoom”

Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar Series | Joaquín Sorolla in perspective – 26 January 2022, 6.00 PM

We are pleased to announce that the third seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday 26 January at 6.00 PM, UK time.    Joaquín Sorolla in pespective This seminar will explore the work of one of Spain’s most important fin-de-siècle painters. It will take the format of three shortContinue reading “Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar Series | Joaquín Sorolla in perspective – 26 January 2022, 6.00 PM”

TODAY 6:00 PM – Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Museum Director’s Lecture: Manuel Borja Villel (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía), Towards a Situated Museum 

A brief reminder that the second seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place today at 6.00 PM, UK time.    The Instituto Cervantes Museum Director Lecture:  Dr Manuel Borja-Villel, Towards a Situated Museum Dr Manuel Borja Villel has been director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) in Madrid since 2008.Continue reading “TODAY 6:00 PM – Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Museum Director’s Lecture: Manuel Borja Villel (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía), Towards a Situated Museum “

Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Carolina Miguel Arroyo (Museo del Romanticismo), National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art, 13 January 2022, 6.00 PM

We are pleased to announce that the first seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place on Thursday, 13 January at 6.00 PM, UK time.    The Instituto Cervantes Museum Director Lecture: Dr Carolina Miguel Arroyo: “The National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art” Over theContinue reading “Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Carolina Miguel Arroyo (Museo del Romanticismo), National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art, 13 January 2022, 6.00 PM”

Call for Proposals – Maius Workshop Meeting: ‘Time’, new date TBA

The next meeting of The Maius Workshop will take place on Zoom. For this meeting, The Maius Workshop team are inviting proposals for 10-minute presentations relating to the theme of ‘time’. Topics could include significant historical dates, literary or visual reflections upon time, experiences of temporality, delays in people/objects travelling between Europe and the Americas, notionsContinue reading “Call for Proposals – Maius Workshop Meeting: ‘Time’, new date TBA”

Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 15 December, 6.00 PM | Book presentation: Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire by Laura Fernández González, Penn State University Press, 2021

. We are pleased to announce that the eighth seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday, 15 December at 6.00 PM, UK time:    Book presentation, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire by Laura Fernández González, Penn State University Press, 2021.  . Dr Laura Fernández-González, SeniorContinue reading “Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 15 December, 6.00 PM | Book presentation: Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire by Laura Fernández González, Penn State University Press, 2021”

TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Andy Beresford, St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography

We are pleased to announce that the seventh seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place tonight, Wednesday, 1 December at 6.00 PM, UK time: Andy Beresford (Durham University), St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography In recent years critics have argued that hagiography provides a doctrinally licitContinue reading “TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Andy Beresford, St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography”

TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Javier Ortiz Echagüe (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos), Charles Clifford in Madrid. Dreams of Modernity, 6pm GMT

We are pleased to announce that the sixth seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place tonight, Wednesday, 24 November at 6.00 PM, UK time:    In 1850, the Welsh photographer Charles Clifford settled in Madrid, where he lived until his death in 1863. During this period he developed an extensive workContinue reading “TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Javier Ortiz Echagüe (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos), Charles Clifford in Madrid. Dreams of Modernity, 6pm GMT”

TOMORROW: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy

We are pleased to announce that the fifth seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 November at 6.00 PM, UK time:    Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy The Galician artist Genaro Pérez Villaamil (1807-1854), the founder of Spanish landscape painting, enjoyed royalContinue reading “TOMORROW: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy”

TOMORROW: Zurbarán Centre/ARTES Seminar Series, 3 November, 6.00 PM | Adam Jasienski, ‘Hablando a nuestro modo’: Art and Didacticism in Early Modern Hispanic Writing

We are pleased to announce that the fourth seminar of the Zurbarán Centre-ARTES autumn Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday, 3 November at 6.00 PM (GMT).     Adam Jasienski, ‘Hablando a nuestro modo’: Art and Didacticism in Early Modern Hispanic Writing Discussions of painting and sculpture permeate early modern Spanish books of jurisprudence,Continue reading “TOMORROW: Zurbarán Centre/ARTES Seminar Series, 3 November, 6.00 PM | Adam Jasienski, ‘Hablando a nuestro modo’: Art and Didacticism in Early Modern Hispanic Writing”