TOMORROW – ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series | Dr Francisco Montes, Female Power and Visual Culture in Viceregal America – 30 November, 6pm

Our next Research Seminar will take place on 30 November at 18.00 on zoom: Dr Francisco Montes, Female Power and Visual Culture in Viceregal America Abstract: This paper presents an overview of the findings in current research focusing on how the influence exerted by certain women in Spanish colonial society can be measured from theContinue reading “TOMORROW – ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series | Dr Francisco Montes, Female Power and Visual Culture in Viceregal America – 30 November, 6pm”

Conference | Representing Queenship in the Habsburg Monarchy (17th century) – Madrid, 6-7 March 2023

Full Programme available here: bit.ly/3Xv2EQ8 To register please use the online form: https://agenart.org/seminarios/seminario-internacional-representar-la-reginalidad-en-la-monarquia-de-los-austrias-siglo-xvii/

British-Spanish Society ‘Punto de Encuentro’ Concert at St James’s Church Piccadilly, 25 November 2022, 5:30 pm

The BritishSpanish Society is hosting an evening of music, wine and tapas at St James’s Church Picadilly this Friday 25 November 2022, doors open at 5:30 pm The BSS is delighted to once again be holding their Autumn Concert in the impressive St James’s Church, Piccadilly. The church, which dates back to 1676, was designedContinue reading “British-Spanish Society ‘Punto de Encuentro’ Concert at St James’s Church Piccadilly, 25 November 2022, 5:30 pm”

Conference | Formas vitales y construcciones históricas: la obra de Américo Castro en el cincuentenario de su muerte, University of Salamanca, 1-2 December 2022

Please find the programme here: https://iemyrhd.usal.es/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Triptico-.pdf

PSSA Online Lecture | Fathers and Daughters in Sculpture workshops in early modern Spain: Pedro Roldán and his daughters Francisca, Luisa and Maria Roldán; Pedro de Mena and his daughters Andrea and Claudia de Mena, Dr Cathy Hall-van den Elsen, 22 November, 7.30 pm

The Public Statues and Sculpture Association (PSSA) is hosting an online lecture on the seventeenth-century Seville sculptor Pedro Roldán and his legacy as a master, discussing the work of some of his pupils, including of course his daughter Luisa, to be given by Cathy Hall van den Elsen on Tuesday 22 November at 7.30 pm.Continue reading “PSSA Online Lecture | Fathers and Daughters in Sculpture workshops in early modern Spain: Pedro Roldán and his daughters Francisca, Luisa and Maria Roldán; Pedro de Mena and his daughters Andrea and Claudia de Mena, Dr Cathy Hall-van den Elsen, 22 November, 7.30 pm”

ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series – 9 November, 6pm

A reminder that our next Research Seminar will take place TODAY, 9 November at 18.00 on zoom: Professor Sir Barry Ife, “George Vivian’s Spanish Scenery and the Politics of the 1830s” Registration is required: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=i9hQcmhLKUW-RNWaLYpvlGP-wSu2R1JFpVjsNyCAKKVUOERSMThWRlpIMzFTN0JLQ0xGUUVNMFA1OS4u Abstract: George Vivian’s book of 29 hand-coloured lithographs of Spanish ‘scenery’ was published in London by Colnaghi in 1838. It has remained largely overlooked in theContinue reading “ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series – 9 November, 6pm”

Stirling Maxwell Seminar | Collecting Spain: textiles at the V&A, 1850-1950 (book launch) | 10 November 2022, 5 pm 

Collecting Spain: textiles at the V&A, 1850-1950 Book launch: Collecting Spain. Coleccionismo de artes decorativas españolas en Gran Bretaña y España / Collecting Spanish Decorative Arts in Britain and Spain (Madrid: Polifemo, 2022) Ana Cabrera Lafuente (V&A Museum), introduced by Lesley Miller (University of Glasgow) Respondent: Hilary Macartney (University of Glasgow) In Collecting Spain: Coleccionismo de artes decorativasContinue reading “Stirling Maxwell Seminar | Collecting Spain: textiles at the V&A, 1850-1950 (book launch) | 10 November 2022, 5 pm “

ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series

We are pleased to announce the return of the Research Seminar Series, jointly organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre (Durham University): 12 October, 6.00 PM | Dr Olga Sendra Ferrer, Material Dissidence: The Reconstruction of Democratic Citizenship under Franco’s Dictatorship. Organised by ARTES, the Zurbarán Centre, and the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture (DurhamContinue reading “ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series”

“So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty”: on the sculptures of knights and ladies at Santa María la Mayor de Toro (Zamora) | Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández | Medieval Work in Progress at The Courtauld, 23 November 2022

5pm, 23 November 2022 at The Courtauld, Vernon Square Campus Speaker: Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández (University of Heidelberg) During the second half of the 12th century sculptures of knights and ladies started populating churches across the Iberian North. Particularly interesting is the case of Santa María la Mayor de Toro (Zamora) because it features three capitalsContinue reading ““So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty”: on the sculptures of knights and ladies at Santa María la Mayor de Toro (Zamora) | Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández | Medieval Work in Progress at The Courtauld, 23 November 2022”

Conference | Hispanic Art in British Regional Collections – History, Display, Research | 22-23 September 2022

To register and see full programme: https://www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/zurbaran/news-and-events/events/hispanic-art-in-british-regional-collections/