ARTES Lecture, 10 July 2014. Ronda Kasl: ‘The Sum of Virtues: Sovereignty and Salvation at the Cartuja de Miraflores’

To conclude ARTES’ 2014 AGM, Ronda Kasl, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, will give a lecture at the Courtauld Institute at 5pm on 10 July 2014: The Sum of Virtues: Sovereignty and Salvation at the Cartuja de Miraflores In 1442 Juan II of Castile gave the royal palace of Miraflores, near Burgos, to the CarthusianContinue reading “ARTES Lecture, 10 July 2014. Ronda Kasl: ‘The Sum of Virtues: Sovereignty and Salvation at the Cartuja de Miraflores’”

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”

ARTES Symposium & Lecture to celebrate 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco, ARTES will be holding a Symposium & Lecture at the Instituto Cervantes, 102 Eaton Sq, London SW1W 9AN, 3.30pm – 7.30pm, Friday 28th February 2014 The symposium starts at 3.30pm and will be followed at 6.30pm by a special ARTES lecture given by Professor Fernando Marías,Continue reading “ARTES Symposium & Lecture to celebrate 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco”

Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture – Joaquín Sorolla: his life, his legacy and his London experience

At 6.30 pm on Thursday 27 March, 2014, Almudena Hernández de la Torre of the Sorolla Museum, Madrid, will give the annual Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture at the Instituto Cervantes, 102 Eaton Sq, London SW1W 9AN Her lecture is entitled Joaquín Sorolla: his life, his legacy and his London experience  Entry is open to all and freeContinue reading “Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture – Joaquín Sorolla: his life, his legacy and his London experience”

2014 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal Prizegiving Ceremony

ARTES is delighted to announce that the 2014 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal has been won by Lesley Thornton-Cronin, a first year PhD student at Glasgow University, for her essay ‘Image-Making by Means of Metaphoric Transposition in the Work of Joan Miró’. The runner-up prize is awarded to Maria Teresa Chicote Pompanin, a masters student at the WarburgContinue reading “2014 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal Prizegiving Ceremony”

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 visit to Beyond El Dorado at the British Museum

We are pleased to announce a private Artes visit to the British Museum’s Beyond El Dorado exhibition on Thursday 20 February 2014. We shall be meeting at 8.20 am for a 8.30 am at the main front gates (the museum is not open to the public at this time). Curator Elisenda Vila Llonch has kindly agreed to give us anContinue reading “Artes visit to Beyond El Dorado at the British Museum”

Velázquez portraits exhibition at the Prado

Tues 8 Oct 2013 – Sat 9 Feb 2014, The Prado, Madrid. Velázquez y la familia de Felipe IV 1650-1680 (the English catalogue is titled, Velázquez, Las Meninas and the Late Royal Portraits).  Jerónimos Building, Room C, El Museo del Prado, Ruiz de Alarcón, 23, 28014 Madrid. http://www.museodelprado.es . Curated by Javier Portús, Chief CuratorContinue reading “Velázquez portraits exhibition at the Prado”