‘Hidden Gems’, ICOM-ICDAD virtual conference, 15- 16 October 2020, registration is open

The ICDAD 2020 virtual conference looks at “hidden gem” objects, exploring collections from Asia, Europe, the US, and Mexico. Please click here to register for the conference About this Event Every public decorative arts and design collection has hidden corners and unplumbed depths, and many private collections are difficult for outsiders to access during theContinue reading “‘Hidden Gems’, ICOM-ICDAD virtual conference, 15- 16 October 2020, registration is open”

[ONLINE CONFERENCE] Travelling Objects, Travelling People: Art and Artists of Late-Medieval and Renaissance Iberia and Beyond, c. 1400–1550

Thursday 10 December 2020, 1:00 pm – 5:35 pm Friday 11 December 2020, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Please click here to register for this live online event. Travelling Objects, Travelling Peopleaims to nuance our understanding of the exchanges and influences that shaped the artistic landscape of Medieval and Renaissance Iberia. Traditional narratives hold thatContinue reading “[ONLINE CONFERENCE] Travelling Objects, Travelling People: Art and Artists of Late-Medieval and Renaissance Iberia and Beyond, c. 1400–1550”

CFP: ‘Decentering Realisms, 1750–Now’, Virtual Conference (The Courtauld Institute of Art), with a related online reading group (details below)

Conference date: Friday 12 and Saturday 13 March 2021 Proposals due: 16 November 2020 This conference will explore realism in art across the world, from the mid-eighteenth century to the present day. Seeking to decentre conventional art histories of realism which anchor the concept in nineteenth-century Europe and to open it up to redefinition, thisContinue reading “CFP: ‘Decentering Realisms, 1750–Now’, Virtual Conference (The Courtauld Institute of Art), with a related online reading group (details below)”

CALL FOR PAPERS: Art and Activism in Latin America session at the 2020 Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) online conference, 15 – 17 October 2020, deadline for proposals is August 1, 2020

The theme of this session is art and activism in Latin America. Art and activism are two distinct academic disciplines, but ones which can dialogue and merge into action, which ranges from cultural production to a mutual understanding of contemporary political and social changes. We will therefore look at Latin America contemporary artists whose workContinue reading “CALL FOR PAPERS: Art and Activism in Latin America session at the 2020 Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) online conference, 15 – 17 October 2020, deadline for proposals is August 1, 2020”

Conference – ‘Construir la diócesis medieval: Estrategias, agentes y herramientas’, POSTPONED until September 2021

In general terms the conference design will be maintained as it was, but specific dates and any other changes will be circulated shortly in a revised CFP. In the meantime, the Call for Papers remains open. The Gregorian Reform led to a reframing of the role of bishops and diocesan institutions that cemented their powerContinue reading “Conference – ‘Construir la diócesis medieval: Estrategias, agentes y herramientas’, POSTPONED until September 2021”

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ‘Hidden Gems’ Virtual Conference hosted by ICOM-ICDAD (15–16 October 2020), SUBMISSION DEADLINE 1 July 2020

Deadline approaching! ICOM-ICDAD is hosting a virtual conference (previously scheduled to take place in Lisbon) on the theme of ‘Hidden Gems’, which will run October 15 – 16, 2020. They welcome a diverse range of presentations on this topic, exploring everything from hidden collections to underrepresented designers and artists. The deadline for proposals is JulyContinue reading “CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ‘Hidden Gems’ Virtual Conference hosted by ICOM-ICDAD (15–16 October 2020), SUBMISSION DEADLINE 1 July 2020”

An invitation for ARTES members: Osma Centenary Conference, 7 February, Bodleian Library and Pembroke College, Oxford

Dear Fellow ARTES Members, We look forward to celebrating the life and work of the first Spaniard to graduate from Oxford with you! Osma Centenary7 February Bodleian Library Pembroke College Guillermo J. de Osma was the first Spaniard to study at Oxford after the Universities Test Act 1871, which opened Oxford, Cambridge and Durham universitiesContinue reading “An invitation for ARTES members: Osma Centenary Conference, 7 February, Bodleian Library and Pembroke College, Oxford”

Programme and Registration Details: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, 20th–21st June 2019, Senate Suite, Durham University Castle, Durham, UK

Organised by Stefano Cracolici and Edward Payne (Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, Durham University) Free, but please register at this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/canons-and-repertoires-constructing-the-visual-arts-in-the-hispanic-world-registration-62569293441 The visual arts in Spain have long been haunted by the spectres of six giants: El Greco, Ribera, Velázquez, Murillo, Goya and Picasso. Still today, these canonical figures tower overContinue reading “Programme and Registration Details: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, 20th–21st June 2019, Senate Suite, Durham University Castle, Durham, UK”

Save the Date: Oxford Sorolla Symposium, 1 July 2019

A symposium to accompany the National Gallery’s major exhibition “Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light” (18 March–7th July 2019) will take place on at the Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, on 1 July 2019. The programme will include guest speakers such as Gabriele Finaldi, Director of the National Gallery, Richard Ormond, former Deputy Director of the NationalContinue reading “Save the Date: Oxford Sorolla Symposium, 1 July 2019”