TONIGHT: Zoom event: ‘Zurburan and The Boys’, a Conversation at THERRC with David Pott on the connections between Faith and Art

“The Boys” is an affectionate term sometimes used to describe the outstanding portraits of Jacob and his twelve sons by the Spanish artist Francisco de Zurbarán, housed at Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland. Join local author David Pott who will be discussing his book Listening to the Boys: Meditations on Francisco de Zurbaran’s Jacob andContinue reading “TONIGHT: Zoom event: ‘Zurburan and The Boys’, a Conversation at THERRC with David Pott on the connections between Faith and Art”

TONIGHT: Re-Visiting Museums: From the Louvre to the Hispanic Society Museum & Library in New York, 5pm

Join the Hispanic Society Museum & Library Director & CEO, Guillaume Kientz, and Lionel Sauvage, philanthropist and 18th Century French art collector for a conversation organized by the American Friends of the Louvre and the National Arts Club. Together, they will discuss Mr. Kientz’s commitment to reimagining museums from the Louvre to the HSM&L, highlighting theContinue reading “TONIGHT: Re-Visiting Museums: From the Louvre to the Hispanic Society Museum & Library in New York, 5pm”

Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal winner 2021: Diana Bularca

ARTES is delighted to announce the winner of the 2021 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal. The medal and £400 prize money are awarded to Diana Bularca, formerly a MA student at the Courtauld Institute of Art, for her essay ‘Wifredo Lam’s Strategic Language’. As Diana writes, ‘Cuban artist Wifredo Lam (b.1902—d.1982) used European modernist formsContinue reading “Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal winner 2021: Diana Bularca”

TONIGHT: Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions,” the final talk in the ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series

You are warmly invited to our final seminar (re-scheduled from 17 February) of our Research Seminar Series organised with ARTES Iberian and Latin American Visual Culture Group and the Instituto Cervantes: TONIGHT, Tuesday 27 April, 6.00 PM Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions” At the beginningContinue reading “TONIGHT: Professor Roberto Conduru (Southern Methodist University), “Magic, crime and art in early 20th-century Afro-Brazilian religions,” the final talk in the ARTES and Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series”

RECORDING: Madeleine Haddon (University Of Edinburgh), ‘The Cuban Maja: La Mulata In The Work Of Victor Patricio Landaluze’, Online talk for the Research Seminar Series organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre For Spanish and Latin American Art

In advance of tomorrow’s final lecture in the ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Online Seminar Series, please find the recording of Madeleine Haddon’s talk, ‘The Cuban Maja: La Mulata In The Work Of Victor Patricio Landaluze’, delivered on March 24th, 2021. This talk is part of a series of 12 research seminars, many of which will alsoContinue reading “RECORDING: Madeleine Haddon (University Of Edinburgh), ‘The Cuban Maja: La Mulata In The Work Of Victor Patricio Landaluze’, Online talk for the Research Seminar Series organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre For Spanish and Latin American Art”

In advance of tonight’s annual Nigel Glendinning lecture, please find the recording of the 2019 lecture by Dr Javier Barón, Senior Curator of 19th Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, on Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting, recorded at the Instituto Cervantes in London

Please click here for the full recording of part 1 of the lecture, with subtitles Please click here for the full recording of part 2 of the lecture, with subtitles Please click here for more information about tonight’s Glendenning Lecture Booking is essential. Please email the Zurbarán Centre (Zurbaran.centre@durham.ac.uk) to register and to receive aContinue reading “In advance of tonight’s annual Nigel Glendinning lecture, please find the recording of the 2019 lecture by Dr Javier Barón, Senior Curator of 19th Century Painting at the Museo del Prado, on Velázquez, El Greco and Modern Painting, recorded at the Instituto Cervantes in London”

NIGEL GLENDINNING LECTURE: Jesús Escobar (Northwestern University), “All Roads Lead to the Plaza de Palacio: Architecture and Ceremony in Habsburg Madrid”, 17 March, 6-7pm, via Zoom

An annual event in honour of the great Hispanist Nigel Glendinning, organised by ARTES and the Instituto Cervantes. Part of the twelve-part seminar series hosted by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre at Durham University. 17th March 2021, 18:00 to 19:00 Used by people of all classes and fronted by the architectural seat of imperial government,Continue reading “NIGEL GLENDINNING LECTURE: Jesús Escobar (Northwestern University), “All Roads Lead to the Plaza de Palacio: Architecture and Ceremony in Habsburg Madrid”, 17 March, 6-7pm, via Zoom”

REMINDER: Two Day Online Conference – Velázquez and the Spanish Prince: Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School, Starting TOMORROW

Date: Thursday 4 and Friday 5 March 2021Times: 15.00-18.00 each dayLocation: Zoom (online) Drawing together an international panel of eminent scholars working on the Spanish Habsburg Court and Spanish art, this two-session conference focuses on one of the best-loved paintings at the Wallace Collection, Prince Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School. Please click here for more information, including the fullContinue reading “REMINDER: Two Day Online Conference – Velázquez and the Spanish Prince: Baltasar Carlos in the Riding School, Starting TOMORROW”