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”

Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 20 October, 6.00 PM | Lisandra Estevez, Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art

We are pleased to announce that the second seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday, 20 October at 6.00 PM, UK time:    Lisandra Estevez: Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art This talk takes a closer look at Ribera’s otherness as an artist.Continue reading “Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 20 October, 6.00 PM | Lisandra Estevez, Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art”

Virtual Lecture: Spanish Golden Age Masters in American Collections, Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Milwaukee Art Museum, 30 September, 6pm UK time

Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Meadows Museum Center for Spain in America (CSA) Curatorial Fellow and ARTES member, will deliver a virtual lecture this Thursday for the Milwaukee Art Museum titled ‘Spanish Golden Age Masters in American Collections’, which focuses on works by Francisco de Zurbarán and Bartolomé Esteban Murillo For more information and to register,Continue reading “Virtual Lecture: Spanish Golden Age Masters in American Collections, Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Milwaukee Art Museum, 30 September, 6pm UK time”

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”