Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Carolina Miguel Arroyo (Museo del Romanticismo), National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art, 13 January 2022, 6.00 PM

We are pleased to announce that the first seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place on Thursday, 13 January at 6.00 PM, UK time.    The Instituto Cervantes Museum Director Lecture: Dr Carolina Miguel Arroyo: “The National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art” Over theContinue reading “Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Carolina Miguel Arroyo (Museo del Romanticismo), National Museum of Romanticism. New approaches and challenges in studies of Spanish art, 13 January 2022, 6.00 PM”

Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 15 December, 6.00 PM | Book presentation: Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire by Laura Fernández González, Penn State University Press, 2021

. We are pleased to announce that the eighth seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday, 15 December at 6.00 PM, UK time:    Book presentation, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire by Laura Fernández González, Penn State University Press, 2021.  . Dr Laura Fernández-González, SeniorContinue reading “Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 15 December, 6.00 PM | Book presentation: Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire by Laura Fernández González, Penn State University Press, 2021”

TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Andy Beresford, St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography

We are pleased to announce that the seventh seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place tonight, Wednesday, 1 December at 6.00 PM, UK time: Andy Beresford (Durham University), St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography In recent years critics have argued that hagiography provides a doctrinally licitContinue reading “TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Andy Beresford, St Barbara, the Severed Breast, and the Problem of Pious Pornography”

TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Javier Ortiz Echagüe (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos), Charles Clifford in Madrid. Dreams of Modernity, 6pm GMT

We are pleased to announce that the sixth seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place tonight, Wednesday, 24 November at 6.00 PM, UK time:    In 1850, the Welsh photographer Charles Clifford settled in Madrid, where he lived until his death in 1863. During this period he developed an extensive workContinue reading “TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Javier Ortiz Echagüe (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos), Charles Clifford in Madrid. Dreams of Modernity, 6pm GMT”

TOMORROW: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy

We are pleased to announce that the fifth seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 November at 6.00 PM, UK time:    Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy The Galician artist Genaro Pérez Villaamil (1807-1854), the founder of Spanish landscape painting, enjoyed royalContinue reading “TOMORROW: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series | Claudia Hopkins, Romantic landscape painting as an Expression of National Fantasy”

TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series begins with a talk on the Factum Foundation at the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland: Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality, 6pm BST

Join us tonight for the first talk in our ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre 2021 Autumn Seminar Series Adam Lowe and Charlotte Skene Catling: In Ictu Oculi – In the Blink of an Eye. Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality The seminar introduces the innovative exhibition display curated by the Madrid-based Factum Foundation and Skene CatlingContinue reading “TONIGHT: ARTES/ Zurbarán Centre Seminar Series begins with a talk on the Factum Foundation at the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland: Rethinking the relationship between Authenticity and Originality, 6pm BST”

Research Seminar: Inigo Thomas, ‘Who was Tomàs Harris?’, UCL, London, 24 January 2019

This seminar will be dedicated to Tomàs Harris (1908–1964). Harris was a MI5 spy, but also a painter of Spanish landscapes and a scholar of Spanish art. His outstanding collection of prints by Goya is now at the British Museum. The lecture will take place in Seminar Room 3, UCL History of Art, 20 Gordon Square, London,Continue reading “Research Seminar: Inigo Thomas, ‘Who was Tomàs Harris?’, UCL, London, 24 January 2019”

Lecture: Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz, The Impossible Reflection: A New Approach to African Themes in Wifredo Lam’s Art (Cuba, 1902-1982), Oxford, 8 February 2018

Thursday 08 February 2018, 5 pm, University of Oxford, Latin American Centre Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz (B.A the University of Havana, Ph.D. Yale University, 2004), is an Art Historian with expertise in African and Caribbean artistic, visual and religious practices, whose work challenges traditional disciplinary boundaries and examines the varied understandings ofContinue reading “Lecture: Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz, The Impossible Reflection: A New Approach to African Themes in Wifredo Lam’s Art (Cuba, 1902-1982), Oxford, 8 February 2018”

Velázquez at Kingston Lacy: Lecture by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, 21 July

Diego Velázquez, Philip IV hunting Wild Boar (La Tela Real), probably 1632-7, oil on canvas, 182 x 302 cm. The National Gallery, London, inventory no. NG197 A unique landscape by artist Diego Velázquez, painted for King Philip IV of Spain, is on loan from the National Gallery in London for the first time, and isContinue reading “Velázquez at Kingston Lacy: Lecture by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, 21 July”