“So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty”: on the sculptures of knights and ladies at Santa María la Mayor de Toro (Zamora) | Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández | Medieval Work in Progress at The Courtauld, 23 November 2022

5pm, 23 November 2022 at The Courtauld, Vernon Square Campus Speaker: Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández (University of Heidelberg) During the second half of the 12th century sculptures of knights and ladies started populating churches across the Iberian North. Particularly interesting is the case of Santa María la Mayor de Toro (Zamora) because it features three capitalsContinue reading ““So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty”: on the sculptures of knights and ladies at Santa María la Mayor de Toro (Zamora) | Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández | Medieval Work in Progress at The Courtauld, 23 November 2022”

TODAY – Online Talk at The Wallace Collection | Meet the Expert: David Roberts’s Travels, Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink and Professor Claudia Hopkins, 1pm BST

Date: Thursday 21 April 2022Time: 13.00-14.00 BSTLocation: Zoom and YouTube (Online) Speakers: Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, Enriqueta Harris Frankfort Curatorial Fellow, The Wallace Collection, and Professor Claudia Hopkins, Director of Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art Description: Victorian artist-adventurer David Roberts (1796-1864) travelled extensively in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, creating countless images ofContinue reading “TODAY – Online Talk at The Wallace Collection | Meet the Expert: David Roberts’s Travels, Dr Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink and Professor Claudia Hopkins, 1pm BST”

Luisa Roldán – Online Discussion and Book Launch – Holly Trusted explores, with author Catherine Hall-van den Elsen, the life and works of this celebrated sculptor of the Spanish Golden Age, 20 October 2021

Lund Humphries is delighted to celebrate the launch of Luisa Roldán, a new monograph by Catherine Hall-van den Elsen, co-published with Getty Publications. This beautifully illustrated book presents the first overview in English of the life and work of Luisa Roldán (1652–1706). To celebrate the new publication, author Catherine Hall-van den Elsen will be joinedContinue reading “Luisa Roldán – Online Discussion and Book Launch – Holly Trusted explores, with author Catherine Hall-van den Elsen, the life and works of this celebrated sculptor of the Spanish Golden Age, 20 October 2021”

TONIGHT (online and in-person): Professor Simon Thurley CBE, ‘The Spanish Culture of Charles I’s Court’, Museum of London, 6-7 PM

In 1623, Charles I (as heir to the throne) made a secret and hazardous trip to Madrid to win the hand of a Spanish princess. For eight months he was the guest of the Spanish king, Philip IV, living in the Alcazar of Madrid. The opportunities to study art, architecture and court ceremonial made aContinue reading “TONIGHT (online and in-person): Professor Simon Thurley CBE, ‘The Spanish Culture of Charles I’s Court’, Museum of London, 6-7 PM”

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”

Online Talk: Learning @ Lunch with the Meadows Museum, SMU – Akemi Herráez Vossbrink, ‘A Spanish Artist Active in Mexico’, 25 May 2021, 6:15pm London (12:15 Dallas)

Join Akemi Herráez Vossbrink, Center for Spain in America (CSA) Curatorial Fellow at the Meadows Museum, to explore Alonso López de Herrera’s double-sided copper, Saint Thomas Aquinas [recto] and Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata, 1639. Please click here to register

ARTES 20th Anniversary Lecture, ‘Fluttering Draperies and Swooning Saints: The Baroque in Spain and Bavaria’ with Dr. Holly Trusted, please find details below:

ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, 10 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom

The second Maius Masterclass will take place on 10 July 2020, 4–5pm on Zoom. We will welcome Professor Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), who will explore the theme of visual genres as one of the recurring threads of her academic career. Please click here to join (you will be asked to registerContinue reading “ONLINE TALK: The Maius Masterclass with Prof. Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras, 10 July 2020, 4pm on Zoom”

Recording of BSR Online Lecture: The Iberian and the Other in early modern Rome, with Piers Baker-Bates and James W. Nelson Novoa

In case you missed it, the BSR has shared a recording of last week’s talk by Piers Baker-Bates and James W. Nelson Novoa, The Iberian and the Other in early modern Rome.