Spanish and Latin American Art exhibitions currently on in the US

Goya’s Graphic Imagination, The Met, New York (Virtual tours available) No Ocean Between Us, Cowden Gallery, San Antonio Museum of Art Building on the Boulevard: Celebrating 20 Years of the Meadows’s New Home, Meadows Museum, Dallas Devoted: Art and Spirituality in Mexico and New Mexico, Dallas Museum of Art Frida Kahlo: Five Works, Dallas MuseumContinue reading “Spanish and Latin American Art exhibitions currently on in the US”

Exhibition ‘Funk Fiction’ at Casa de las Conchas, Spain: VIRTUAL TOUR, SEMINAR (24 Feb), and WORKSHOP (25 Feb)

Take a VIRTUAL TOUR of ‘Funk Fiction’, a video Installation by Brazilian Artist Henrique Fagundes, showing at the Casa de las Conchas Palace in Salamanca, Spain. VIRTUAL TOUR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITLG4M4bXpw&feature=youtu.be FUNK FICTION CHANNEL 1-2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYieAQjSpdQ&t=233s To learn more about Henrique Fagundes’ art practice and its relationship to the broader context of Brazilian art join the following didactic initiatives: SEMINAR (in Spanish) ‘Not Only Carnival:Continue reading “Exhibition ‘Funk Fiction’ at Casa de las Conchas, Spain: VIRTUAL TOUR, SEMINAR (24 Feb), and WORKSHOP (25 Feb)”

New and noteworthy exhibition openings in Spain, October 2020

Obras maestras de la colección Valdés, Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao, 7 October 2020 – 1 February 2021. The first exhibition devoted to the art collection of the Bilbao businessman Félix Fernández-Valdés (1895- 1976), 4 of whose paintings entered the Prado’s collection after his death and others are now distributed around other public and privateContinue reading “New and noteworthy exhibition openings in Spain, October 2020”

Upcoming Exhibition – Mariana Castillo Deball: Between making and knowing something at Modern Art Oxford (2 October 2020 – 3 January 2021)

Through a collage-like installation featuring pottery, photography and textiles, Mexican-born artist Mariana Castillo Deball works to uncover stories and individuals often hidden in traditional museum displays. For more information and to book a free ticket, please click here. Text and image from Modern Art Oxford

Museums online: content from the National Gallery of Ireland, the Museo del Prado, the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, and Google Arts and Culture

Virtual tour of ‘Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored’ at the National Gallery of Ireland The Gallery is scheduled to reopen on July 20th, but until then you can visit virtually. The online version features a 360 degree image of the exhibition with the possibility to zoom in on the paintings and read the accompanying labelsContinue reading “Museums online: content from the National Gallery of Ireland, the Museo del Prado, the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, and Google Arts and Culture”

Featured Exhibition: Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored, Hugh Lane Room, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, until 30 August 2020

Six remarkable paintings by one of the most celebrated painters of the Spanish Golden Age, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682), have been conserved and researched at the National Gallery of Ireland. They depict the parable of the Prodigal Son. Fascinating details uncovered during the conservation project and a number of related prints will be displayed alongside the series,Continue reading “Featured Exhibition: Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored, Hugh Lane Room, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, until 30 August 2020”

‘Picasso and Paper’: An Exhibition at the RA and a Programme of Events Organised by the Instituto Cervantes London

Picasso didn’t just draw on paper – he tore it, burnt it, and made it three-dimensional. From studies for ‘Guernica’ to a 4.8-metre-wide collage, this major exhibition, open until 13 April 2020 at the Royal Academy, brings together more than 300 works on paper spanning the artist’s 80-year career. Click here for more information. InContinue reading “‘Picasso and Paper’: An Exhibition at the RA and a Programme of Events Organised by the Instituto Cervantes London”

Closing Soon: ‘Goya, génie d’avant-garde, le maître et son école’, Agen, France, until 10 February 2020

The City of Agen and its Fine Arts Museum, located between Bordeaux and Toulouse in the South-west of France, will present, over the winter of 2019–2020, an outstanding exhibition with a fresh and unexpected view on Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828) and his work. Through a selection of works in several media (paintings, drawings,Continue reading “Closing Soon: ‘Goya, génie d’avant-garde, le maître et son école’, Agen, France, until 10 February 2020”

Featured Exhibition: ‘Montañés, maestro de maestros’, Museo de Bellas Artes, Seville, until 15 March 2020

Juan Martínez Montañés (Alcalá la Real, 1568–Seville, 1649) marked a milestone in Spanish Baroque sculpture and a timeless model in the Sevillian school. This exhibition provides an insight into a select repre­sentation of 44 sculptures and reliefs by the brilliant artist, of a total of 58 works on display. Divided into three sections, the itineraryContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: ‘Montañés, maestro de maestros’, Museo de Bellas Artes, Seville, until 15 March 2020”

Featured Exhibition: Art on Display. Formas de expor 1949-69, Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, until 2 March 2020

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Gulbenkian Museum, this exhibition takes as its starting point the display solutions found for the opening of the Museum in 1969. It also recreates different exhibition design ideas created by Franco Albini and Franca Helg, Carlo Scarpa, Lina Bo Bardi, Aldo van Eyck and Alison and Peter Smithson inContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Art on Display. Formas de expor 1949-69, Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, until 2 March 2020”