EXHIBITION: Murillo’s The Prodigal Son and the art of narrative in Andalusian Baroque painting, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 9/21/2021 – 1/23/2022

Until 23 January 2022 in Room C of the Jerónimos Building and with the collaboration of the Comunidad de Madrid, the Museo Nacional del Prado is exhibiting three important narrative series produced for private clients in Andalusia in the mid-17th century: the two on the parable of the Prodigal Son and the Story of JosephContinue reading “EXHIBITION: Murillo’s The Prodigal Son and the art of narrative in Andalusian Baroque painting, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 9/21/2021 – 1/23/2022”

Exhibition: Spain, 1000-1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith, The Met Cloisters, 30 August 2021 – 30 January 2022

Communities of Christians, Muslims, and Jews lived side by side in Spain for centuries, creating vibrant artistic traditions that often intersected. For the first time since its inauguration at The Met Cloisters in 1961, the Fuentidueña Chapel gallery, which typically focuses on the Christian tradition, will present a group of works that testify to theContinue reading “Exhibition: Spain, 1000-1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith, The Met Cloisters, 30 August 2021 – 30 January 2022”

EXHIBITION: ‘Creating a National Collection’ (28 May – 4 September 2021), Southampton City Art Gallery

‘Creating a National Collection: The Partnership between Southampton City Art Gallery and the National Gallery‘ explores, for the first time, Southampton’s 92-year partnership with the National Gallery and the role London played in the evolution of Southampton’s collection. It will see loans from the National Gallery alongside works acquired by Southampton as part of the partnership. Continue reading “EXHIBITION: ‘Creating a National Collection’ (28 May – 4 September 2021), Southampton City Art Gallery”

Meadows Museum Announces Fall Exhibitions

Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Traje, 19 September – 9 January Rather than focus on a particular artist, Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Traje will for the first time pair works in the Meadows collection with representative examples of the historic dress depicted to shed new lightContinue reading “Meadows Museum Announces Fall Exhibitions”

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”