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”

Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal 2020

ARTES is delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal, awarded with the generous support of the Office of Cultural and Scientific Affairs of the Spanish Embassy in London.  This year’s prize is awarded to Dr Simon Park, an early career scholar at the University of Oxford. Simon’s essay, ‘ChasingContinue reading “Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal 2020”

Call for submissions: ARTES Essay Prize and CEEH scholarships, deadline 31 January 2020

The deadline for the ARTES’ annual essay prize is fast approaching at the end of January: further details here       31 January is also the deadline for our annual scholarships, including CEEH travel scholarships of up to £1000 One CEEH scholarship for a UK PhD student who is working on Spanish or HispanicContinue reading “Call for submissions: ARTES Essay Prize and CEEH scholarships, deadline 31 January 2020”

The Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal: Call for Submissions, deadline 31 January

To encourage emerging scholars that are based in the UK, ARTES, in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain, awards an annual essay medal to the author of the best art-historical essay on a Hispanic theme, which must be submitted in competition and judged by a reading Sub-Committee. The medal is named after Juan Facundo Riaño (1829-1901), theContinue reading “The Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Medal: Call for Submissions, deadline 31 January”

ARTES AGM and Prize-Giving Ceremony Report, Oxford, 14 June 2018

On 14 June 2018 ARTES held its AGM and prize-giving ceremony in Oxford. It was a day packed with special visits to rarely-seen collections of Spanish art in the city. The day started at Campion Hall, a Jesuit private hall which hosts a fascinating private collection of religious art from Europe, Latin America, and from ChristianContinue reading “ARTES AGM and Prize-Giving Ceremony Report, Oxford, 14 June 2018”

ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018

10:00 Campion Hall, Brewer St, Oxford OX1 1QS — http://www.campion.ox.ac.uk Established in 1896, Campion Hall holds extensive collections, including in the areas of Iberian & Latin American art. Visit Led by Professor Peter Davidson, Senior Research Fellow & Archivist ***Attendees are asked to arrive punctually, as late arrivals may be difficult to  accommodate*** 12:00 Taylor Institution St.Continue reading “ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018”

ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018

10:00 Campion Hall, Brewer St, Oxford OX1 1QS — http://www.campion.ox.ac.uk Established in 1896, Campion Hall holds extensive collections, including in the areas of Iberian & Latin American art. Visit Led by Professor Peter Davidson, Senior Research Fellow & Archivist ***Attendees are asked to arrive punctually, as late arrivals may be difficult to  accommodate*** 12:00 Taylor Institution St.Continue reading “ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018”

ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018

10:00 Campion Hall, Brewer St, Oxford OX1 1QS — http://www.campion.ox.ac.uk Established in 1896, Campion Hall holds extensive collections, including in the areas of Iberian & Latin American art. Visit Led by Professor Peter Davidson, Senior Research Fellow & Archivist ***Attendees are asked to arrive punctually, as late arrivals may be difficult to  accommodate*** 12:00 Taylor Institution St.Continue reading “ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018”

ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018

10:00 Campion Hall, Brewer St, Oxford OX1 1QS — http://www.campion.ox.ac.uk Established in 1896, Campion Hall holds extensive collections, including in the areas of Iberian & Latin American art. Visit Led by Professor Peter Davidson, Senior Research Fellow & Archivist ***Attendees are asked to arrive punctually, as late arrivals may be difficult to  accommodate*** 12:00 Taylor Institution St.Continue reading “ARTES AGM in Oxford, Thursday 14 June, 2018”

Prize-Giving Ceremony at the Wallace Collection, 29 June 2017

On Thursday 29 June ARTES celebrated the winners of its annual scholarships and of the Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize with a ceremony held at the Wallace Collection in London. The Collection’s director Xavier Bray and Carmen Brieva Rodriguez from the Cultural Office of the Spanish Embassy joined the celebration. ARTES started offering travel andContinue reading “Prize-Giving Ceremony at the Wallace Collection, 29 June 2017”