CFP – Activation. Staging Strategies of Mobile Artworks in the Early Modern Hispanic World 

International and interdisciplinary conferenceBibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History Rome 16 – 17 February 2023Deadline: June 20, 2022 Conception and scientific organisation: Dr. Sven Jakstat, Dr. Johannes Gebhardt, Prof. Dr. Tanja Michalsky The temporary activation of mobile works of art and cult objects can be traced back to antiquity and continues toContinue reading “CFP – Activation. Staging Strategies of Mobile Artworks in the Early Modern Hispanic World ”

CFP – Hispanic Art in British Regional Collections: History, Display, Research Conference, hosted by the Zurbarán Centre, Durham University, 22–23 September 2022

Deadline: 27 May 2022 British regional galleries are extraordinarily rich in holdings of Hispanic art. County Durham alone has the largest concentration of Spanish artworks anywhere in the world outside Spain. In addition to Francisco de Zurbarán’s cycle of Jacob and his Twelve Sons at Auckland Castle, significant holdings can be found at The BowesContinue reading “CFP – Hispanic Art in British Regional Collections: History, Display, Research Conference, hosted by the Zurbarán Centre, Durham University, 22–23 September 2022”

Professor David Davies, 1937-2022

David Davies was an active member of ARTES since its inception. A Welshman from the Valleys, David was a middle weight champion boxer in his youth. He joined UCL in 1967 and is said to have put the History of Art Department on its feet. He was ‘a teacher enraptured by his subject matter’ (CharlesContinue reading “Professor David Davies, 1937-2022”

CFP: Transgression and Liminality in Iberian and Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers’ Symposium, Durham University, 7 and 8 July 2022

Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art invites doctoral students to submit proposals for presentations at the centre’s second Emerging Researchers Symposium, taking place at Durham University on 7 and 8 July. The aim of the event is to stimulate engaging and interdisciplinary conversations amongst international postgraduate students engaged with Hispanic artContinue reading “CFP: Transgression and Liminality in Iberian and Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers’ Symposium, Durham University, 7 and 8 July 2022”

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”

Luisa Roldán – Recording of the online discussion/book launch and a special offer to purchase the book now available

For those who missed it, please find the recording of the book launch for the new monograph, Luisa Roldán. Author Catherine Hall-van den Elsen was joined in conversation by ARTES co-founder Holly Trusted to explore the life and works of this celebrated sculptor of the Spanish Golden Age Order the book: Customers in the UKContinue reading “Luisa Roldán – Recording of the online discussion/book launch and a special offer to purchase the book now available”

CFP: ‘Crafting Medieval Spain: the Torrijos ceilings in context,’ session at the 2022 Association for Art History Annual conference, deadline 1 November 2021

This session will explore the legacy of Islamic art in Europe through its medieval ceilings, many of which are dispersed as architectural fragments in contemporary museums. It will focus on the case study of the Torrijos ceilings, four monumental wooden ceilings that were commissioned in the 1490s by a couple close to the Catholic Monarchs,Continue reading “CFP: ‘Crafting Medieval Spain: the Torrijos ceilings in context,’ session at the 2022 Association for Art History Annual conference, deadline 1 November 2021”

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