New Publications from the CEEH

El camarín del desengaño. Juan de Espina, coleccionista y curioso del siglo XVII, by Pedro Reula Baquero, 2019 Juan de Espina Velasco (1583−1642), a nobleman of Madrid and cleric of minor orders, has gone down in history – initially as the unwitting protagonist of two eighteenth-century magical plays by the dramatist José de Cañizares andContinue reading “New Publications from the CEEH”

Opens today: Dibujos de Luis Paret (1746-1799) at the Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid

Luis Paret y Alcázar (Madrid, 1746‒1799) has been hailed as a ‘spontaneous and joyful’ painter who allowed himself to be ‘overly’ influenced by French art. Labelled as the ‘Spanish Watteau’ and the most genuine representative of Rococo painting in the country, he has long been considered the second most important painter of his day after Goya. However, these considerationsContinue reading “Opens today: Dibujos de Luis Paret (1746-1799) at the Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid”

New Publication: Almudena Pérez de Tudela Gabaldón, ‘Los inventarios de Doña Juana de Austria, Princesa de Portugal (1535–1573)

Almudena Pérez de Tudela Gabaldón Los inventarios de Doña Juana de Austria, Princesa de Portugal (1535–1573)  2018 Universidad de Jaén ISBN: 978-84-9159-094-1 35   La princesa Juana de Austria fue una de las coleccionistas y mecenas más importantes en la España de la segunda mitad del siglo XVI. Sin embargo, su figura ha quedado eclipsada por la deContinue reading “New Publication: Almudena Pérez de Tudela Gabaldón, ‘Los inventarios de Doña Juana de Austria, Princesa de Portugal (1535–1573)”

Book Launch: A new edition of Goya and his Critics by Nigel Glendinning, Instituto Cervantes, London, 7-8.30pm, 12 December 2017

We celebrate with ARTES (Iberian and Latin American Visual Culture Group) the publication of a new edition of Nigel Glendinning’s Goya and his Critics by Dr Sarah Symmons and Dr Jesusa Vega. Nigel Glendinning’s Goya and His Critics was first published in English in 1977 and appeared in Spanish some five years later. This wasContinue reading “Book Launch: A new edition of Goya and his Critics by Nigel Glendinning, Instituto Cervantes, London, 7-8.30pm, 12 December 2017”

New Publication: El Greco comes to America: the Discovery of a Modern Old Master (CEEH, Center for Spain in America and Frick Collection, 2017)

El Greco comes to America: The Discovery of a Modern Old Master, directed by Inge Reist and José Luis Colomer Este libro es un homenaje a los soberbios ejemplos de la obra del Greco conservados en Estados Unidos. El estilo tan personal del artista tenía un aire de modernidad que atraía a los coleccionistas deContinue reading “New Publication: El Greco comes to America: the Discovery of a Modern Old Master (CEEH, Center for Spain in America and Frick Collection, 2017)”

Forthcoming publication: Nigel Glendinning, Goya and His Critics, new edited edition

Nigel Glendinning (1929-2013) is remembered for his perceptive writings on Goya and for the range of his knowledge on the art and literature of 18th century Spain. He had a distinguished academic career at the universities of Southampton, Trinity College Dublin, and Queen Mary University of London. He was a Corresponding Member of the RealContinue reading “Forthcoming publication: Nigel Glendinning, Goya and His Critics, new edited edition”

Art in Translation Special Issue: Spain and Orientalism

Art in Translation has announced the publication of a special issue on Spain and Orientalism, vol. 9:1 (2017), co-edited by Claudia Hopkins (University of Edinburgh) and Anna McSweeney (Warburg Institute). This is the first English-language journal issue dedicated to Spanish Orientalism in art and visual culture in the 19th and 20th centuries. The peer-reviewed articles, drawn fromContinue reading “Art in Translation Special Issue: Spain and Orientalism”

New Publication: Santa Teresa o la llama permanente. Estudios históricos, artísticos y literario (Madrid, 2017)

Esther Borrego Gutiérrez and Jaime Olmedo Ramos eds., Santa Teresa o la llama permanente. Estudios históricos, artísticos y literarios (Madrid: Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, 2017). 424 pp, 56 illus. colour and b&w. Paperback € 33,66 (without IVA). ISBN 9788415245711 Twenty essays from the proceedings of the International Congress on Saint Teresa of Avila, heldContinue reading “New Publication: Santa Teresa o la llama permanente. Estudios históricos, artísticos y literario (Madrid, 2017)”