Featured exhibition: Hermen Anglada-Camarasa. Una revisión pictórica de la colección, Caixaforum, Palma de Mallorca, until 30 August 2020

Throughout his career the Catalan painter Hermen Anglada-Camarasa (Barcelona 1871–1959 Pollença) worked mainly in the ‘modernista’ style. During WWI he travelled to Mallorca for the first time and eventually settled for the rest of his life in the north of the island, where in 1967, following the artist’s wishes his house in Pollença was turnedContinue reading “Featured exhibition: Hermen Anglada-Camarasa. Una revisión pictórica de la colección, Caixaforum, Palma de Mallorca, until 30 August 2020”

Closing Soon: Antonio María Esquivel (1806-1857): his religious paintings, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, until 20 January

The Museo del Prado has restored three paintings considered to be among the most important religious compositions by the leading Spanish Romantic artist Antonio María Esquivel. Esquivel’s work as the creator of religious paintings is barely known despite being among his principal artistic concerns. Now visitors can see The Fall of Lucifer, Christ the SaviourContinue reading “Closing Soon: Antonio María Esquivel (1806-1857): his religious paintings, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, until 20 January”

Featured Exhibition: Roma en México/México en Roma: las academias de arte entre Europa y el Nuevo Mundo (1843–1867), Museo Nacional de San Carlos, Mexico City, until April 28, 2019

The exhibition Roma en México/México en Roma: las academias de arte entre Europa y el Nuevo Mundo (1843–1867) presents the academic and artistic exchange between Italy and Mexico through 93 nineteenth-century works. It focuses on the relations between the Accademia de San Luca and the Academia de San Carlos, and presents the results of an extensive researchContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Roma en México/México en Roma: las academias de arte entre Europa y el Nuevo Mundo (1843–1867), Museo Nacional de San Carlos, Mexico City, until April 28, 2019”

Conference: Gotik global – kolonial – postkolonial, Dresden, October 26–7, 2018

Gotik global – kolonial – postkolonial: Gotisierende Sakralarchitektur auf der Iberischen Halbinsel und in Lateinamerika vom 19. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert Dresden, Technische Universität, Institut für Kunst und Musikwissenschaft, Raum ABS/E08/H, 26. – 27.10.2018 Tagung der Technischen Universität Dresden, Institut für Kunst- und Musikwissenschaft der Philosophischen Fakultät in Zusammenarbeit mit der Carl Justi-Vereinigung e.V. Immer wieder werden imContinue reading “Conference: Gotik global – kolonial – postkolonial, Dresden, October 26–7, 2018”

Featured Exhibition: Descubriendo a Luis Masson, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid, until 26 August

As part of the 20thanniversary edition of the mass photography display of contemporary and historic works, PHotoESPAÑA (6 June-26 August 2018, venues across Madrid, Barcelona and in Valencia), the Museo Lázaro Galdiano in Madrid will open an exhibition Descubriendo a Luis Masson commemorating the work of the French 19th-century photographer Luis Masson (born 1825), who produced aContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Descubriendo a Luis Masson, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid, until 26 August”

Third meeting of the Maius Workshop: ‘Inside and Outside Geographical Boundaries,’ March 13, 6–7:30, Room G21A, Senate House, London

Featured Exhibition: Drawings by Rosario Weiss

Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid, until 22 April 2018 This exhibition features more than a hundred drawings by Rosario Weiss (Madrid, 1814‒1843) as well as a few prints and paintings. It sets out to show the work of an outstanding draughtswoman who is better known for her relationship with Francisco de Goya (1746‒1828) than for her artistic career. WeissContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Drawings by Rosario Weiss”

Casa Vicens, a home designed by Gaudí, now open to the public in Barcelona

The first home designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí has recently opened to the public. Built between 1883 and 1885 as a summer house for the Vicens family, it is a masterpiece of riotous colour in an eclectic neo-moorish style. After over a century of transformations at the hands of various different owners, the World HeritageContinue reading “Casa Vicens, a home designed by Gaudí, now open to the public in Barcelona”

News: Meadows Museum acquires last painting by Spanish master Mariano Fortuny y Marsal

  The Southern Methodist University’s Website announced today that The Meadows Museum has acquired Beach at Portici, the last painting of famed Spanish artist Mariano Fortuny y Marsal (1838-1874). This large-scale, unfinished work depicts the carefree atmosphere of a bbeautiful summer day at the beach, demonstrating Fortuny’s hallmark ability to capture light in paint. Fortuny wasContinue reading “News: Meadows Museum acquires last painting by Spanish master Mariano Fortuny y Marsal”

Featured Exhibition: Fortuny (1838-1874), Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, until 18 March 2018

The Museo Nacional del Prado has recently opened an exhibition on Mariano Fortuny y Marsal (1838-1874). This artist, who achieved international renown in the last third of the 19th century, was a skilled painter and draughtsman who excelled in watercolour. He was also a graphic artist and a passionate collector of antiquities. As with previousContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Fortuny (1838-1874), Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, until 18 March 2018”