Exhibition: Collecting the Arts of Mexico (New York)

Collecting the Arts of Mexico Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Exhibition: July 17, 2015–August 7, 2016 Includes five recently acquired eighteenth-century paintings on copper by the Mexican artist Nicolás Enríquez for a Spanish patron.

Exhibition: Masterworks of Spanish Colonial Art from Phoenix Art Museum’s Collection

Masterworks of Spanish Colonial Art from Phoenix Art Museum’s Collection Exhibition: 5 September 2015 – 28 February 2016 Symposium: Wednesday, 30 September 2015, Phoenix Art Museum (free): Speakers on Spanish Colonial art include Jeanette Favrot Peterson, Sharon Fredrick, Jaime Lara, and Angélica J. Afanador-Pujol.

Exhibition: Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia (Boston, Winterthur)

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 18 August 2015 – 15 February 2016 Moves to Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, 26 March 2016 – 8 January 2017 Survey exhibition of 94 items drawn from across the Americas from Canada to Peru all of which show influence ofContinue reading “Exhibition: Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia (Boston, Winterthur)”

Focus-Abengoa Foundation: Online Collections

The Focus-Abengoa Foundation launches a new tool to digitally disseminate its art collections devoted to the Baroque. In recent years, the assets of the Focus-Abengoa Foundation have increased notably with the creation of the Centro Velázquez in 2008 and the receipt of the legacy of Professor Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez in 2011. In order toContinue reading “Focus-Abengoa Foundation: Online Collections”

Exhibitions: London – The Spanish Contemporary Art Network’s Summer Shows – 23 June -12 Sept 2015

SCAN – The Spanish Contemporary Art Network SATURATION | New Spanish Painting In an image-saturated age, digital media, internet, television, film, and video entertain, inform and surround us every waking hour. Hand-held technologies have made us not only incessant consumers but also constant maker/editors of images. The artistic value of the painted image has been inContinue reading “Exhibitions: London – The Spanish Contemporary Art Network’s Summer Shows – 23 June -12 Sept 2015”

CFP: The Art Market, Collectors and Agents: Then and Now (London, 2016)

Call for Papers: The Art Market, Collectors and Agents: Then and Now London, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House 13 June 2016 Deadline: 30 July 2015 Proposals should be c 350 words and sent with a short CV to Susan Bracken schbracken@btopenworld.com and Adriana Turpin turpinadriana@hotmail.com with cc to collecting_display@hotmail.com Our usual July conference dateContinue reading “CFP: The Art Market, Collectors and Agents: Then and Now (London, 2016)”

Exhibition: Cristina Rodrigues, Knutsford, Cheshire

Cristina Rodrigues: ‘Guardian Angels’ Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire 21 May – 4 October 2015 closed Mondays The latest exhibition by Portuguese-born and Manchester-based installation artist and former architect and ethnographer, on display at a Georgian National Trust country house venue. Rodrigues’ art lends an artistic identity to functional objects within the house, such as tables,Continue reading “Exhibition: Cristina Rodrigues, Knutsford, Cheshire”

Exhibition: Miró y el Mori el Merma, Valencia

Miró y el Mori el Merma Centro del Carmen, Valencia 11 June – 13 September In 1978 Miró collaborated with the theatre company Teatre de la Claca to design, decorate and produce the masks and giant puppet figures for their production of Mori el Merma a play based on Alfred Jarry’s tyrannical Ubu figure, whomContinue reading “Exhibition: Miró y el Mori el Merma, Valencia”

Exhibition: The Red that Colored the World, Santa Fe

The Red That Colored The World Museum of International Folk Art Santa Fe, New Mexico 17 May – 13 September 2015 Next venue: Bowers Museum (Santa Ana, California) From 31 October 2015 (Photo: Sewing box with cover with cochineal dyed wool yarn -detail). Box, Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico, late 18th century. Wood, paint, metal, gold leaf, 4 3/4Continue reading “Exhibition: The Red that Colored the World, Santa Fe”