Luis Salvador Carmona (Detroit)

  The Detroit Institute of Arts Museum has acquired a Virgin and Child by Luis Salvador Carmona (1709-1767). The work was created in response to a commission of c.1750-51 “from the brotherhood attached to the Royal Tapestry Factory, Madrid, […] for their chapel.”

Artefacto Visual: Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos

New online journal: Artefacto Visual: Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos El primer número de la revista electrónica Artefacto Visual: Revista de estudios visuales latinoamericanos, con un dossier temático sobre “Violencia, conflicto y postconflicto: imágenes de América Latina“. Contenido: Presentación, pp. 4-6 Dossier: “Violencia, conflicto y postconflicto: imágenes de América Latina” Notas para una constelación teórica enContinue reading “Artefacto Visual: Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos”

Madrid: Master Mateo at the Prado

Master Mateo and his work for the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela Madrid, Museo del Prado, Villanueva Building The exhibition brings together an exceptional group of fourteen works that were removed in the past from their original location (the west façade and choir of the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela) and are now housed inContinue reading “Madrid: Master Mateo at the Prado”

Copied by the Sun: The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art

Stirling Maxwell Centre University of Glasgow Hilary Macartney (University of Glasgow), with Jim Tate (National Museums of Scotland) and Brian Liddy (Bodleian Library) Copied by the Sun: The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art Illustrated talk, book launch and display of collection highlights University of Glasgow Library Special Collections, Henry Heaney Room Thursday 27 OctoberContinue reading “Copied by the Sun: The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art”

Wallace Collection: Xavier Bray & a Musical Celebration of Spain

ECHOES FESTIVAL ‘Through Gilded Trellises’: A Celebration of Spain Friday, 11 November 2016, 7.00pm The Wallace Collection Hertford House London W1U 3BN The Wallace Collection welcomes its new Director and Spanish painting specialist Dr Xavier Bray with a special evening concert, ‘Through Gilded Trellises’: a Celebration of Spain, featuring award-winning soprano Natalya Romaniw and acclaimedContinue reading “Wallace Collection: Xavier Bray & a Musical Celebration of Spain”

‘Goyescas’: Music in the Time of Goya

ECHOES FESTIVAL ‘Goyescas’: Music in the Time of Goya José Menor & The Latin Classical Chamber Orchestra Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 7.00pm St John’s Smith Square Smith Square London SW1P 3HA Join Spanish virtuoso pianist José Menor and The Latin Classical Chamber Orchestra on an exhilarating musical journey to 18th-century Spain as they mark the 2016 centenary of theContinue reading “‘Goyescas’: Music in the Time of Goya”

Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern

Wifredo Lam Tate Modern 14 September 2016 –  8 January 2017 Click here for events associated with the exhibition. Artist biography Wifredo Lam born 1902 [- 1982] Surrealist painter born in Sagua la Grande, Cuba, of a Chinese father and a mother of mixed African, Indian and European origin. Studied at the Academy of SanContinue reading “Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern”

Conference: X Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval (Madrid)

En Busc@ Del Saber: Espacios y Redes del Conocimiento en el Mediterráneo Medieval Departamento de Historia del Arte Universidad Complutense, Madrid 2 – 4 November 2016 Sesiones 1. “El Espejo de príncipes: paideia, uirtus y adab”, centrada en las distintas formas de espacios seculares del conocimiento. 2. “La ciencia y su práctica”, dedicada a lasContinue reading “Conference: X Jornadas Complutenses de Arte Medieval (Madrid)”

Conference: La seda en la historia de España y Portugal (València)

Silk in the History of Spain and Portugal Facultat de Geografia i Història of the Universitat de Valencia 26-28 October 2016 Congreso internacional sobre la influencia del cultivo de la morera y la manufactura de la seda en la historia de España y Portugal y su inserción en las rutas internacionales de la seda. ProgramContinue reading “Conference: La seda en la historia de España y Portugal (València)”

Conference: Al-Murābiṭūn (Granada, 19-22 October 2016)

Al-Murābiṭūn: Noveno centenario del esplendor de un Imperio Palace of Carlos V, Alhambra, Granada 19-22 October 2016 The Universidad Internacional de Andalucía and the Escuela de la Alhambra present this colloquium/course in honor of the memory of Prof. Henri Terrasse. Programme.