Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (New York: 15 October 2016)

Bard Graduate Center 38 West 86th Street, New York City 15 October 2016, 9:00AM – 5:50PM In the twelfth century, new powers emerged throughout the Western Mediterranean, from the Almohads of North Africa to the Norman Kingdom of Sicily. In the Iberian Peninsula, upstart rulers with broad ambitions emerged in both Muslim and Christian territories.Continue reading “Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (New York: 15 October 2016)”

Lecturer in Spanish, University of Edinburgh

Lecturer in Spanish The Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Edinburgh is advertising for a Lecturer in Spanish with a specialism in Peninsular Spanish Visual Media or Cultural Studies. The successful appointee will have a record of excellence in research, with a portfolio of publications appropriate to their career stage. The appointee willContinue reading “Lecturer in Spanish, University of Edinburgh”

Upcoming Exhibition: Maíno in London

Maíno’s Adorations. Heaven on Earth National Gallery, London 28 September 2016 – 29 January 2017 For the duration of the National Gallery’s Beyond Caravaggio exhibition the Museo Nacional del Prado has lent the National Gallery two of its masterpieces by Fray Juan Bautista Maíno (1581-1649) for a display in Room 1. Both paintings — TheContinue reading “Upcoming Exhibition: Maíno in London”

Upcoming exhibition: Picasso Portraits, London

Picasso Portraits National Portrait Gallery, London 6 October 2016 – 5 February 2017 Major exhibition of over eighty works focusing on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers from all periods of his  career and in all media. Works on show range from the realist paintings of his boyhood to his later ultra-spontaneous canvases.Continue reading “Upcoming exhibition: Picasso Portraits, London”

Picasso at LACMA

Picasso and his Printers Los Angeles County Museum of Art 23 July – 27 November 2016 The stimulus Picasso received from his printers was critical to his exploration of his graphic art and this exhibition, largely drawn from LACMA’s collections, covers seven decades of his career, from his conventional early drypoints to the radical approachContinue reading “Picasso at LACMA”

1st London Design Biennale

1st London Design Biennale: Utopia by Design Somerset House, London, 7 – 27 September 2016 The first London Design Biennale will open this September at Somerset House with over 30 countries and territories participating, including Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Portugal and Spain. Taking over the entirety of Somerset House, the Biennale explores big questions and ideasContinue reading “1st London Design Biennale”

International Symposium, Girona, October 2016

Obra congrua, 1416 Girona, 19, 20, 21 October 2016 Registration now open The DOCOGOTHIC Network, together with the CATS research group and the IRH-2014 SGR 110 Project, call on the national and International scientific community to participate in the symposium ‘Obra Congrua’ to commemorate 600 years of the famous consultation on the construction of GironaContinue reading “International Symposium, Girona, October 2016”

Jheronimus Bosch in Madrid: Latest update on extended hours

BOSCH EXHIBITION NOW EXTENDED UNTIL 25 SEPTEMBER 2016 The Museo del Prado extends “Bosch: The 5th Centenary Exhibition” The Museo del Prado and Fundación BBVA wish to offer visitors every opportunity to visit “Bosch: The 5th Centenary Exhibition,” a unique event at which they can enter the imagination of one of the most fascinating and universalContinue reading “Jheronimus Bosch in Madrid: Latest update on extended hours”

Damián Ortega in Madrid

Damián Ortega: the Rock and the Abyss Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro, Madrid 5 May – 2 October 2016 This Ortega installation revisits the artist’s previous series (2007), which was inspired by Mexico City’s Torre Latinoamérica, built between 1949 and 1956 and regarded as one of the most important examples of modern architecture inContinue reading “Damián Ortega in Madrid”

Damián Ortega in Edinburgh

Damián Ortega Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh 9 July – 23 October 2016 Ortega (b. 1967) is one of the new generation of Mexican artists whose sculptures focus attention on how the forces of nature, whether wind, water, arth or fire, act on the earth and affect humankind. The works in the Fruitmarket exhibition are mainly madeContinue reading “Damián Ortega in Edinburgh”