CFP: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, Durham University, 20–21 June 2019 

CANONS AND REPERTOIRES: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, Durham University, 20–21 June 2019  The visual arts in Spain have long been haunted by the spectres of six giants: El Greco, Ribera, Velázquez, Murillo, Goya and Picasso. Still today, these canonical figures tower over all others and continue to shape the story of Spanish art, whichContinue reading “CFP: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, Durham University, 20–21 June 2019 ”

200 Years of the Museo del Prado, 1819–2019

On 19 November 1819 Ferdinand VII of Spain inaugurated the Museo Real de Pinturas. Over the following two centuries, the new institution would turn into the Museo Nacional del Prado, one of the world’s most visited museums with an unparalleled collection of around 8,200 drawings, 7,600 paintings, 4,800 prints, and 1,000 sculptures. The Museum will celebrateContinue reading “200 Years of the Museo del Prado, 1819–2019”

Research Seminar: Inigo Thomas, ‘Who was Tomàs Harris?’, UCL, London, 24 January 2019

This seminar will be dedicated to Tomàs Harris (1908–1964). Harris was a MI5 spy, but also a painter of Spanish landscapes and a scholar of Spanish art. His outstanding collection of prints by Goya is now at the British Museum. The lecture will take place in Seminar Room 3, UCL History of Art, 20 Gordon Square, London,Continue reading “Research Seminar: Inigo Thomas, ‘Who was Tomàs Harris?’, UCL, London, 24 January 2019”

CEEH DOCTORAL FUNDING IN THE UK AND IRELAND

The Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica and the Center for Spain in America (CSA) encourage studies on Spanish history, art and literature by establishing doctoral and postdoctoral scholarships at European and American universities, as well as at research centres whose holdings are particularly relevant to the knowledge of Spanish culture. They likewise establish assistantships forContinue reading “CEEH DOCTORAL FUNDING IN THE UK AND IRELAND”

REMINDER: Members’ Event: Spanish Casts at the V&A’s Newly Renovated Cast Courts, 17 December 2018, 10:30am

The V&A’s Cast Courts have been recently renovated (a project lasting nearly ten years in total), and re-opened to the public on 1 December. ARTES members are invited to meet on 17 December at 10.30 am in room 46a at the Victoria and Albert Museum for a talk on the Spanish casts in the galleries. The tourContinue reading “REMINDER: Members’ Event: Spanish Casts at the V&A’s Newly Renovated Cast Courts, 17 December 2018, 10:30am”

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”

Call for Applications: Fellowships at the Madrid Institute for Advanced Study, 2019–20

Marcel Bataillon Fellowship Profile: Holders of a doctorate obtained between 01/01/2008 and 31/12/2015 Residency duration and period: 10 months, start date 1 October 2019 Number of contracts offered in 2019-2020: 3 Disciplines: All Human and Social Science disciplines Financial conditions:Gross salary of around 27,000€. Contract of local Spanish lawProvision of accommodation in the Casa de Velázquez facilities Apply: ClickContinue reading “Call for Applications: Fellowships at the Madrid Institute for Advanced Study, 2019–20”

ARTES Members’ Visit to the Año Murillo in Seville (30 November – 2 December 2018)

ARTES have organised a trip to Seville for members from 30th November to 2nd December 2018, the main aim being a curator-led tour of the exhibition Murillo IV Centenario, opening that week, as well as visits to the Cathedral, Hospital de los Venerables and de la Caridad, Alcázar, Casa de Pilatos and other sites of art historicalContinue reading “ARTES Members’ Visit to the Año Murillo in Seville (30 November – 2 December 2018)”

CFP: The Saint Enshrined: European Tabernacle-altarpieces, c.1150-1400, Valladolid, June 7–8, 2019

Almost every Medieval church had one or more sculptures of saints, many of which were placed on altars, in wall niches or in so-called tabernacle-altarpieces. This last category refers to three-dimensional, canopied structures, embellished with bright colours and equipped with movable wings that housed cult images of the Virgin and Child or saints. This early type of altarpieceContinue reading “CFP: The Saint Enshrined: European Tabernacle-altarpieces, c.1150-1400, Valladolid, June 7–8, 2019”

Call for Articles: The Iberian Peninsula under Debate: Historiography, Cultural Encounters and Identities (5th-16th centuries)

  Roda da Fortuna. Revista Eletrônica sobre Antiguidade e Medievo (Electronic Journal about Antiquity and Middle Ages) seeks submission for a thematic dossier, “The Iberian Peninsula under Debate: Historiography, Cultural Encounters and Identities (5th-16th centuries).”   Heiress of the Hispanic-Visigothic tradition, the territorial organization of the Iberian Peninsula was the result of a singular historicalContinue reading “Call for Articles: The Iberian Peninsula under Debate: Historiography, Cultural Encounters and Identities (5th-16th centuries)”