Featured Exhibition: The Museum and Roman Temple of Cordoba: History of a Restoration

The Museum and Roman Temple of Cordoba: History of a Restoration, Archeological Museum of Cordoba, closes 24 September 2017. Intended to celebrate the Museum’s 150th anniversary, this display focuses on the most important Roman monument in the city, whose architectural and sculptural fragments have formed part of the Museum’s  collections since its early history. The exhibition alsoContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: The Museum and Roman Temple of Cordoba: History of a Restoration”

News from the MNAC

The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya has made two major acquisition during the summer. At an auction held in Barcelona on 31 May 2017 they acquired a panel painting representing the Decapitation of Saint Baudilus, painted by Lluís Dalmau for the old Gothic high altarpiece in the parish church of Sant Boi de Llobregat (Baix Llobregat),Continue reading “News from the MNAC”

Featured exhibition: Son of Laocoön. Alonso Berruguete and Pagan Antiquity

Hijo del Laocoonte. Alonso Berruguete y la Antigüedad pagana, Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid, until 5 November 2017 This is the first exhibition to explore the ‘pagan soul’ of sixteenth century sculptor Alonso Berruguete. The exhibition focuses on his fascination with the works of antiquity, which he saw on his sojourn in Italy between aboutContinue reading “Featured exhibition: Son of Laocoön. Alonso Berruguete and Pagan Antiquity”

Featured Exhibition: Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

Hélio Oiticica (b. 1937), Tropicália, 1966–67. Plants, sand, birds, and poems by Roberta Camila Salgado. César and Claudio Oiticica Collection, Rio de Janeiro. © César and Claudio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro. Image courtesy Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Photograph by Bryan Conley Hélio Oiticica. To Organize Delirium, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. ClosesContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium”

News from the world of Hispanic art

Many things happened last week in the world of Spanish and Latin American visual culture. London’s Sir John Soane Museum announced a new series of annual lectures and prizes intended to raise the profile of architects, artists and writers who broadened society’s understanding of architecture and the built environment. The inaugural lecture, scheduled for NovemberContinue reading “News from the world of Hispanic art”

Featured Exhibition: The challenge of white. Goya and Esteve, portraitists to the House of Osuna

El desafío del blanco. Goya and Esteve, retratistas de la Casa de Osuna/portraitists to the House of Osuna, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. Closes 1 October 2017 This displays presents for the first time in the Prado the portrait of Manuela Isidra Téllez-Girón, the future Duchess of Abrantes, which was painted in 1797 by AgustínContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: The challenge of white. Goya and Esteve, portraitists to the House of Osuna”

VIA Arts Prize, 2017 Edition

VIA Arts Prize: deadline 16th October 2017 The Embassies of Latin American countries, Spain and Portugal, in collaboration with Itaú Unibanco and supported by People’s Palace Projects (Queen Mary University of London), are delighted to launch the 2017 edition of the VIA Arts Prize. In an unparalleled exchange between the UK and Latin cultures, this dedicatedContinue reading “VIA Arts Prize, 2017 Edition”

CFP: Through, From, To Latin America: Networks, circulations and artistic transits from the 1960s to the present

International Conference: Through, From, To Latin America: Networks, circulations and artistic transits from the 1960s to the present, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, 27 and 28 November 2017 Deadline for paper proposals: 15 July The project “Through, From, To Latin America: Networks, circulations and artistic transits fromContinue reading “CFP: Through, From, To Latin America: Networks, circulations and artistic transits from the 1960s to the present”