‘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”

Exhibition: Josefa de Óbidos, Lisbon

Josefa de Óbidos e a invenção do barroco português; Josefa de Óbidos and the invention of the Portuguese Baroque Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga 16 May – 6 September 2015 Around 130 items, including a selection of the artist’s paintings and other supporting artworks, are on display. Loans from public and private collections in Portugal, Spain, etc.Continue reading “Exhibition: Josefa de Óbidos, Lisbon”

V Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez International Prize “The Art of the Baroque” 2015

Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez International Prize “The Art of the Baroque” 2015 The Focus-Abengoa Foundation is pleased to announce the forthcoming Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez International Prize “The Art of the Baroque”. As a university professor and as director of the Prado Museum, Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez (NVPR-OMNM) was an outstanding historian of Spanish andContinue reading “V Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez International Prize “The Art of the Baroque” 2015”

Annual Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture, 18th March 2015

Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture 2015 Alfonso Pleguezuelo (Seville), ‘Clay: more than just earth and water. The symbolic values of Spanish Baroque ceramics’ A recording of the lecture (as a .wav file) is available here   Alfonso Pleguezuelo is Professor of  History of Art at the University of Seville.  His doctoral thesis was on the early baroqueContinue reading “Annual Nigel Glendinning Memorial Lecture, 18th March 2015”

Velázquez portraits exhibition at the Prado

Tues 8 Oct 2013 – Sat 9 Feb 2014, The Prado, Madrid. Velázquez y la familia de Felipe IV 1650-1680 (the English catalogue is titled, Velázquez, Las Meninas and the Late Royal Portraits).  Jerónimos Building, Room C, El Museo del Prado, Ruiz de Alarcón, 23, 28014 Madrid. http://www.museodelprado.es . Curated by Javier Portús, Chief CuratorContinue reading “Velázquez portraits exhibition at the Prado”