CFP: Ibero-American Art, Identity and Resistance session at the UAAC-AAUC conference 2021(deadline May 16th)

UAAC Conference 2021, 20-23 October 2021, Online Ibero-American Art, Identity and Resistance session This panel aims to examine works by Ibero-American artists from the colonial period to contemporary times that debate migration and people’s movements across geographies. We seek to debate how artists interpret a new reality with constrained people movement in a pandemic. WeContinue reading “CFP: Ibero-American Art, Identity and Resistance session at the UAAC-AAUC conference 2021(deadline May 16th)”

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ‘Hidden Gems’ Virtual Conference hosted by ICOM-ICDAD (15–16 October 2020), SUBMISSION DEADLINE 1 July 2020

Deadline approaching! ICOM-ICDAD is hosting a virtual conference (previously scheduled to take place in Lisbon) on the theme of ‘Hidden Gems’, which will run October 15 – 16, 2020. They welcome a diverse range of presentations on this topic, exploring everything from hidden collections to underrepresented designers and artists. The deadline for proposals is JulyContinue reading “CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ‘Hidden Gems’ Virtual Conference hosted by ICOM-ICDAD (15–16 October 2020), SUBMISSION DEADLINE 1 July 2020”

CALL FOR PAPERS: [IN]MATERIALITY IN MEDIEVAL ART, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, November 12–13, 2020

Deadline: Apr 3, 2020 Ovid’s aphorism «Materiam superabat opus», evoked throughout the Middle Ages and beyond, reveals the special consideration given to skill, technique and craft in the artistic creation processes. Thus, ingenuity and mastery have been privileged qualities in our approach to works of art, according to a restricted vision assumed by Art HistoryContinue reading “CALL FOR PAPERS: [IN]MATERIALITY IN MEDIEVAL ART, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, November 12–13, 2020”

CFP: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, Durham University, 20–21 June 2019, deadline 31 March!

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, which has been traditionally told in monographic form. Although the strength of the SpanishContinue reading “CFP: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, Durham University, 20–21 June 2019, deadline 31 March!”

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 ”

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 Posters: Collecting Spain: Spanish Decorative Arts in Britain and Spain, V&A, London, 8th and 9th June 2018

  Call for posters On 8th and 9th June 2018, the Victoria and Albert Museum is hosting a conference with the aim of studying the collecting history and practices in the Spanish Decorative Arts in Britain and in Spain, from 1850 to the mid-20th century. Research on collectors, art dealers, type of collections, and the development of theContinue reading “Call for Posters: Collecting Spain: Spanish Decorative Arts in Britain and Spain, V&A, London, 8th and 9th June 2018”

CFP: International Perspectives on the History of Latin American Art, LASA 2018 (Barcelona, 23-26 May 2018)

CFP: International Perspectives on the History of Latin American Art, LASA 2018 (Barcelona, 23-26 May 18) Deadline: 7 August 2017 The Art History of Latin America has been written, for the most part,  in the 20th and 21st century.  As a discipline it is the product of two distinct points of view: the individual countries’Continue reading “CFP: International Perspectives on the History of Latin American Art, LASA 2018 (Barcelona, 23-26 May 2018)”

Call for Papers: Spain and Orientalism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries – Association of Art Historians conference (Edinburgh, 7-9 April 2016)

Spain represents a unique and fertile context in which to explore attitudes to the art and culture of the Islamic world. Spain was routinely ‘orientalised’ by northern European cultures in the 19th century, as foreign visitors indulged in oriental reveries when reflecting on Spain’s Islamic past (711–1492) and admiring its ‘Moorish’ remains at the AlhambraContinue reading “Call for Papers: Spain and Orientalism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries – Association of Art Historians conference (Edinburgh, 7-9 April 2016)”

Call for Papers: Theorizing the Spiritual Past: Critical Approaches to Early Iberian Hagiography

Theorizing the Spiritual Past: Critical Approaches to Early Iberian Hagiography College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham, 7‒8 July 2014 Over the last decade there has been a striking upsurge in the volume of critical interest in Iberian hagiography in all of its manifold forms. In painting and the fine arts through to poeticContinue reading “Call for Papers: Theorizing the Spiritual Past: Critical Approaches to Early Iberian Hagiography”