Opens today: Dibujos de Luis Paret (1746-1799) at the Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid

Luis Paret y Alcázar (Madrid, 1746‒1799) has been hailed as a ‘spontaneous and joyful’ painter who allowed himself to be ‘overly’ influenced by French art. Labelled as the ‘Spanish Watteau’ and the most genuine representative of Rococo painting in the country, he has long been considered the second most important painter of his day after Goya. However, these considerationsContinue reading “Opens today: Dibujos de Luis Paret (1746-1799) at the Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid”

Job: Curatorial Fellow in Spanish Paintings, The National Gallery, London

Department: Curatorial   Salary: £26,126 – £32,734 Type: Fixed Term Full-Time Closing date: 25 April 2018 Interview date:16th May 2018 Job ref:1608 This is a new curatorial position at The National Gallery generously supported by Centro de Estudios Europa Hispanica (CEEH). This post is a 22 month traineeship for a candidate with a scholarly background in European paintings andContinue reading “Job: Curatorial Fellow in Spanish Paintings, The National Gallery, London”

New Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for the Study of Spanish Art, Museo Nacional del Prado/Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum at SMU in Dallas and the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid have announced a new pre-doctoral fellowship, part of the unique international partnership that unites these two leading museums. A grant from the Center for Spain in America (CSA) supports now the pre-doctoral Meadows/Prado Fellowship, designed to provide students with an intensive scholarly, professional, and internationalContinue reading “New Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for the Study of Spanish Art, Museo Nacional del Prado/Meadows Museum”

Featured Exhibition: Drawings by Rosario Weiss

Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid, until 22 April 2018 This exhibition features more than a hundred drawings by Rosario Weiss (Madrid, 1814‒1843) as well as a few prints and paintings. It sets out to show the work of an outstanding draughtswoman who is better known for her relationship with Francisco de Goya (1746‒1828) than for her artistic career. WeissContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Drawings by Rosario Weiss”

New Publication: El Greco comes to America: the Discovery of a Modern Old Master (CEEH, Center for Spain in America and Frick Collection, 2017)

El Greco comes to America: The Discovery of a Modern Old Master, directed by Inge Reist and José Luis Colomer Este libro es un homenaje a los soberbios ejemplos de la obra del Greco conservados en Estados Unidos. El estilo tan personal del artista tenía un aire de modernidad que atraía a los coleccionistas deContinue reading “New Publication: El Greco comes to America: the Discovery of a Modern Old Master (CEEH, Center for Spain in America and Frick Collection, 2017)”

News: The Centre for Spain in America will sponsor a New Fellowship at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts

The Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Programme recently received a $150,000 grant from the Center for Spain in America that provides funds to host a series of fellowships over the next three to six years to encourage the study of Spanish art. The first fellowship, available for the 2018–19 academic year, is open toContinue reading “News: The Centre for Spain in America will sponsor a New Fellowship at the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts”

Call for Submissions: Travel scholarships, deadline 31 January 2019

Thanks to the generous support of art dealers Coll & Cortés, ARTES offers travel scholarships for BA and postgraduate students at UK universities who are working on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800. Final year undergraduates and postgraduate students registered for a full or part-time degree course at a UK university may applyContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Travel scholarships, deadline 31 January 2019”

PhD scholarship at The Courtauld Institute, London, sponsored by CEEH

Applications are invited for a fully funded doctoral scholarship in Spanish art-historical studies, commencing at The Courtauld Institute in London in the academic year 2019/20. The scholarship has been created through the generosity of CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica), in association with ARTES The Courtauld Institute is one of the world’s leading centres forContinue reading “PhD scholarship at The Courtauld Institute, London, sponsored by CEEH”

ARTES CEEH PhD Scholarships for students at a UK University

Thanks to the generous support of CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica), ARTES awards one £3,000 scholarship each year for PhD students registered for a full- or part-time doctoral degree at a UK university who are working on any aspect of Spanish visual culture before 1900. The scholarship is intended to contribute towards the costsContinue reading “ARTES CEEH PhD Scholarships for students at a UK University”

Artes CEEH Travel Scholarships

Thanks to the generous support of CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica), ARTES awards a number of travel scholarships to final year undergraduates and postgraduate students registered for a full or part-time degree course at a UK university who are working on any aspect of Spanish  visual culture before 1900. The deadline for all applicationsContinue reading “Artes CEEH Travel Scholarships”