CfP: The Matter of Sculpture in Southern Italy, Spain and the New World

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2017 Conference Chicago, 30 March – 1 April 2017 Call for Papers: The Matter of Sculpture in Southern Italy, Spain and the New World The history of sculpture has, particularly with regard to the early modern period, been dominated by studies on marble and bronze, materials that are at theContinue reading “CfP: The Matter of Sculpture in Southern Italy, Spain and the New World”

Fellowships, Newberry Library (Chicago)

Newberry Library Fellowships, 2016-17 application cycle. Respective deadlines:15 November 2015 and 15 December 2015. Newberry’s  research resources are centered around core collections that include: the History of the Book; Manuscripts and Archives (including Spanish-American Colonial Manuscripts); Maps, Travel, and Exploration; and Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies.

Jaume Plensa in Chicago

Jaume Plensa: 1004 Portraits Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, 17 June 2014 – 1 December 2015. Four of Plensa’s portrait heads in stone and cast iron, ranging from 21 to 36 foot in height, are on display in Chicago’s Millenium Park to celebrate its 10th anniversary. They continue the story of the Barcelona-based Plensa’s original 1000Continue reading “Jaume Plensa in Chicago”

Andean Art in the Spanish Empire, Chicago

A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire, New long-term installation, Art Institute of Chicago, till 26 February 2016. The museum’s first presentation of work from the viceregal period. Fourteen paintings and related works on paper introduce visitors to explorers, artists, and patrons who lived in the Spanish-governed Andes during the 17th, 18th,Continue reading “Andean Art in the Spanish Empire, Chicago”

Jaume Plensa, Chicago

Jaume Plensa: Private Dreams, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, 12 June – 27 September. An exhibition of recent sculpture by the Catalan artist Plensa, featuring eight new works in a range of media, including bronze, glass and volcanic basalt. Coinciding with a new public art installation of four of his works in Chicago’s Millennium Park, whichContinue reading “Jaume Plensa, Chicago”