Reminder: Murillo events in London, today and tomorrow (14–15 May 2018)

Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland,’ The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018 ‘Oh wonderful Spain. Think of this romantic land covered in Moorish ruins and full of Murillos’ Benjamin Disraeli’s 1830 letter attests to the prominence of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo in the minds British travellers and collectors. In celebration of the 400thanniversary ofContinue reading “Reminder: Murillo events in London, today and tomorrow (14–15 May 2018)”

Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland,’ The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018

  ‘Oh wonderful Spain. Think of this romantic land covered in Moorish ruins and full of Murillos’ Benjamin Disraeli’s 1830 letter attests to the prominence of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo in the minds British travellers and collectors. In celebration of the 400thanniversary of Murillo’s birth, the Wallace Collection, in collaboration with the Centro de Estudios EuropaContinue reading “Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland,’ The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018”

Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland,’ The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018

  ‘Oh wonderful Spain. Think of this romantic land covered in Moorish ruins and full of Murillos’ Benjamin Disraeli’s 1830 letter attests to the prominence of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo in the minds British travellers and collectors. In celebration of the 400thanniversary of Murillo’s birth, the Wallace Collection, in collaboration with the Centro de Estudios EuropaContinue reading “Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland,’ The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018”

Conference: Collecting Spain: Spanish decorative arts in Britain and Spain, V&A, London, 8th–9th June 2018

Spanish art has been collected in the UK since the 17th century. This conference will explore collecting practices, attitudes to and perceptions of Spanish decorative arts in Britain and Spain, and how these attitudes influenced the development of museums and museum collections in both countries. The case studies will be drawn from the V&A andContinue reading “Conference: Collecting Spain: Spanish decorative arts in Britain and Spain, V&A, London, 8th–9th June 2018”

Lecture: Edward Payne (The Auckland Project), ‘In the Shadow of Louis-Philippe: Building a Spanish Gallery in County Durham,’ Visual Cultures Forum, Queen Mary University of London, 22 March 2018

On 22 March 2018 at 6 pm ARTES Committee Member Edward Payne will lecture on ‘In the Shadow of Louis-Philippe: Building a Spanish Gallery in County Durham,’ at the Visual Cultures Forum of Queen Mary University of London. The lecture will offer a glimpse behind the scenes of an exciting project in the North East of England.Continue reading “Lecture: Edward Payne (The Auckland Project), ‘In the Shadow of Louis-Philippe: Building a Spanish Gallery in County Durham,’ Visual Cultures Forum, Queen Mary University of London, 22 March 2018”

Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland’; The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018

  ‘Oh wonderful Spain. Think of this romantic land covered in Moorish ruins and full of Murillos’ Benjamin Disraeli’s 1830 letter attests to the prominence of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo in the minds British travellers and collectors. In celebration of the 400thanniversary of Murillo’s birth, the Wallace Collection, in collaboration with the Centro de Estudios EuropaContinue reading “Symposium: ‘Collecting Murillo in Britain and Ireland’; The Wallace Collection, London, 14 May 2018”

Deadline 15 November: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages (6th-16th century), 16 February 2018

Call for papers: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 16 February 2017 Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium invites speakers to consider the nature of medieval collections, the context of their creation and fruition, and theirContinue reading “Deadline 15 November: The Courtauld Institute of Art’s 23rd Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium: Collecting (in) the Middle Ages (6th-16th century), 16 February 2018”

Sorolla, Dallas, San Diego and Madrid

Sorolla and America, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 13 December 2013 – 19 April 2014; touring to San Diego Museum of Art, 30 May – 26 August and finally Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid, 23 September 2014 – 11 January 2015. Exhibition curated by the artist’s great-grandaughter Blanca Pons-Sorolla , presenting over 100 paintings, oil sketchesContinue reading “Sorolla, Dallas, San Diego and Madrid”