ARTES Event: Curator’s Tour of ‘Ribera: Art of Violence,’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery, 28 September 2018

ARTES members are invited to join ARTES’s committee member Dr Edward Payne for a special tour of the exhibition Ribera: Art of Violence at Dulwich Picture Gallery, co-curated by Edward and ARTES member Dr Xavier Bray. The curator-led tour will take place in the morning of Friday 28 September. The event will run as follows: 9.00–9.15 Coffee andContinue reading “ARTES Event: Curator’s Tour of ‘Ribera: Art of Violence,’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery, 28 September 2018”

ARTES Event: Curator’s Tour of ‘Ribera: Art of Violence,’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery, 28 September 2018

ARTES members are invited to join ARTES’s committee member Dr Edward Payne for a special tour of the exhibition Ribera: Art of Violence at Dulwich Picture Gallery, co-curated by Edward and ARTES member Dr Xavier Bray. The curator-led tour will take place in the morning of Friday 28 September. The event will run as follows: 9.00–9.15 Coffee andContinue reading “ARTES Event: Curator’s Tour of ‘Ribera: Art of Violence,’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery, 28 September 2018”

ARTES Members’ Visit to the Año Murillo in Seville (30 November – 2 December 2018)

ARTES have organised a trip to Seville for members from 30th November to 2nd December 2018, the main aim being a curator-led tour of the exhibition Murillo IV Centenario, opening that week, as well as visits to the Cathedral, Hospital de los Venerables and de la Caridad, Alcázar, Casa de Pilatos and other sites of art historicalContinue reading “ARTES Members’ Visit to the Año Murillo in Seville (30 November – 2 December 2018)”

4 months to go! ‘Ribera: Art of Violence’ opens 26 September 2018 at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

This autumn, Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first exhibition in the UK dedicated to the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652). Born in Játiva, Valencia, Ribera emigrated to Italy as a young artist. Proud of his Spanish heritage, he eventually settled in Naples, then a Spanish territory, but never again returned toContinue reading “4 months to go! ‘Ribera: Art of Violence’ opens 26 September 2018 at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London”

Three new acquisitions on show at the Prado Museum

Three important new acquisitions are temporarily on display at the Prado Museum in Madrid: Saint John the Baptist in a Landscape, an oil on copper by Juan Bautista Maíno (1581–1649), strongly influenced by the artist’s Roman period. The copper plate for a print portraying an auto da fé in Madrid’s Plaza Mayor, engraved by in 1680 by Flemish artistContinue reading “Three new acquisitions on show at the Prado Museum”

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”

ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018

13:00 – 14:30   13:00 – 14:30   Registration and opportunity to visit the drawings by Murillo and other Spanish masters in the Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study Room (Please note: directions to the Study Room and information on the visit will be provided upon registration) 14:30   Welcome 14:35 – 15:05   Manuela Mena Marqués, SeniorContinue reading “ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018”

News: the National Gallery acquires a still life by Juan de Zurbarán

The National Gallery, London, has recently acquired Still Life with Lemons, Lilies, Carnations, Roses and a Lemon Blossom in a Wicker Basket, the first work by Juan de Zurbarán to enter a public collection in the UK. On display at the Gallery since 25 April 2018, the work was painted in about 1643–49 by the son ofContinue reading “News: the National Gallery acquires a still life by Juan de Zurbarán”

ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018

13:00 – 14:30   13:00 – 14:30   Registration and opportunity to visit the drawings by Murillo and other Spanish masters in the Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study Room (Please note: directions to the Study Room and information on the visit will be provided upon registration) 14:30   Welcome 14:35 – 15:05   Manuela Mena Marqués, SeniorContinue reading “ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018”