Coordinators: Ana Cabrera and Lesley Miller This conference explores collecting practices, attitudes to and perceptions of Spanish decorative arts in Britain and Spain from the 19thcentury onwards, and how these attitudes influenced the development of museums and museum collections in both countries. The case studies aredrawnfrom the British and Spanish museum collections. The conference isContinue reading “Updated Programme: COLLECTING SPAIN: SPANISH DECORATIVE ARTS IN BRITAIN AND SPAIN, Hochhauser Auditorium, Victoria and Albert Museum, 8 and 9 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”
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”
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”
Ceán Bermúdez (1749-1829), historiador de arte y coleccionista ilustrado Biblioteca Nacional de España in association with the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica Madrid, 20 May – 11 September Survey of the life and works of this Enlightenment art historian and collector, uniting158 items mainly drawn from the collections of the BNE, but also including paintings,Continue reading “Exhibition: Ceán Bermúdez, Art Historian & Collector”
Lecture The Ceramics Collection of the Portuguese Royal Family: the King Consort’s Collection By Maria de Jesus Monge, Director of the Museu-Biblioteca da Casa de Bragança, Vila Viço Wallace Collection, London Monday, 28 September, 5:30 – 6:30PM Admission free.
Collecting the Arts of Mexico Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Exhibition: July 17, 2015–August 7, 2016 Includes five recently acquired eighteenth-century paintings on copper by the Mexican artist Nicolás Enríquez for a Spanish patron.
Call for Papers: The Art Market, Collectors and Agents: Then and Now London, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House 13 June 2016 Deadline: 30 July 2015 Proposals should be c 350 words and sent with a short CV to Susan Bracken firstname.lastname@example.org and Adriana Turpin email@example.com with cc to firstname.lastname@example.org Our usual July conference dateContinue reading “CFP: The Art Market, Collectors and Agents: Then and Now (London, 2016)”
Spanish Drawings from the Hamburger Kunsthalle: Cano, Murillo and Goya, Museo del Prado, 30 October 2014 – 8 February 2015. Previously on display as The Grand Gesture: Drawings from Murillo to Goya from the Hamburger Kunsthalle, at the Meadows Museum, Dallas, this exhibition has moved to the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. A significant percentage of the collection,Continue reading “Exhibition: Dibujos españoles en la Hamburger Kunsthalle, Prado, Madrid”