Upcoming exhibition: Picasso Portraits, London

Picasso Portraits National Portrait Gallery, London 6 October 2016 – 5 February 2017 Major exhibition of over eighty works focusing on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers from all periods of his  career and in all media. Works on show range from the realist paintings of his boyhood to his later ultra-spontaneous canvases.Continue reading “Upcoming exhibition: Picasso Portraits, London”

1st London Design Biennale

1st London Design Biennale: Utopia by Design Somerset House, London, 7 – 27 September 2016 The first London Design Biennale will open this September at Somerset House with over 30 countries and territories participating, including Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Portugal and Spain. Taking over the entirety of Somerset House, the Biennale explores big questions and ideasContinue reading “1st London Design Biennale”

New Journal on Spanish Art

From 2017, Routledge and the Bulletin of Spanish Studies will be publishing a new sister-journal, Bulletin of Spanish Visual Studies To celebrate the inauguration of this forthcoming title and the ‘animal turn’ in cultural studies, the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, UCL is hosting a one-day event on the representation of animals inContinue reading “New Journal on Spanish Art”

Sculpture in the City (Londo)

Sculpture in the City City of London July 2016 to May 2017 15 large-scale public sculptures by artists including the Catalan sculptor Jaume Plensa’s Laura (2013), one of his female portraits symbolising the state of dreaming and aspiration (shown near ‘the Gherkin’); and four works from Peruvian-born Lizi Sánchez’s abstract Cadenetas series (2016) of smallContinue reading “Sculpture in the City (Londo)”

Art from Latin America Today (London)

Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today South London Gallery, Camberwell, London 10 June – 4 September 2016 Touring exhibition from the Guggenheim MAP Initiative, showing works by some 20 contemporary artists born after 1968 and curated by the Guggenheim’s MAP curator of Latin American art, Pablo León de la Barra. The exhibitionContinue reading “Art from Latin America Today (London)”

The Chapel of Contador Saldaña at Santa Clara de Tordesillas

Lecture The Chapel of Contador Saldaña at Santa Clara de Tordesillas: New Proposals about its Original Appearance and Role in the Fashioning of Identity by an Early Fifteenth-Century Converso Nicola Jennings, ARTES member and Visiting Lecturer, Courtauld Institute Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 5:30-6:30PM Courtauld Institute, London The paper proposes revisions to the chronology of theContinue reading “The Chapel of Contador Saldaña at Santa Clara de Tordesillas”

SCAN – Exhibition of Contemporary Spanish Art in London – Marco Godoy: Europe – Wed 25 May – Sat 16 July 2016

Exhibition of Contemporary Spanish Art in London MARCO GODOY: EUROPE Wed 25 May – Sat 16 July 2016 Wed – Sat   12.00 – 6.00 pm Copperfield London is pleased to announce the first UK solo exhibition of Marco Godoy (b.1986 Madrid), following his MA at the Royal College of Art (2014) and subsequent inclusionContinue reading “SCAN – Exhibition of Contemporary Spanish Art in London – Marco Godoy: Europe – Wed 25 May – Sat 16 July 2016”


  MEDIEVAL HISPANIC RESEARCH SEMINAR SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES, LINGUISTICS AND FILM QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON 23–24 JUNE 2016 XXV COLLOQUIUM CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline: 25 April 2016 Papers concerning any aspect of the literature, language, history and culture of the Iberian Peninsula in the Middle Ages will be considered. They will be delivered inContinue reading “CFP: MEDIEVAL HISPANIC RESEARCH SEMINAR: XXV COLLOQUIUM”