Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize: 2015 winners announced

Artes is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize. First prize is awarded to Rebekah Lee, a PhD student at the University of York, for her essay ‘Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal and the Courtly Portrayal of Middle Age’. The runner up prize goes to Iñigo Basarrate GonzálezContinue reading “Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize: 2015 winners announced”

Juan DelGado’s audiovisual commission ‘The Flickering Darkness (Revisited)’ – Sat 8 Nov 2014 – CILAVS at Birkbeck University of London

The Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies (CILAVS) at Birkbeck University of London warmly invites you to Juan delGado The Flickering Darkness (Revisited) Saturday 8 November 2015, 2.00-5.00pm Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Artist Juan delGado will present his recent commission The Flickering Darkness (Revisited) alongside the work by Agata Lulkowska.Continue reading “Juan DelGado’s audiovisual commission ‘The Flickering Darkness (Revisited)’ – Sat 8 Nov 2014 – CILAVS at Birkbeck University of London”

Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar, London, 2014-2015

Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar, Queen Mary, University of London, Programme for 2014-2015. The Research Seminar meets on Fridays at 3pm in room 1.36 of the Arts One Building, Mile End Campus. Papers last 45 minutes and are preceded by tea in The Gallery and followed by discussion. Semester 1 Friday 21st November 2014 Kati Ihnat,Continue reading “Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar, London, 2014-2015”

Tuesday 16 September 2014 – Concert in London: Music and art in Toledo at the time of El Greco

A celebration of the music and art of Toledo in the 16th century will held at the Church of St James – London’s ‘Spanish Church’ – in the West End on Tuesday 16th September. The event is the being organised by the BritishSpanish Society. At the time of El Greco, Toledo was a major centreContinue reading “Tuesday 16 September 2014 – Concert in London: Music and art in Toledo at the time of El Greco”

ARTES visit: Contemplation of the Divine, Sotheby’s, London

Contemplation of the Divine, Sotheby’s, New Bond Street Galleries, 5-16 July 2014 ARTES Members’ visit: Monday, 7 July, 2:30PM. Comprises a selection of predominantly Spanish, Italian and Early Netherlandish paintings and sculpture ranging in period from the Early Renaissance through until the late Baroque. Link to the web catalogue Link to the catalogue (page-turner version)

Coll & Cortés, London

Coll & Cortés Fine Arts, London, will be taking part in Master Paintings Week in London 4- 11 July 2014. The gallery will by exhibiting, amongst other works, a portrait by Alonso Cano (1601-1667) of Don Antonio Pedro Sancho Dávila Toledo y Álvarez Osorio (1615-1689), IV Marquis of Velada and X Marquis of Astorga, who wasContinue reading “Coll & Cortés, London”

Fifty Years after Panofsky’s ‘Tomb Sculpture’, conference, London

21 June 2014  Conference on Fifty Years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture: New Approaches, New Perspectives, New Material, Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Will include two 25-minute papers on Portuguese tombs: 1) ‘Medieval Women commemorated as readers: the iconography of reading as a specific feature of female Portuguese medieval monuments’ delivered by Joana Ramôa Melo ofContinue reading “Fifty Years after Panofsky’s ‘Tomb Sculpture’, conference, London”

Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, London

Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, Royal Academy Sackler Wing, 5 July – 28 September 2014. Explores the innovative geometric abstract art that South American avant-garde artists created from the 1930s to the 1980s. The exhibition co-curated by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, Director of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros CollectionContinue reading “Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, London”

Spanish drawings: From Valdés Leal to Sorolla, London

Spanish drawings: From Valdés Leal to Sorolla, London (Master Drawings  & Sculpture Week, 2014) José de la Mano showing at Mackinnon 5 Ryder Street, St James’s, London, 4 – 11 July 2014 Includes drawings by Valdés Leal, including The Apparition of Christ to Saint Ignatius on his Way to Rome, (1660-1664) in black and redContinue reading “Spanish drawings: From Valdés Leal to Sorolla, London”

PintaLondon 2014

PintaLondon, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, 12-15 June 2014. London’s modern and contemporary Latin American Art fair, which also includes Spanish and Portuguese artists. This year’s focus is on monochrome Spanish art from 1950 to 1970 curated by the Madrid art dealer José de la Mano. Entry ticket price £15; ticket + catalogue £25.