Made in Mexico: The Rebozo in Art, Culture & Fashion, London

Made in Mexico: The Rebozo in Art, Culture & Fashion Fashion and Textile Museum, South London, 6 June – 31 August. (Closed Mondays, nearest tube station London Bridge). The first-ever exhibition in the UK on the rebozo – the classic Mexican shawl made famous in 20th-century culture by Frida Kahlo. ‘Made in Mexico’ explores the keyContinue reading “Made in Mexico: The Rebozo in Art, Culture & Fashion, London”

Chillida On Miró, London

Chillida on Miró, Ordovas Gallery, Savile Row, London, 5 June – 26 July Display focusing on the close friendship between Eduardo Chillida and Joan Miró, which flourished during summers spent with their families at St Paul de Vence. Among the highlights are a major Miró canvas from 1945, Femme dans la nuit, that has notContinue reading “Chillida On Miró, London”

ARTES AGM and Lecture: National Gallery and Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 10 July 2014

       PROGRAMME 11:00               Meet in Room 63, National Gallery Nicola Jennings (Courtauld Institute): Bartolomé Bermejo’s St Michael Juan de Flandes’ Christ Appearing to the Virgin Michael Sittow ‘sThe Ascension 12:00               AGM (Sainsbury Wing Conference Room) 13:00               Lunch 14:00               East Wing: Room 30 Peter Schade (Head of Framing): Recent framing projects (incl. Valdes Leal) Larry KeithContinue reading “ARTES AGM and Lecture: National Gallery and Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 10 July 2014”

ARTES Lecture, 10 July 2014. Ronda Kasl: ‘The Sum of Virtues: Sovereignty and Salvation at the Cartuja de Miraflores’

To conclude ARTES’ 2014 AGM, Ronda Kasl, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, will give a lecture at the Courtauld Institute at 5pm on 10 July 2014: The Sum of Virtues: Sovereignty and Salvation at the Cartuja de Miraflores In 1442 Juan II of Castile gave the royal palace of Miraflores, near Burgos, to the CarthusianContinue reading “ARTES Lecture, 10 July 2014. Ronda Kasl: ‘The Sum of Virtues: Sovereignty and Salvation at the Cartuja de Miraflores’”

Internships at Coll & Cortés, dealers in fine arts

Coll & Cortés Fine Arts, dealers in Hispanic, Latin American and Italian art, are offering internship opportunities at their London offices.  These internships are unpaid, but interns will have opportunities to gain valuable experience with major London dealers, with picture research likely to be a significant part of the role. Internships will be offered on a competitive basis.Continue reading “Internships at Coll & Cortés, dealers in fine arts”

Lecture: Kirstin Kennedy, ‘What Alfonso X’s works tell us about the dissemination of his manuscripts’

On Wednesday 28th May, at 5.30pm, Dr Kirstin Kennedy (V&A) will give the Medieval Work in Progress Seminar in the Research Forum South Room of the Courtauld Institute of Art. Open to all.     Dr Kennedy’s talk is entitled ‘What Alfonso X’s works tell us about the dissemination of his manuscripts’

Great British Hispanists in conversation at the Instituto Cervantes: ARTES Hon President Sir John Elliott – Tues 25 March 2014 – 6.30pm

As part of a series on Great British Hispanists taking place at the Instituto Cervantes in London, Director Dr Julio Crespo MacLennan will be talking to Sir John Elliott this Tuesday 25 March at 6.30 pm. Sir John (who publishes as J.H.Elliott) is an eminent historian of Spain and the Spanish Empire in the Early ModernContinue reading “Great British Hispanists in conversation at the Instituto Cervantes: ARTES Hon President Sir John Elliott – Tues 25 March 2014 – 6.30pm”

Two talks on medieval Spain at the Courtauld Institute

As part of the Courtauld Institute’s annual postgraduate symposium on 6-7 March, Nicola Jennings will give a talk on ‘The Capilla del Contador Saldaña at Santa Clara de Tordesillas: A Study in Converso Patronage’ on Friday 7 March from 12.50-13.40pm. On Thursday 6 March between 14.45-15.40 another student, Michaela Zoschg, will be giving a paper onContinue reading “Two talks on medieval Spain at the Courtauld Institute”

ARTES Symposium & Lecture to celebrate 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco, ARTES will be holding a Symposium & Lecture at the Instituto Cervantes, 102 Eaton Sq, London SW1W 9AN, 3.30pm – 7.30pm, Friday 28th February 2014 The symposium starts at 3.30pm and will be followed at 6.30pm by a special ARTES lecture given by Professor Fernando Marías,Continue reading “ARTES Symposium & Lecture to celebrate 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco”