Exhibition: Dibujos españoles en la Hamburger Kunsthalle, Prado, Madrid

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”

Call for Applicants – Research Grants (Casa de Velázquez, Madrid: 2015)

The Casa de Velázquez in Madrid is taking applications for “Resident Researchers” for 2015. Resident Researchers may be affiliated with French or non-French universities and research institutes, and can propose a stay of between one and ten months. Resident Researchers will receive accommodation, a monthly stipend and a partial reimbursement for travel costs. The deadlineContinue reading “Call for Applicants – Research Grants (Casa de Velázquez, Madrid: 2015)”

Documentary Photography in 1970s Spain, Madrid

Tan lejos, tan cerca: Documentalismo fotográfico en los años 70 (Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico – CSIC, 4 Jue – 27 July 2014). Images by leading documentary photographers of 1970s Spain. Works by Anna Turbau, Cristina García Rodero, Cristóbal Hara, Fernando Herráez, Koldo Chamorro, Ramón Zabalza show rural and small-town societies, their festivals and their traditions,Continue reading “Documentary Photography in 1970s Spain, Madrid”

photobooks: Spain 1905-1977, Madrid

photobooks: Spain 1905-1977 (Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 28 May, 2014 – 5 January, 2015). Exhibition organised in collaboration with Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and curated by Horacio Fernández. Shows the history of the photobook in Spain, from the beginning of the 20th century to the mid-1970s. The selection is drawn from the MuseoContinue reading “photobooks: Spain 1905-1977, Madrid”

Murillo to Goya, Dallas and Madrid

The Spanish Gesture: Drawings from Murillo to Goya from the Hamburger Kunsthalle, Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas, May 25-August 31, 2014. The Kunsthalle of Hamburg holds one of the most significant collections of Spanish drawings found outside of Spain, containing works by Alonso Cano, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Juan de Valdés Leal and Francisco de Goya yContinue reading “Murillo to Goya, Dallas and Madrid”

Fotografía en España,1850-1870, Madrid

Spanish Photography (1850-1870) in the Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid, 27 May – 14 September, 2014. Photographs by named and anonymous artists working in Spain  such as Charles Clifford, Jean Laurent, José Martínez Sánchez, Alonso Martínez y Hermano, José Spreafico and Joaquín Pedrosa.

Prado New Acquisitions (2013)

The Prado has put on display (from April 2014 onwards) in the appropriate gallery rooms its acquisitions over the last year. These include six Spanish paintings: two early works painted by Alonso Cano before 1638, St Teresa of Avila’s Vision of Christ Crucified and St Teresa’s Vision of the Resurrected Christ (or) The Mystic MarriageContinue reading “Prado New Acquisitions (2013)”

El Greco and Modern Painting, Madrid

El Greco y la Pintura Moderna (El Greco and Modern Painting), Prado Museum, Madrid, 24 June – 5 October 2014. The latest of the exhibitions in Spain devoted to the Cretan’s art and influence focuses on the rediscovery of El Greco by nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern and avant-garde artists in France, Germany, Spain and NorthContinue reading “El Greco and Modern Painting, Madrid”

España de Moda, Madrid

 España de Moda (Fifty years of Spanish Fashion), Museo del Traje, Madrid, 13 May – 31 August 2014. Exhibition of dress, drawings and posters. Includes interviews with leading Spanish fashion designers from the 1960s onwards, who developed from being producers of luxury goods to adapting to new economic factors in the 1970s and introducing prêt-a-porterContinue reading “España de Moda, Madrid”

Miró, Madrid, Seattle and Duke University, N. Carolina

Miró: the Experience of Seeing, having opened at the Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid in late 2013-January 2014, now in Seattle Art Museum 13 February– 25 May 2014; then to the Nasher Art Museum, Duke University, North Carolina 14 September 2014 – 22 February 2015. Drawn entirely from the Reina Sofia’s collections it focuses on 50+Continue reading “Miró, Madrid, Seattle and Duke University, N. Carolina”