The Dallas News reports that internationally recognised art historian William B. Jordan died Monday in Dallas after a short illness. After obtaining a Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts in New York, he helped Mr. Algur Meadows form a new collection of Spanish paintings for Southern Methodist University. Later on, he was curator at theContinue reading “Art historian, philanthropist and ARTES member William Jordan has died at 77”
Call for Papers: Wider Worlds: Art and Audience Under the Spanish Crown, The Frick Collection, New York, April 5, 2018 Deadline: Dec 12, 2017 Symposium The Frick Collection, New York The Frick Collection is pleased to invite submissions for “Wider Worlds: Art and Audience under the Spanish Crown,” a public symposium inspired by the special exhibition Zurbarán:Continue reading “CFP: Wider Worlds: Art and Audience Under the Spanish Crown, The Frick Collection, New York, April 5, 2018”
Zurbarán: Jacob and his Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle, Meadows Museum, Dallas, USA, September 17, 2017 – January 7, 2018 Francisco de Zurbarán was born in Fuente de Cantos, in Western Spain, but spent most of his working life in Seville. Like Ribera, Zurbarán is also considered a Caravaggista (a follower of the Italian painter MichelangeloContinue reading “Opens today: ‘Zurbarán: Jacob and his Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle’”
Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and the Precedence of Form, Meadows Museum, Dallas, USA, until 5 November This focused exhibition of paintings is inspired by a work in the Meadows Museum’s collection, Picasso’s Still Life in a Landscape (1915). In the early 20th century, Picasso and the Mexican artist Diego Rivera both lived and worked in Paris. Initially friends,Continue reading “Featured Exhibition: Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and the Precedence of Form”
Modern Spanish Art from the Asociación Colección Arte Contemporáneo Meadows Museum, Dallas, TX 9 October 2016 – 19 January 2017 Modern Spanish Art from the Asociación Colección Arte Contemporáneo is the first exhibition in America to present a comprehensive survey of Modern Art in Spain from the Belle Époque through the Kennedy years. TheContinue reading “Modern Spanish Art at the Meadows Museum”
Salvador Dalí, An Early Surrealist Masterpiece Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas Exhibition closes: 7 August 2016 The 1930s were one of the most creatively fruitful decades of Salvador Dalí’s career. L’homme poisson (The Fish Man) shows both his tremendous imagination as well as his technical adroitness, and offers a revealing glimpse into the artist’s inner psyche. AfterContinue reading “Exhibition: Dalí, Meadows Museum”
Meadows Museum Southern Methodist University Dallas, Texas The entire collection of the Meadows Museum, which has notable holdings of Spanish art, has just been digitised and is available online for browsing and searches.
Goya’s portrait of his grandson Marianito has gone on exhibition at Ibercaja’s Museo Goya in Zaragoza. See the following link to an article on the exhibition by ARTES member, Jesusa Vega, Professor of History of Art at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in last week’s ABC: Jesusa Vega, “Goya a su nieto”, ABC, 17 January 2016Continue reading “Goya – Portrait of Marianito – On Exhibition at Museo Ibercaja – Zaragoza – from January 2016”
Velázquez’s Infanta Margarita in a Blue Dress Meadows Museum, Dallas On show until 1st November 2015 The painting is on loan from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.
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”