Introducing the Maius Workshop

The Maius Workshop is an interdisciplinary group that brings together graduate students and early career scholars dealing with Hispanic art (broadly considered to include literature, theatre, music, etc.) and history from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period. The aim of the Maius Workshop is to encourage dialogue among specialists in different stages ofContinue reading “Introducing the Maius Workshop”

ARTES Coll y Cortés 2017 post-doctoral scholarship report: Dr Francisco de Asís García García, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

  I have carried out a three-month fellowship in London from March 1st to May 31st, 2017, conducting research in several museums, libraries and academic institutions of the city. My main goal was to study a selection of textiles from the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion (FTF) Department of the Victoria & Albert Museum. I haveContinue reading “ARTES Coll y Cortés 2017 post-doctoral scholarship report: Dr Francisco de Asís García García, Universidad Complutense de Madrid”

Lecture: Tom Nickson on ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’

The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting a lecture on Tuesday, January 24th at 7.00pm by: Tom Nickson (The Courtauld Institute of Art) presenting on: ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’. Wolfson Room (NB01), IHR Basement, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU). All thoseContinue reading “Lecture: Tom Nickson on ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’”

Book Launch – Art in Spain & Portugal from the Romans to the Early Middle Ages by Rose Walker

ARTES member Dr Rose Walker of the Courtauld Institute of Art has recently launched her latest book on early art in the Iberian Peninsula. A discount is available to those ARTES members who would like to buy a copy. Please contact artesiberia@gmail.com for details.  

ARTES private visit to the V&A’s Opus Anglicanum exhibition, 9am, Weds 14 December

  The stunning exhibition of medieval English embroidery at the Victoria & Albert Museum includes several pieces long held in Spanish treasuries, including two wonderful copes from Toledo and Daroca. Curator Glyn Davies has kindly offered to take ARTES members on a private visit to the exhibition on Wednesday 14th December at 9am (ie beforeContinue reading “ARTES private visit to the V&A’s Opus Anglicanum exhibition, 9am, Weds 14 December”

Lecture: Eduardo Carrero Santamaria (University of Barcelona), ‘Gothic architecture in 13th- and 14th-century Spain and its historiography’. Courtauld Institute, 5.30pm, 28th October 2015

The first in a series of lectures on Spanish medieval architecture, hosted by the Courtauld Institute, and sponsored by Coll & Cortes Since the late 19th century, scholarship on 13th– and 14th-century Spanish architecture has largely depended on formal analysis and systems of cataloguing. From this have emerged fundamental studies of cathedrals, including those ofContinue reading “Lecture: Eduardo Carrero Santamaria (University of Barcelona), ‘Gothic architecture in 13th- and 14th-century Spain and its historiography’. Courtauld Institute, 5.30pm, 28th October 2015”

Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March

LAST MINUTE SPACES NOW AVAILABLE! Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, 2-6.30, Weds 11 March 2015. Attendance is free, but spaces are limited so you must register – NOW OPEN! Four papers offer new ideas on a group of well-known sculptures and manuscripts from twelfth- and thirteenth-century Spain, exploring tensionsContinue reading “Myths of Medieval Spain. Symposium, Courtauld Institute, 11 March”

The Church in Western Iberia: International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 6-9, 2015

The Church in Western Iberia (León, Asturias, Galicia, and Portugal). International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 6-9, 2015. Organiser: James D’Emilio, Department of Humanities, University of South Florida. Five sessions: Session 1016: Wednesday, July 8, 9:00 – 10:30 The Church in Western Iberia (León, Asturias, Galicia, and Portugal), I: Early Medieval Galicia Session 1116:Continue reading “The Church in Western Iberia: International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 6-9, 2015”

Ex ungue leonem. Marble heads by the Master of Cabestany, Barcelona, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, 4 April – 28 September 2014. The four marble heads displayed in Room 4 of the Museum are fragments from the doorway of Sant Pere de Rodes, carved in the second third of the twelfth century, a masterpiece attributedContinue reading

Magistri Cataloniae, Barcelona, 7-8 November 2014

I simposi Magistri Cataloniae: artista anònim, artista amb signatura: Identitat, estatus i rol de l’artista en l’art medieval. (Part of the research project Artistas, patronos y público: Cataluña y el Mediterráneo: Siglos XI-XV.) Barcelona,  Departament d’Art i de Musicologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 7-8 November 2014. More information about the Magistri Cataloniae project. Programme Registration