Black African Spain in the time of Murillo, a talk by LUIS MÉNDEZ RODRÍGUEZ

Black African Spain in the time of Murillo LUIS MÉNDEZ RODRÍGUEZ University of Seville (Spain) Friday, 24 February 2017, 6.00-7.30pm Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Description This talk analyzes the cultural history of slavery and the Black African presence in the Spain of the Golden Age, in relation to the paintings ofContinue reading “Black African Spain in the time of Murillo, a talk by LUIS MÉNDEZ RODRÍGUEZ”

Spanish Masters from the Hermitage (Amsterdam)

Spanish Masters from the Hermitage: The World of El Greco, Ribera, Zurbarán, Velázquez, Murillo & Goya The Hermitage, Amsterdam, 28 November 2015 – 29 May 2016 More than sixty paintings and a rich collection of graphic works and applied arts masterpieces are on show.  

ARTES Visit to the Barber Institute & the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery – Mon 6 July 2015

ARTES Visit to Birmingham The Barber Institute of Art & The Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG) Monday 6 July 2015 11.00 – 16.30 pm This visit is at the kind invitation of Robert Wenley of the Barber Institute who will introduce the key Spanish works. Helen Hillyard, National Gallery Curatorial Trainee at the BMAG, willContinue reading “ARTES Visit to the Barber Institute & the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery – Mon 6 July 2015”

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”

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”