Opens today: Bartolomé Bermejo at the Prado Museum, Madrid

Open until 27 January 2019, this exhibition explores the career of Bartolomé Bermejo, one of the most fascinating figures within Spanish art of the second half of the 15th century. Bringing together a remarkable group of paintings from Spanish, European and American museums, the Prado is able to present this survey exhibition, which has beenContinue reading “Opens today: Bartolomé Bermejo at the Prado Museum, Madrid”

Opens 9 October: Bartolomé Bermejo at the Prado Museum, Madrid

Open until 27 January 2019, this exhibition explores the career of Bartolomé Bermejo, one of the most fascinating figures within Spanish art of the second half of the 15th century. Bringing together a remarkable group of paintings from Spanish, European and American museums, the Prado is able to present this survey exhibition, which has beenContinue reading “Opens 9 October: Bartolomé Bermejo at the Prado Museum, Madrid”

Three new acquisitions on show at the Prado Museum

Three important new acquisitions are temporarily on display at the Prado Museum in Madrid: Saint John the Baptist in a Landscape, an oil on copper by Juan Bautista Maíno (1581–1649), strongly influenced by the artist’s Roman period. The copper plate for a print portraying an auto da fé in Madrid’s Plaza Mayor, engraved by in 1680 by Flemish artistContinue reading “Three new acquisitions on show at the Prado Museum”

New Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for the Study of Spanish Art, Museo Nacional del Prado/Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum at SMU in Dallas and the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid have announced a new pre-doctoral fellowship, part of the unique international partnership that unites these two leading museums. A grant from the Center for Spain in America (CSA) supports now the pre-doctoral Meadows/Prado Fellowship, designed to provide students with an intensive scholarly, professional, and internationalContinue reading “New Pre-Doctoral Fellowship for the Study of Spanish Art, Museo Nacional del Prado/Meadows Museum”

Featured Exhibition: Drawings by Rosario Weiss

Biblioteca Nacional de España, Madrid, until 22 April 2018 This exhibition features more than a hundred drawings by Rosario Weiss (Madrid, 1814‒1843) as well as a few prints and paintings. It sets out to show the work of an outstanding draughtswoman who is better known for her relationship with Francisco de Goya (1746‒1828) than for her artistic career. WeissContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Drawings by Rosario Weiss”

Velázquez Portrait of Philip III (Prado)

Velázquez: Portrait of Philip III Museo Nacional del Prado, Room 24 Villanueva Building, Room 24 6 June – 29 October 2017 On display for the first time in the Museum’s galleries is the Portrait of Philip III by Velázquez, a work donated by William B. Jordan to the American Friends of the Prado Museum, which has cededContinue reading “Velázquez Portrait of Philip III (Prado)”

Opening soon: Hispanic Society of America at the Prado

Visions of the Hispanic World Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum and Library Museo del Prado Madrid, 4/4/2017 – 9/10/2017 The exhibition will present around 200 works from the holdings of the Hispanic Society of America in New York. Founded in 1904 by Archer Milton Huntington (1870-1955), a passionate collector and Hispanic art enthusiast, the Hispanic SocietyContinue reading “Opening soon: Hispanic Society of America at the Prado”

Miguel Zugaza: from Madrid to Bilbao

Miguel Zugaza announces his decision to step down from the Prado and reassume the directorship of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum next year This morning, Miguel Zugaza informed the Permanent Committee of the Royal Board of Trustees of his decision to conclude his term next year as director of the Museo del Prado after fifteenContinue reading “Miguel Zugaza: from Madrid to Bilbao”

Talbotypes at the Museo del Prado, Madrid

Copied by the Sun. The Talbotypes from ‘The Annals of the Artists of Spain’ by William Stirling Maxwell (1847) Prado Museum, Madrid 18 May 2016 – 04 September 2016 The result of a collaborative project between the National Media Museum in Bradford and the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, the Museo del Prado has assembled for the firstContinue reading “Talbotypes at the Museo del Prado, Madrid”

Museo del Prado Research Scholarships: Application deadline 7 May 2016

Museo del Prado and Fundación Gondra Barandiarán Research Scholarships (Madrid) APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7 May 2016 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TWO FUNDACIÓN GONDRA BARANDIARÁN-MUSEO DEL PRADO RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS Centro de Estudios, Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain, September 01, 2016 Application deadline: May 7, 2016 The Fundación Gondra Barandiarán and the Museo Nacional del Prado have signedContinue reading “Museo del Prado Research Scholarships: Application deadline 7 May 2016”