Applications deadline, 18 March 2016: EEHAR-CSIC / Museo Nacional del Prado

EEHAR-CSIC / Museo Nacional del Prado Deadline: Friday, 18 March 2016! La Escuela Española de Historia y Arqueología en Roma-CSIC y el Museo Nacional del Prado comienzan una colaboración científica para promover iniciativas dirigidas a jóvenes investigadores en los campos de la Historia, la Historia del Arte y las Ciencias Humanas. La primera de ellasContinue reading “Applications deadline, 18 March 2016: EEHAR-CSIC / Museo Nacional del Prado”

Goya’s Duke of Osuna: from Frick to Prado

Goya: “Invited Work” Museo del Prado, Madrid1 9 January – 24 April 2016 For a period of three months, Room 34 of the Prado’s Villanueva Building is displaying Goya’s portrait of Don Pedro de Alcántara Téllez-Girón y Pacheco, 9th Duke of Osuna, one of the most interesting works by the artist among those housed inContinue reading “Goya’s Duke of Osuna: from Frick to Prado”

Exhibition closing soon! The Divine Morales (Prado, Madrid; Bilbao; Barcelona)

El Divino Morales Museo del Prado, Madrid Exhibition closed 10 January 2016 Moves to: Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, 9 February – 16 May Museu Nacional d’Art Catalunya, Barcelona, 16/06-16/09 2016. Nineteen works owned by the Prado, including the Christ on the Cross and the Resurrection gifted by Plácido Arango, plus 35 from national andContinue reading “Exhibition closing soon! The Divine Morales (Prado, Madrid; Bilbao; Barcelona)”

GOYA PORTRAITS – THE NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON – LUNCHTIME TALKS

EXHIBITION EVENTS GOYA THE PORTRAITS The National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing Theatre Lunchtime Talks – Free, no booking Courses – £14/£12 concession/£10 members October-December 2015 1.00-1.45pm OCTOBER Lunchtime talk Thursday 29 October  Goya & the Duchess of Alba Marcus B. Burke Senior Curator, Museum Department, The Hispanic Society of America, New York NOVEMBER Course (Sainsbury WingContinue reading “GOYA PORTRAITS – THE NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON – LUNCHTIME TALKS”

Genaro Pérez Villaamil, Madrid

Exhibition: Views of Historic Monuments in Spanish Cities: The Romantic Painter Genaro Pérez Villaamil (Vistas monumentales de ciudades españolas. El pintor romántico Genaro Pérez Villaamil) Room 60 Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid 17 December 2014 – 6 September 2015 Curated by Javier Barón, this exhibition includes Villaamil’s large Diptych, formed from 42 individual scenes painted on tin-platesContinue reading “Genaro Pérez Villaamil, Madrid”

Scholarship report from Costanza Beltrami, winner of a 2014 Artes Coll & Cortes Travel Scholarship

Thanks to the ARTES-Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship, I travelled to Spain in June to visit buildings designed by the fifteenth-century French master mason Juan Guas. During a previous trip, I visited the monastery of San Juan de Los Reyes in Toledo. Designed by Guas, this monastery is a royal foundation established to celebrate theContinue reading “Scholarship report from Costanza Beltrami, winner of a 2014 Artes Coll & Cortes Travel Scholarship”

Miguel Falomir Faus, Museo Nacional del Prado

The Royal Board of Trustees of the Museo Nacional del Prado has announced the appointment of Miguel Falomir Faus, current head of the Department of Italian Renaissance painting, as the Museum’s new Deputy Director for Collections and Research, succeeding Gabriele Finaldi, who has recently been appointed the new Director of the National Gallery in London.

Exhibition & Symposium: Rogier van der Weyden: Museo del Prado, Madrid

Exhibition: Rogier van der Weyden (c.1399-1464) , Prado Museum, 24 March – 28 June 2015. Exhibition devoted particularly to the important influence of the fifteenth-century Flemish artist’s work in Spain and inspired by the recent completion of the conservation of his Escorial Crucifixion, which has been at the royal monastic palace since 1574. The exhibition,Continue reading “Exhibition & Symposium: Rogier van der Weyden: Museo del Prado, Madrid”

Goya in Madrid: The Tapestry Cartoons, Museo del Prado

Goya in Madrid. The Tapestry Cartoons 1775-1794 Prado Museum, Madrid 28 November 2014 – 3 May 2015 Curators: Manuela Mena, Head Curator of the Goya and 18th Century Art Department, and Gudrun Maurer, Curator of the Goya and 18th Century Painting Department at the Museo del Prado The exhibition of over 140 works proposes a newContinue reading “Goya in Madrid: The Tapestry Cartoons, Museo del Prado”

Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize: 2015 winners announced

Artes is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize. First prize is awarded to Rebekah Lee, a PhD student at the University of York, for her essay ‘Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal and the Courtly Portrayal of Middle Age’. The runner up prize goes to Iñigo Basarrate GonzálezContinue reading “Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize: 2015 winners announced”