CEEH Curatorial Fellow in Spanish Paintings at The National Gallery

This post, supported by the CEEH (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica), is a 22 month traineeship for someone who has a good scholarly art historical background in European paintings and a special interest in Spanish paintings, who wishes to pursue a museum career. The Curatorial Fellow will have the opportunity to be involved in aContinue reading “CEEH Curatorial Fellow in Spanish Paintings at The National Gallery”

Reflections on the ARTES visit to ‘Artemisia’ at the National Gallery (by Susan Wilson)

We waited in Trafalgar Sq last Wednesday to go in at 9:30 for an ARTES private viewing of Artemisia. A cold grey London Morning with people out, hurrying through the handsome classical space, St Martins-in the Fields looking austere and fine. A grey day in winter suits the square. Inside, empty rooms and the chanceContinue reading “Reflections on the ARTES visit to ‘Artemisia’ at the National Gallery (by Susan Wilson)”

REMINDER: Artemisia Gentileschi Visit to the National Gallery on November 5th

ONLY 2 PLACES STILL AVAILABLE Please contact Susan Wilson at <susanruddwilson@gmail.com> asap if you wish to attend.  We are pleased to let ARTES members know that a small visit to Artemisia Gentileschi will take place on Thursday  November 5th at 0915. Gentileschi spent some years working in Naples (from 1630- until her death, thought toContinue reading “REMINDER: Artemisia Gentileschi Visit to the National Gallery on November 5th”

ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI VISIT TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY ON NOVEMBER 5TH

We are pleased to let ARTES members know that a small visit to Artemisia Gentileschi will take place on Thursday  November 5th at 0915. Gentileschi spent some years working in Naples (from 1630- until her death, thought to have occurred in 1652, when it was part of the Spanish Empire.) Her  patrons  included Phillip IVContinue reading “ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI VISIT TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY ON NOVEMBER 5TH”

Announcement: Museum and gallery re-openings in London

Colnaghi opened July 3rd, by appointment only One of their current exhibitions, The Golden Age of Spanish Modern Art, ‘offers a re-evaluation of Spanish painting at the turn of the 20th century, presenting exquisite and innovative works by Spanish artists, particularly from Catalan, who trained in the academies of Barcelona and spent most of theirContinue reading “Announcement: Museum and gallery re-openings in London”

The National Gallery Acquires its First Painting by Joaquín Sorolla

On Tuesday, The National Gallery officially announced the acquisition of The Drunkard, Zarauz (1910) by the Spanish master Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923). A year ago, the gallery featured the artist in the monographic exhibition Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light which was splendidly inaugurated with royal presence. The last exhibition on the artist in the United KingdomContinue reading “The National Gallery Acquires its First Painting by Joaquín Sorolla”

Documentary: ‘Titian: Behind Closed Doors’ now on BBC iPlayer

In the winter of 1550 the most famous painter in Europe came face to face with the most powerful man on earth. What emerged from this encounter between Prince Philip of Spain and the Renaissance master Titian is seen as one of the most extraordinary commissions in all of Western art history. Given almost totalContinue reading “Documentary: ‘Titian: Behind Closed Doors’ now on BBC iPlayer”

CANCELLED: ARTES Event: Self-Guided Tours of the National Gallery Exhibitions: Artemisia and Titian, Thursday 23 April 2020, 9:00 – 11:30 am

Thursday 23 April 2020, 9:00 – 11:30 am The National Gallery, London You are cordially invited to self-guided tours of Artemisia and Titian. ARTES members will be able to access both exhibitions free of charge during the event (7 spaces are available). 9:00 am            Entry via the Sainsbury Wing to the Artemisia exhibition (accessible viaContinue reading “CANCELLED: ARTES Event: Self-Guided Tours of the National Gallery Exhibitions: Artemisia and Titian, Thursday 23 April 2020, 9:00 – 11:30 am”

Several spaces still available for the ‘Bomberg and Spain’ discussion with exhibition curator Richard Cork at the National Gallery on Tuesday 25 February, 10:05 to 11 am [RSVP by Friday 21st]

You are cordially invited to an informal study morning in the exhibition Young Bomberg and the Old Masters (27 November 2019 – 1 March 2020) 10:05 am             Meet at the exhibition in Gallery 1 (accessible via the Getty Entrance to the right of the main portico on Trafalgar Square). Self-led tour of the exhibitionContinue reading “Several spaces still available for the ‘Bomberg and Spain’ discussion with exhibition curator Richard Cork at the National Gallery on Tuesday 25 February, 10:05 to 11 am [RSVP by Friday 21st]”

ARTES Members’ Event: Discussion on Bomberg and Spain, The National Gallery, London, 25 February 2020, 10:05–11:00am (RSVP by 21 February)

You are cordially invited to an informal study morning in the exhibition Young Bomberg and the Old Masters (27 November 2019 – 1 March 2020) 10:05 am             Meet at the exhibition in Gallery 1 (accessible via the Getty Entrance to the right of the main portico on Trafalgar Square). Self-led tour of the exhibitionContinue reading “ARTES Members’ Event: Discussion on Bomberg and Spain, The National Gallery, London, 25 February 2020, 10:05–11:00am (RSVP by 21 February)”