Featured Exhibition: The Auckland Project at Sotheby’s: Paintings from the Spanish Gallery, Sotheby’s New York

Open until 11 February 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 This exhibition features a selection of outstanding Spanish Old Master paintings by such artists as Juan de Juanes, Juan Bautista Maíno, Juan van der Hamen, Francisco Bayeu and others. Acquired by The Auckland Project through Sotheby’s, these works will feature in the collection of the SpanishContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: The Auckland Project at Sotheby’s: Paintings from the Spanish Gallery, Sotheby’s New York”

Extended: Murillo: The Self-Portraits now on until February 11, 2018

  Until February 11, the Frick Collection in New York is celebrating Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, one of the outstanding painters of the Spanish Golden Age, who will turn 400 years old on 31 December. Well known for his religious paintings and his extraordinary depictions of street urchins, he was also an ingenious painter of portraits.Continue reading “Extended: Murillo: The Self-Portraits now on until February 11, 2018”

Extended: Murillo: The Self-Portraits now on until February 11, 2018

  Until February 11, the Frick Collection in New York is celebrating Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, one of the outstanding painters of the Spanish Golden Age, who will turn 400 years old on 31 December. Well known for his religious paintings and his extraordinary depictions of street urchins, he was also an ingenious painter of portraits.Continue reading “Extended: Murillo: The Self-Portraits now on until February 11, 2018”

ARTES Coll&Cortes travel scholarship report: Ana Dias, PhD Candidate at Durham University

The ARTES Coll&Cortes travel scholarship granted me the opportunity to travel to Spain to examine three illustrated copies of Beatus of Liébana’s Commentarium in Apocalypsin (generally known as Beatus) on which my doctoral thesis is grounded. My research concerns the production, illumination and impact of the Beatus manuscripts, with particular focus on the analysis ofContinue reading “ARTES Coll&Cortes travel scholarship report: Ana Dias, PhD Candidate at Durham University”

CFP: Wider Worlds: Art and Audience Under the Spanish Crown, The Frick Collection, New York, April 5, 2018

Call for Papers: Wider Worlds: Art and Audience Under the Spanish Crown, The Frick Collection, New York, April 5, 2018 Deadline: Dec 12, 2017 Symposium The Frick Collection, New York The Frick Collection is pleased to invite submissions for “Wider Worlds: Art and Audience under the Spanish Crown,” a public symposium inspired by the special exhibition Zurbarán:Continue reading “CFP: Wider Worlds: Art and Audience Under the Spanish Crown, The Frick Collection, New York, April 5, 2018”

Featured Exhibition: Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

Hélio Oiticica (b. 1937), Tropicália, 1966–67. Plants, sand, birds, and poems by Roberta Camila Salgado. César and Claudio Oiticica Collection, Rio de Janeiro. © César and Claudio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro. Image courtesy Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Photograph by Bryan Conley Hélio Oiticica. To Organize Delirium, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. ClosesContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium”

Closing Soon: Lygia Pape: A Multitude of Forms @ Met Breuer, New York, 21 March – 23 July 2017

The first monographic exhibition in the United States devoted to Brazilian artist Lygia Pape (1927–2004). A critical figure in the development of Brazilian modern art, and a pioneer of the Neo-Concrete movement. Pape combined geometric abstraction with notions of body, time, and space in unique ways that radically transformed the nature of the art objectContinue reading “Closing Soon: Lygia Pape: A Multitude of Forms @ Met Breuer, New York, 21 March – 23 July 2017”

CFP: Art and Social Engagement in the Americas (New York, 2017)

Beyond the Symbolic: Art and Social Engagement in the Americas IFA-ISLAA Symposium Institute of Fine Arts, New York University New York 14-15 April 2017 Deadline: Jan 20, 2017 CALL FOR PAPERS The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, and the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art are pleased to announce the second annual IFA–ISLAA symposiumContinue reading “CFP: Art and Social Engagement in the Americas (New York, 2017)”

Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (New York: 15 October 2016)

Bard Graduate Center 38 West 86th Street, New York City 15 October 2016, 9:00AM – 5:50PM In the twelfth century, new powers emerged throughout the Western Mediterranean, from the Almohads of North Africa to the Norman Kingdom of Sicily. In the Iberian Peninsula, upstart rulers with broad ambitions emerged in both Muslim and Christian territories.Continue reading “Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean (New York: 15 October 2016)”

Picasso Sculpture (New York to Paris)

The exhibition Picasso Sculpture, previously showing some 140 works spanning 1902 to 1964 at MoMA, New York (until 7 February 2016), re-opens, in a reduced form, as Picasso: Scuptures (Musée Picasso, Paris: 8 March – 18 September 2016). MOMA installation reviewed by Rosalind McKeever, Burlington Magazine, December 2015 pp. 880-82 .