American Society for Hispanic Art Historical Studies Call for Papers, CAA, 2017 Pending the official call papers, 2017, from CAA, ASHAHS will then support the proposal that best advances our programming and complements the outstanding sessions of recent years. This call invites proposals related to all periods in Iberian and Ibero-American art history and particularlyContinue reading “CFP: American Society for Hispanic Art Historical Studies”
Collecting the Arts of Mexico Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Exhibition: July 17, 2015–August 7, 2016 Includes five recently acquired eighteenth-century paintings on copper by the Mexican artist Nicolás Enríquez for a Spanish patron.
Forthcoming exhibition Joaquín Torres-García Museum of Modern Art, New York October 25, 2015–February 15, 2016 Works ranging from the late 19th century to the 1940s, and includes drawings, paintings, objects, sculptures, and original artist notebooks and rare publications will be on show.
Exhibition: Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life New York Botanical Garden 16 May – 1 November 2015 Focuses on 14 of Kahlo’s late-career floral still-lifes and features a series of plantings inspired by her garden at the Casa Azul in Mexico City.
Exhibition: Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980 New York, Museum of Modern Art March 29, 2015–July 19, 2015 Brings together models, drawings and archival photographs as well as new photography of key buildings, not only those by the Brazilian Oscar Niemeyer and Mexican Luis Barragán but also less well known structures by Cuban architects, suchContinue reading “Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980: New York”
Exhibition, Sagrada Família – Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture City College of New York (141 Convent Avenue, New York City). The exhibit in the Spitzer School’s Atrium Gallery includes photographs, architectural models and casts used in construction. It also showcases the 3D computer imaging software used to analyze and draw preciseContinue reading ““Sagrada Família – Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece”, New York: Closes 8 May 2015″
Coypel’s Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France Exhibition, The Frick Collection, New York 25 February 2015 – 17 May 2015 Charles Coypel (1694−1752), painter to Louis XV, created a series of twenty-eight paintings (also called cartoons) to be woven into tapestries by the Gobelins manufactory in Paris. Twenty-seven were painted between 1714Continue reading “Coypel’s Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France: Frick Collection, New York”
El Greco in New York (New York, Metropolitan Museum). Exhibition closes 1st February 2015. To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco, New York’s Metropolitan Museum and the Hispanic Society of America are pooling their collections of the work of this great painter to provide a panorama of his art unrivaled outside the MuseoContinue reading “El Greco in New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: Exhibition closes 1st February 2015”
The Frick Collection, New York: El Greco at the Frick Collection. Exhibition closes on 1st February 2015. Henry Clay Frick had a deep appreciation for Spanish painting, particularly the work of El Greco. Frick traveled to Spain twice and acquired three works by the artist between 1905 and 1913. Here they are displayed side by side for the firstContinue reading “El Greco at the Frick Collection, New York: Final weeks”