The Frick Collection, New York, Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 6:00–7:00PM: “Demystifying El Greco: His Use of Wax, Clay, and Plaster Models“. Lecture by Xavier Bray, Arturo and Holly Melosi Chief Curator, Dulwich Picture Gallery (London). Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations not accepted. An inventory of El Greco’s studio madeContinue reading “The Frick Collection, New York: Lecture on El Greco by Xavier Bray, 28 January 2015”
New York: The Frick Collection’s Center for the History of Collecting is holding a symposium, “El Greco Comes to America,” on Monday, January 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Registration is required if you wish to attend this free event. Speakers: Ellen Prokop, Susan Grace Galassi, Marcus Burke, Walter Liedtke, Xavier Salomon, José LuisContinue reading “The Frick Collection, New York: Symposium, El Greco Comes to America, 26 January 2015”
CAA annual conference: New York, 11-14 February 2015 Registration is now open. Sessions include: –Contemporary Art of Central America and Its Diaspora -Old Technologies in Contemporary Latin American Art -Artistic Exchange between the Spanish and British Empires, 1550–1900 -Imagining a US Latina/o Art History
Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948–1988, MOMA, New York, 10 May – 24 August 2014. The first major retrospective of the Brazilian artist (1920-1988) in North America, comprising almost 300 paintings, drawings, sculptures and participatory works. Organized around three themes, abstraction, concretism and the “abandonment” of art.
Visions and Nightmares: Four Centuries of Spanish Drawings, Morgan Library, New York, 17 January – 11 May 2014. The first exhibition of Spanish drawings from the Morgan’s collection showing more than 20 sheets featuring works by Ribera, Murillo, Goya as well as Vicente Carducho, Alonso Cano and Eugenio Lucas and recently acquired drawings by JuanContinue reading “Visions and Nightmares: Four Centuries of Spanish Drawings, New York”
Goya and the Altamira Family, Metropolitan Museum, New York, 22 April – 3 August 2014. A picture-in-focus display of Goya’s four portraits of the Altamira family, including the Metropolitan’s portrait of Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga (1787-88) known as the ‘Boy in Red’, and a fifth family portrait by Agustin Esteve. This will be theContinue reading “Goya, New York”