Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 20 October, 6.00 PM | Lisandra Estevez, Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art

We are pleased to announce that the second seminar of our autumn online Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday, 20 October at 6.00 PM, UK time:    Lisandra Estevez: Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art This talk takes a closer look at Ribera’s otherness as an artist.Continue reading “Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar, 20 October, 6.00 PM | Lisandra Estevez, Jusepe de Ribera’s Otherness: Identity and Representation in Early Modern Iberian Art”

Rarely seen paintings by Velázquez and Ribera on view at Sotheby’s, 29 June–2 July 2019

Two important Spanish paintings will be on view at Sotheby’s in the days preceding the Old Masters Evening Sale on 3 July. The sale will feature a portrait of Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj (1591–1657) likely painted by Velázquez during his second roman period. Donna Olimpia was an enormously influential figure at the court of popeContinue reading “Rarely seen paintings by Velázquez and Ribera on view at Sotheby’s, 29 June–2 July 2019”

Lecture: Dr Edward Payne, ‘Le noir Valencian’: Ribera, Gautier and the French Taste for Violent Painting, Durham University, 7 February 2019

7th February 2019, 16:00 to 17:00, Room 146, Elvet Riverside 1, Durham University Paintings by the Spanish Baroque artist, Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652), prompted a range of contradictory responses in the nineteenth century. Poets, travel writers, critics and artists reacted to his work, especially his striking depictions of violent subjects, at once with admiration andContinue reading “Lecture: Dr Edward Payne, ‘Le noir Valencian’: Ribera, Gautier and the French Taste for Violent Painting, Durham University, 7 February 2019”

Closing Soon! ‘Ribera: Art of Violence’, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, until 27 January 2019

This is the first exhibition in the UK dedicated to the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652). Born in Játiva, Valencia, Ribera emigrated to Italy as a young artist. Proud of his Spanish heritage, he eventually settled in Naples, then a Spanish territory, but never again returned to Spain. A hybrid figure,Continue reading “Closing Soon! ‘Ribera: Art of Violence’, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, until 27 January 2019”

1 week to go! ‘Ribera: Art of Violence’ opens 26 September 2018 at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

This autumn, Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first exhibition in the UK dedicated to the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652). Born in Játiva, Valencia, Ribera emigrated to Italy as a young artist. Proud of his Spanish heritage, he eventually settled in Naples, then a Spanish territory, but never again returned toContinue reading “1 week to go! ‘Ribera: Art of Violence’ opens 26 September 2018 at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London”

4 months to go! ‘Ribera: Art of Violence’ opens 26 September 2018 at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

This autumn, Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first exhibition in the UK dedicated to the Spanish Baroque painter, draughtsman and printmaker Jusepe de Ribera (1591–1652). Born in Játiva, Valencia, Ribera emigrated to Italy as a young artist. Proud of his Spanish heritage, he eventually settled in Naples, then a Spanish territory, but never again returned toContinue reading “4 months to go! ‘Ribera: Art of Violence’ opens 26 September 2018 at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London”

ARTES visit to the Museo del Prado (14 January 2017)*

ARTES VISIT TO MADRID RIBERA DRAWINGS, MUSEO del PRADO With Dr Edward Payne, Senior Curator, Spanish Art, Auckland Castle Trust Saturday 14th January 2017, 9:30 – 11:00 A.M. Rendezvous at Museo del Prado (at main entrance at the back of the building)   *Due to unforeseen circumstances, the visit to El Escorial on Friday 13th JanuaryContinue reading “ARTES visit to the Museo del Prado (14 January 2017)*”

Curators in Conversation: Ribera across the Generations. 6:30-8:30 pm, Thursday 9th February, 2017

  With Gabriele Finaldi (Director, The National Gallery) & Edward Payne (Senior Curator: Spanish Art, Auckland Castle Trust) at Colnaghi, 26 Bury Street, London SW1Y 6AL ARTES welcomes Gabriele Finaldi, curator of Ribera: Master of Drawing at the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (22 November 2016 – 19 February 2017), in conversation with Edward Payne,Continue reading “Curators in Conversation: Ribera across the Generations. 6:30-8:30 pm, Thursday 9th February, 2017”

Spanish Masters from the Hermitage (Amsterdam)

Spanish Masters from the Hermitage: The World of El Greco, Ribera, Zurbarán, Velázquez, Murillo & Goya The Hermitage, Amsterdam, 28 November 2015 – 29 May 2016 More than sixty paintings and a rich collection of graphic works and applied arts masterpieces are on show.  

Golden Age of Neapolitan Painting (Montpellier, Musée Fabre)

The Golden Age of Neapolitan Painting From Ribera to Giordano Exhibition, Musée Fabre, Montpellier 20 June to 11 October 2015 A national loan exhibition exploring 17th-century Neapolitan painting displaying about ten works by Ribera, including his Portrait of a Club-footed Boy, shown alongside work by his Neapolitan contemporaries.