El Retrato en las Colecciones Reales de Juan de Flandes a Antonio López, exhibition, Palacio Real, Madrid, 4 December 2014 – 19 April 2015. Paintings and sculptures produced for the Spanish Court. Includes Ribera’s Don Juan Jose de Austria on Horseback; and the contemporary group portrait of the present royal family by Antonio Lopez, which apparently tookContinue reading “El Retrato en las Colecciones Reales de Juan de Flandes a Antonio López, Madrid”
A sculpture by Pedro de Mena (b. Granada 1628 – d. Malaga 1688) of the Mater Dolorosa or Virgin of Sorrows has gone on display at The Fitzwilliam in Cambridge in a drive to help publicise the Museum’s funding-raising appeal for the acquisition of the work. Tim Knox Director of the Museum, who has kindly entertainedContinue reading “The Fitzwilliam Museum in fundraising drive to acquire a Mater Dolorosa by Pedro de Mena”
Ex ungue leonem. Marble heads by the Master of Cabestany, Barcelona, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, 4 April – 28 September 2014. The four marble heads displayed in Room 4 of the Museum are fragments from the doorway of Sant Pere de Rodes, carved in the second third of the twelfth century, a masterpiece attributedContinue reading
Jaume Plensa: Private Dreams, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, 12 June – 27 September. An exhibition of recent sculpture by the Catalan artist Plensa, featuring eight new works in a range of media, including bronze, glass and volcanic basalt. Coinciding with a new public art installation of four of his works in Chicago’s Millennium Park, whichContinue reading “Jaume Plensa, Chicago”
Programa ARTES member Dr Tomas Macsotay is on the organising committee for this event.