TOMORROW: Webinar – Jesús Porres (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid), ‘De Sevilla a Edimburgo: genesis y recorrido de La Vieja Friendo Huevos’, organised by the Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh, 11 October, 5pm

The “Old Woman Frying Eggs”, Diego Velázquez’s masterpiece, can be admired at the Scottish National Gallery. It is one of those unmistakable Spanish-Scottish connections we like to revisit through our online cultural seminars. Professor Jesús Ángel Porres, from Rey Juan Carlos University, will tell us about the artistic environment in Seville at the beginning ofContinue reading “TOMORROW: Webinar – Jesús Porres (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid), ‘De Sevilla a Edimburgo: genesis y recorrido de La Vieja Friendo Huevos’, organised by the Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh, 11 October, 5pm”

ONLINE LECTURE: Luisa Roldán 1652-1706: from Seville to the Royal Court by Dr. Cathy Hall -van den Elsen, from the Discovering Women Sculptors from the 17th Century to the Present Lecture Series hosted by the The Public Statues and Sculpture Association

Registration is required. Please see the Eventbrite page for more details: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/discovering-women-sculptors-tickets-135926597111?aff=erelexpmlt The lectures are free to members of the PSSA. A nominal charge of £3.50 is made for non-members for each lecture. Abstract: The daughter of a well-known Sevillian sculptor, Luisa Roldán trained in her father’s circle, sculpting both over-life sized wooden sculptures forContinue reading “ONLINE LECTURE: Luisa Roldán 1652-1706: from Seville to the Royal Court by Dr. Cathy Hall -van den Elsen, from the Discovering Women Sculptors from the 17th Century to the Present Lecture Series hosted by the The Public Statues and Sculpture Association”

Featured Exhibition: Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored, Hugh Lane Room, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, until 30 August 2020

Six remarkable paintings by one of the most celebrated painters of the Spanish Golden Age, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682), have been conserved and researched at the National Gallery of Ireland. They depict the parable of the Prodigal Son. Fascinating details uncovered during the conservation project and a number of related prints will be displayed alongside the series,Continue reading “Featured Exhibition: Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored, Hugh Lane Room, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, until 30 August 2020”

Murillo Study Day, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 28 February 13.30–17.30

This event will feature an afternoon of presentations and a special exhibition preview in celebration of the opening of Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored at the National Gallery of Ireland. Showcasing a unique series of works by one of the most celebrated artists of the Spanish Golden Age, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), this in-focus exhibition explores themesContinue reading “Murillo Study Day, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 28 February 13.30–17.30”

Featured Exhibition: ‘Montañés, maestro de maestros’, Museo de Bellas Artes, Seville, until 15 March 2020

Juan Martínez Montañés (Alcalá la Real, 1568–Seville, 1649) marked a milestone in Spanish Baroque sculpture and a timeless model in the Sevillian school. This exhibition provides an insight into a select repre­sentation of 44 sculptures and reliefs by the brilliant artist, of a total of 58 works on display. Divided into three sections, the itineraryContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: ‘Montañés, maestro de maestros’, Museo de Bellas Artes, Seville, until 15 March 2020”

CFP: Diego de Riaño, Diego Siloé y la Arquitectura en la Transición del Gótico al Renacimiento, Seville-Granada, May 11-15, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline: December 15, 2019 The call for papers is open for the DR-DS 2020 International Congress, which will be hosted in the cities of Seville and Granada, from the 11th to the 15th of May, 2020. The congress will include inaugural and closing conferences by professors Amadeo Serra, from the Universitat deContinue reading “CFP: Diego de Riaño, Diego Siloé y la Arquitectura en la Transición del Gótico al Renacimiento, Seville-Granada, May 11-15, 2020”

Lunchtime Talk: Akemi Herráez Vossbrink, ‘Zurbarán: A global perspective’, National Gallery, London, 4 November 2019

Monday, 4 November 2019, 1–1.45 pm, doors open at 12.30 pm, Sainsbury Wing Theatre The National Gallery holds one of the finest paintings collections by the Spanish 17th–century artist Francisco de Zurbarán in the world. They have also recently acquired a painting by his son, Juan. Zurbarán lived in Seville, the main European port toContinue reading “Lunchtime Talk: Akemi Herráez Vossbrink, ‘Zurbarán: A global perspective’, National Gallery, London, 4 November 2019”

Maius Workshop Meeting: Alex Letvin, ‘Baroque Rivals? Zurbarán and Murillo Between Seville and Madrid’

The next meeting of the Maius Workshop will take place on 18 February, 5–6pm, in the Research Forum, Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9EW (*Please note the change of address). Alex Letvin, Andrew W. Mellon and Maude de Schauensee Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow in the Department of European Painting and Sculpture at the Philadelphia MuseumContinue reading “Maius Workshop Meeting: Alex Letvin, ‘Baroque Rivals? Zurbarán and Murillo Between Seville and Madrid’”

Featured Exhibition: Nápoles en Osuna: José de Ribera en el legado artístico de los duques de Osuna (1618-2018), Colegiata de Osuna (Seville), until 18 April 2018

The collegiate church of Osuna, established in the 16th century by Juan Téllez-Girón, 4th Count of Ureña, contains important artworks commissioned and donated by the Dukes of Osuna. Several members of the family held important position in the government of such Spanish imperial domains as Sicily, Milan and Naples. Works acquired in the latter cityContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Nápoles en Osuna: José de Ribera en el legado artístico de los duques de Osuna (1618-2018), Colegiata de Osuna (Seville), until 18 April 2018”

ARTES Members’ Visit to the Año Murillo in Seville (30 November – 2 December 2018)

ARTES have organised a trip to Seville for members from 30th November to 2nd December 2018, the main aim being a curator-led tour of the exhibition Murillo IV Centenario, opening that week, as well as visits to the Cathedral, Hospital de los Venerables and de la Caridad, Alcázar, Casa de Pilatos and other sites of art historicalContinue reading “ARTES Members’ Visit to the Año Murillo in Seville (30 November – 2 December 2018)”