Featured Exhibition: Gala Salvador Dalí: A Room of One’s Own in Púbol, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, until 14 October

Gala (7th September 1894 – 10th June 1982), born into a family of intellectuals from Kazan (Russia), spent her childhood in Moscow before moving to Switzerland and then Paris. There she befriended such prominent members of the surrealist movement as Max Ernst. In 1929 she travelled to Cadaqués, where she met Dalí. The two fell in love and started toContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Gala Salvador Dalí: A Room of One’s Own in Púbol, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, until 14 October”

Call for Applications: Sculptural Workshops, Botín Foundation, Santander, 17–28 September 2018—deadline 10 August

Since 1994, the Sculptural Workshops of the Botín Foundation have brought together in Santander young artists from all over the world, to work alongside major figures from the art world. For its next edition, which will take place between September 17 and 28, 2018, the sculptor Cristina Iglesias (San Sebastián, 1958) proposes a research workshopContinue reading “Call for Applications: Sculptural Workshops, Botín Foundation, Santander, 17–28 September 2018—deadline 10 August”

Job: Assistant Professor (Research): Pemberton Fellowship for the Study of Spanish Art, Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, University of Durham, UK

This post is full-time and fixed term (1 September 2018 – 31 August 2019). The Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate to a one-year fixed-term Research Fellowship in Spanish and/or Neapolitan Art of the early modern period (1550-1750). This posts offer an exciting opportunity to make aContinue reading “Job: Assistant Professor (Research): Pemberton Fellowship for the Study of Spanish Art, Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, University of Durham, UK”

Featured Exhibitions: ‘Zuloaga. Character and Emotion’, Centro Cultural Bancaja, Valencia (until 26 August 2018) and ‘Sorolla and Spirituality’ (until 2 September 2018)

Zuloaga. Character and Emotion (until 26 August 2018) This exhibition features some 66 paintings by the Basque artist, several of which are displayed in public for the first time. Ranging in date from 1888, when Zuloaga was 18, to 1945, the works trace the artist’s development from his training in Paris to the mature workContinue reading “Featured Exhibitions: ‘Zuloaga. Character and Emotion’, Centro Cultural Bancaja, Valencia (until 26 August 2018) and ‘Sorolla and Spirituality’ (until 2 September 2018)”

ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018

13:00 – 14:30   13:00 – 14:30   Registration and opportunity to visit the drawings by Murillo and other Spanish masters in the Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study Room (Please note: directions to the Study Room and information on the visit will be provided upon registration) 14:30   Welcome 14:35 – 15:05   Manuela Mena Marqués, SeniorContinue reading “ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018”

ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018

13:00 – 14:30   13:00 – 14:30   Registration and opportunity to visit the drawings by Murillo and other Spanish masters in the Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study Room (Please note: directions to the Study Room and information on the visit will be provided upon registration) 14:30   Welcome 14:35 – 15:05   Manuela Mena Marqués, SeniorContinue reading “ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018”

ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018

13:00 – 14:30   Registration and opportunity to visit the drawings by Murillo and other Spanish masters in the Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study Room (Please note: directions to the Study Room and information on the visit will be provided upon registration) 14:30   Welcome 14:35 – 15:05   Manuela Mena Marqués, Senior Curator of 18th CenturyContinue reading “ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018”

ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018

13:00 – 14:30   Opportunity to visit the drawings by Murillo and other Spanish masters in the Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study Room 14:30   Welcome 14:35 – 15:05   Manuela Mena Marqués, Senior Curator of 18th Century Painting and Goya, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid: “Murillo the Draughtsman” 15:05 – 15:35   Xanthe Brooke, Curator of Continental European Art,Continue reading “ARTES Symposium: Murillo in perspective, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 15 May 2018”

Conference: Collecting Spain: Spanish decorative arts in Britain and Spain, V&A, London, 8th–9th June 2018

Spanish art has been collected in the UK since the 17th century. This conference will explore collecting practices, attitudes to and perceptions of Spanish decorative arts in Britain and Spain, and how these attitudes influenced the development of museums and museum collections in both countries. The case studies will be drawn from the V&A andContinue reading “Conference: Collecting Spain: Spanish decorative arts in Britain and Spain, V&A, London, 8th–9th June 2018”