Opens today: ‘Zurbarán: Jacob and his Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle’

  Zurbarán: Jacob and his Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle, Meadows Museum, Dallas, USA, September 17, 2017 – January 7, 2018  Francisco de Zurbarán was born in Fuente de Cantos, in Western Spain, but spent most of his working life in Seville. Like Ribera, Zurbarán is also considered a Caravaggista (a follower of the Italian painter MichelangeloContinue reading “Opens today: ‘Zurbarán: Jacob and his Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle’”

Featured exhibition: Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection

Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection, York Art Gallery, York. Closes 5 November 2017. Lord and Lady Attenborough began collecting ceramics by Picasso in 1954 and continued collecting for over 50 years, building one of the most significant private collections in the UK. Highlights from their collection have been loaned to York by the NewContinue reading “Featured exhibition: Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection”

Velázquez at Kingston Lacy: Lecture by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, 21 July

Diego Velázquez, Philip IV hunting Wild Boar (La Tela Real), probably 1632-7, oil on canvas, 182 x 302 cm. The National Gallery, London, inventory no. NG197 A unique landscape by artist Diego Velázquez, painted for King Philip IV of Spain, is on loan from the National Gallery in London for the first time, and isContinue reading “Velázquez at Kingston Lacy: Lecture by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, 21 July”

Two exhibitions, Picasso Museum, Málaga

Fundacion Picasso Museo Picasso – Casa Natal, Málaga 16 March – 11 June 2017 Two exhibitions: A total of 88 works by 49 artist contemporaries of Picasso, including Rafael Barradas, Francisco Bores, Chillida, Dalí, Gris, Maruja Mallo, and Moreno Villa, on display in two exhibitions: Arte recuperado (1916-1957): La modernidad española en la ACAC (AsociaciónContinue reading “Two exhibitions, Picasso Museum, Málaga”

Lecture – Juan de Pareja: Slave Painter at the Spanish Court in the 17th Century by Carmen Fracchia – Tues 17 May 2017 – 6.00 pm – Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Sq., London WC1N 3 AT

ARTES Glendinning Lecture – Tues 4 Apr 2017 – 6.30 pm – Instituto Cervantes, 15-19 Devereux Court, WC2R 3JJ

Secundino Hernández at Victoria Miro (London)

Secundino Hernández: Paso 1 April – 6 May 2017 A solo exhibition taking place across gallery locations at both Wharf Road and Mayfair, accompanied by a new publication. Press release. Victoria Miro, 16 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW Private view: Thursday 30 March, 6-8pm Victoria Miro Mayfair, 14 St. George Street, London W1S 1FE PreviewContinue reading “Secundino Hernández at Victoria Miro (London)”

New publication: Baroque Seville: Sacred Art in a Century of Crisis, by Amanda Wunder

Amanda Wunder’s new book Baroque Seville: Sacred Art in a Century of Crisis Published: February-March 2017 232 pages 34 color / 59 b&w illustrations cloth: $84.95 / £60.95 / €81.95 ISBN 978-0-271-06506-9 Special price: $59.47 / £42.67 / €57.37 Link here to special price flyer Offer ends 30 April 2017

Opening soon: Hispanic Society of America at the Prado

Visions of the Hispanic World Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum and Library Museo del Prado Madrid, 4/4/2017 – 9/10/2017 The exhibition will present around 200 works from the holdings of the Hispanic Society of America in New York. Founded in 1904 by Archer Milton Huntington (1870-1955), a passionate collector and Hispanic art enthusiast, the Hispanic SocietyContinue reading “Opening soon: Hispanic Society of America at the Prado”