New Virtual Tour of Cristo de la Luz in Toledo

In association with ARTES, MAVCOR – the Center for the Study of Material & Visual Cultures of Religion – is delighted to announce the first in a series of virtual tours of buildings around the world. The tour of the remarkable mosque of Christ of the Light in Toledo, Spain, is freely accessible at https://mavcor.yale.edu/material-objects/giga-project/christ-light-mosque-toledo.Continue reading “New Virtual Tour of Cristo de la Luz in Toledo”

Featured Exhibition: Descubriendo a Luis Masson, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid, until 26 August

As part of the 20thanniversary edition of the mass photography display of contemporary and historic works, PHotoESPAÑA (6 June-26 August 2018, venues across Madrid, Barcelona and in Valencia), the Museo Lázaro Galdiano in Madrid will open an exhibition Descubriendo a Luis Masson commemorating the work of the French 19th-century photographer Luis Masson (born 1825), who produced aContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Descubriendo a Luis Masson, Museo Lázaro Galdiano, Madrid, until 26 August”

ARTES Travel Scholarship Report: Maria Teresa Chicote Pompanin

Thanks to the generosity of ARTES and Coll y Cortés, I was awarded a Travel Scholarships which gave me the opportunity to carry out field research in Spain during the Spring and Summer Terms of the academic year 2016-2017. Even if I was based in Madrid, my research was often conducted outside the capital andContinue reading “ARTES Travel Scholarship Report: Maria Teresa Chicote Pompanin”

ARTES private visit to the V&A’s Opus Anglicanum exhibition, 9am, Weds 14 December

  The stunning exhibition of medieval English embroidery at the Victoria & Albert Museum includes several pieces long held in Spanish treasuries, including two wonderful copes from Toledo and Daroca. Curator Glyn Davies has kindly offered to take ARTES members on a private visit to the exhibition on Wednesday 14th December at 9am (ie beforeContinue reading “ARTES private visit to the V&A’s Opus Anglicanum exhibition, 9am, Weds 14 December”

Scholarship report from Costanza Beltrami, winner of a 2014 Artes Coll & Cortes Travel Scholarship

Thanks to the ARTES-Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarship, I travelled to Spain in June to visit buildings designed by the fifteenth-century French master mason Juan Guas. During a previous trip, I visited the monastery of San Juan de Los Reyes in Toledo. Designed by Guas, this monastery is a royal foundation established to celebrate theContinue reading “Scholarship report from Costanza Beltrami, winner of a 2014 Artes Coll & Cortes Travel Scholarship”

VISIT: Toledo 3-Day Visit – Fri 5 to Sun 7 June 2015 – British Spanish Society welcomes ARTES members

The British Spanish Society is hosting a 3-day visit to Toledo from Fri 5 to Sun 7 June 2015 Members of ARTES are welcome to join the BSS for this visit There is an official deadline of Monday 16 February but please contact Morlin if you are interested at artesiberia@gmail.com

Tuesday 16 September 2014 – Concert in London: Music and art in Toledo at the time of El Greco

A celebration of the music and art of Toledo in the 16th century will held at the Church of St James – London’s ‘Spanish Church’ – in the West End on Tuesday 16th September. The event is the being organised by the BritishSpanish Society. At the time of El Greco, Toledo was a major centreContinue reading “Tuesday 16 September 2014 – Concert in London: Music and art in Toledo at the time of El Greco”

ARTES visit: Contemplation of the Divine, Sotheby’s, London

Contemplation of the Divine, Sotheby’s, New Bond Street Galleries, 5-16 July 2014 ARTES Members’ visit: Monday, 7 July, 2:30PM. Comprises a selection of predominantly Spanish, Italian and Early Netherlandish paintings and sculpture ranging in period from the Early Renaissance through until the late Baroque. Link to the web catalogue Link to the catalogue (page-turner version)

Contemporary art responses to El Greco, Toledo

Contemporary art responses to El Greco: Cristina Iglesias will install a sequence of sculptures around Toledo in celebration of the artist and Elena Ochoa Foster has organised an exhibition of photographers’ responses to the city of Toledo in the city’s Centro Cultural San Marcos, 21 February – 14 June.

The Greek of Toledo, Toledo

The Greek of Toledo, 14 March – 14 June 2014, Museo de Santa Cruz and other venues across Toledo including the Cathedral Sacristy, Chapel of San José, the monastery of Santo Domingo el Antiguo, church of Santo Tomé and the Tavera Hospital. The lead exhibition is curated by Fernando Marías, Professor of Art History atContinue reading “The Greek of Toledo, Toledo”