Lecture: Tom Nickson on ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’

The London Society for Medieval Studies is hosting a lecture on Tuesday, January 24th at 7.00pm by: Tom Nickson (The Courtauld Institute of Art) presenting on: ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’. Wolfson Room (NB01), IHR Basement, Senate House (located on Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU). All thoseContinue reading “Lecture: Tom Nickson on ‘Sensing the Holy: Architecture and the Senses in Medieval and Early Modern Spain’”

Miguel Zugaza: from Madrid to Bilbao

Miguel Zugaza announces his decision to step down from the Prado and reassume the directorship of the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum next year This morning, Miguel Zugaza informed the Permanent Committee of the Royal Board of Trustees of his decision to conclude his term next year as director of the Museo del Prado after fifteenContinue reading “Miguel Zugaza: from Madrid to Bilbao”

Lecturer in Spanish, University of Edinburgh

Lecturer in Spanish The Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Edinburgh is advertising for a Lecturer in Spanish with a specialism in Peninsular Spanish Visual Media or Cultural Studies. The successful appointee will have a record of excellence in research, with a portfolio of publications appropriate to their career stage. The appointee willContinue reading “Lecturer in Spanish, University of Edinburgh”

El Siglo de Oro (Berlin)

El Siglo de Oro. The Age of Velázquez Gemäldegalerie, Berlin 01 July 2016 to 30 October 2016 This summer in Berlin, a major exhibition showcasing 17th century Spanish painting and sculpture in all its fascinating variety goes on show outside of Spain for the first time. El Siglo de Oro: The Age of Velázquez comprisesContinue reading “El Siglo de Oro (Berlin)”

Ramon Casas in Barcelona

Ramon Casas and the shadow puppets at Els Quatre Gats. Bohemia and the popular imaginary Barcelona, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) 30 June – 20 October 2016 (http://www.museunacional.cat/en/ramon-casas-and-shadow-puppets-els-quatre-gats-bohemia-and-popular-imaginary) The collection of Ramon Casas’s works held by MNAC has recently been enriched with the acquisition of an unusual group of 12 ‘Chinese shadow’ drawings orContinue reading “Ramon Casas in Barcelona”

Symposium – One Hundred Years of Cultural Transfer: Barcelona 1888-1992 – 24-25 Nov 2016 – Barcelona

International Symposium One Hundred Years of Cultural Transfer: Barcelona 1888-1992 24-25 November 2016 Departament d’Humanitats-Institut de Cultura Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona The advent of Barcelona as a modern, cosmopolitan, innovative metropolis, open to the world, is punctuated by two founding events: the Universal Exhibition of 1888 and, a century on, the Olympic Games of 1992. Both are key momentsContinue reading “Symposium – One Hundred Years of Cultural Transfer: Barcelona 1888-1992 – 24-25 Nov 2016 – Barcelona”

Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAyC)

This post was written by Melanie Lenz, the V&A’s Curator of Digital Art. In this blog entry, posted to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Argentina’s independence, Melanie explores a small but remarkable number of the V&A’s digital artworks made in Argentina in the late 1960s. The V&A’s extensive collection of early digital artworks were primarilyContinue reading “Centro de Arte y Comunicación (CAyC)”