Echt tierisch! Die Menagerie des Fürsten / Real Animals! Princely Menageries Forthcoming exhibition. Where: Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck When: Opens 18 June 2015 Schloss Ambras Innsbruck holds special annual exhibitions focusing on art and cultural historical themes related to the founder of the Ambras collections, the Habsburg Archduke Ferdinand II of Tyrol (1529-1595), to which 50,000Continue reading “Real Animals! Princely Menageries: Innsbruck”
As of 5 January 2015, the British Library’s current self-service copying arrangements will be extended to include photography using Readers’ own compact cameras, tablets and mobile phones. For further details click here.
The Church in Western Iberia (León, Asturias, Galicia, and Portugal). International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 6-9, 2015. Organiser: James D’Emilio, Department of Humanities, University of South Florida. Five sessions: Session 1016: Wednesday, July 8, 9:00 – 10:30 The Church in Western Iberia (León, Asturias, Galicia, and Portugal), I: Early Medieval Galicia Session 1116:Continue reading “The Church in Western Iberia: International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 6-9, 2015”
The Fundación Carolina (Spain) has released its call for scholarship applications, 2015-2016, in a variety of fields including “artes, humanidades, y comunicación”. Applications are not limited to individuals in Spanish-speaking countries; the Fundación Carolina invites applications from Brazilian scholars, too. The range of support appears to extend, for example, to students working on doctoral degrees as wellContinue reading “Fundación Carolina: Call for scholarship applications, 2015-2016”
Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar, Queen Mary, University of London, Programme for 2014-2015. The Research Seminar meets on Fridays at 3pm in room 1.36 of the Arts One Building, Mile End Campus. Papers last 45 minutes and are preceded by tea in The Gallery and followed by discussion. Semester 1 Friday 21st November 2014 Kati Ihnat,Continue reading “Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar, London, 2014-2015”
Pedro de Mena’s Virgin of Sorrows (Mater Dolorosa) saved by public appeal In another example of public philanthropy, the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge has acquired a the Mater Dolorosa (Virgin of Sorrows) by Pedro de Mena. The acquisition had been supported by grants of £30,000 from the Art Fund and £10,000 from The Henry Moore Foundation plus anContinue reading “The Fitzwilliam Museum’s fundraising drive to acquire a Mater Dolorosa by Pedro de Mena proves successful”
Oscar Muñoz: Protographies, Jeu de Paume, Paris, 4 June – 21 September 2014. Presents works by one of Colombia’s leading contemporary artists (born 1951) including hyper-realist large-scale charcoal drawings created between 1979-81, prints from the 1980s, film and recent ‘images in flux’. The exhibition has been co-curated by the Jeu de Paume with the MuseoContinue reading “Oscar Muñoz, Paris”
Ben Elwes Fine Art, Master Paintings Week, London, 4-11 July 2014, is showing a portrait of Admiral Abdelkader Perez, Moroccan ambassador to England in 1723 and 1737, whose Spanish family name suggests he was descended from morisco refugees from Spain. The portrait was painted by Michael Dahl (1659-1743), the London-based Swedish artist.