Conference: Las mujeres y las artes en la corte española, Madrid, 20–22 February 2019, Universidad Complutense, Madrid

Programme MIÉRCOLES, 20 DE FEBRERO 09:30 Registro de participantes 10:00 Inauguración. Jaime M. de los Santos. Consejero de Cultura, Turismo y Deporte. Comunidad de Madrid. Presentación.  Miguel Luque. Decano de la Facultad. MESA I. MUJERES PROTAGONISTAS DE LAS ARTES. MODERA FÉLIX DÍAZ MORENO (UCM) 10:30 Plautilla Bricci: cronaca di un oblio. Consuelo Lollobrigida (Univ. ofContinue reading “Conference: Las mujeres y las artes en la corte española, Madrid, 20–22 February 2019, Universidad Complutense, Madrid”

Featured exhibition: ‘La hija del Virrey. El mundo femenino novohispano en el siglo XVII’, Museo de América, Madrid, until 3 March

Curated by Andrés Gutiérrez Usillos, this exhibition focuses on an anonymous portrait of c. 1670. The work represents Doña María Luisa de Toledo, daughter of the Marquis of Mancera, Viceroy of New Spain, accompanied by a tattooed Indigenous woman. The show explores the world of the women portrayed in the painting, for example by reconstructing DoñaContinue reading “Featured exhibition: ‘La hija del Virrey. El mundo femenino novohispano en el siglo XVII’, Museo de América, Madrid, until 3 March”

Workshop: Transatlantic Spain: the Afro-Hispanic Experience of Slavery and Freedom (15th–19th centuries), Birkbeck, University of London, 6 July 2018

This international workshop aims to contribute to the visibilization of enslaved and free peoples of Afro-Hispanic descent, by exploring their representation in the visual and literary regimes of early modern Spain and the New World, and to generate critical insights into the articulation of slave subjectivities. This gathering, supported by CILAVS, the Centre of IberianContinue reading “Workshop: Transatlantic Spain: the Afro-Hispanic Experience of Slavery and Freedom (15th–19th centuries), Birkbeck, University of London, 6 July 2018”

Opens today: ‘Woman. Art & Power. Three Habsburg Women’, Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck

Running until 7th October 2018, this large-scale special exhibition at Ambras Castle, Innsbruck focuses on three remarkable Renaissance women, rulers and collectors of the House of Habsburg engaged in the arts: Margaret of Austria (1480-1530), Mary of Hungary (1505-1558), and Catherine of Austria (1507-1578). This will be the first comparative analysis of courtly female patronageContinue reading “Opens today: ‘Woman. Art & Power. Three Habsburg Women’, Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck”

Conference: Visual culture and women’s political identity in the early modern Iberian world II

Conference: Visual culture and women’s political identity in the early modern Iberian world II, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at the University of Nottingham, 21-22 September 2017 Following the opening conference devoted to this theme, held at CHAM, in November 2016, this second conference brings together an international group of researchers fromContinue reading “Conference: Visual culture and women’s political identity in the early modern Iberian world II”