TOMORROW – ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series | Dr Francisco Montes, Female Power and Visual Culture in Viceregal America – 30 November, 6pm

Our next Research Seminar will take place on 30 November at 18.00 on zoom: Dr Francisco Montes, Female Power and Visual Culture in Viceregal America Abstract: This paper presents an overview of the findings in current research focusing on how the influence exerted by certain women in Spanish colonial society can be measured from theContinue reading “TOMORROW – ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series | Dr Francisco Montes, Female Power and Visual Culture in Viceregal America – 30 November, 6pm”

ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series – 9 November, 6pm

A reminder that our next Research Seminar will take place TODAY, 9 November at 18.00 on zoom: Professor Sir Barry Ife, “George Vivian’s Spanish Scenery and the Politics of the 1830s” Registration is required: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=i9hQcmhLKUW-RNWaLYpvlGP-wSu2R1JFpVjsNyCAKKVUOERSMThWRlpIMzFTN0JLQ0xGUUVNMFA1OS4u Abstract: George Vivian’s book of 29 hand-coloured lithographs of Spanish ‘scenery’ was published in London by Colnaghi in 1838. It has remained largely overlooked in theContinue reading “ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series – 9 November, 6pm”

ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series

We are pleased to announce the return of the Research Seminar Series, jointly organized by ARTES and the Zurbarán Centre (Durham University): 12 October, 6.00 PM | Dr Olga Sendra Ferrer, Material Dissidence: The Reconstruction of Democratic Citizenship under Franco’s Dictatorship. Organised by ARTES, the Zurbarán Centre, and the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture (DurhamContinue reading “ARTES / Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre Autumn 2022 Seminar Series”

Conference | Hispanic Art in British Regional Collections – History, Display, Research | 22-23 September 2022

To register and see full programme: https://www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/zurbaran/news-and-events/events/hispanic-art-in-british-regional-collections/

Transgression And Liminality In Iberian And Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers Symposium, Durham University, 7-8 July 2022

Venue: Room PCL054, The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE On 7 and 8 July Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre will host its second student-led symposium showcasing innovative doctoral research in Iberian and Latin American art and visual culture. The theme of this year’s symposium is transgression and liminality, with presentations exploring a wide varietyContinue reading “Transgression And Liminality In Iberian And Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers Symposium, Durham University, 7-8 July 2022”

Zurbarán Centre Spanish Gallery Collection Research Fellowships, 1 October 2022 and 30 June 2023

Deadline:  20 June 2022 The Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art at Durham University is seeking to recruit two research fellows to undertake research into the collection of the Spanish Gallery in Bishop Auckland, starting on 1 October 2022 and 30 June 2023. The two fellowships are affiliated with the Zurbarán Centre andContinue reading “Zurbarán Centre Spanish Gallery Collection Research Fellowships, 1 October 2022 and 30 June 2023”

CFP – Hispanic Art in British Regional Collections: History, Display, Research Conference, hosted by the Zurbarán Centre, Durham University, 22–23 September 2022

Deadline: 27 May 2022 British regional galleries are extraordinarily rich in holdings of Hispanic art. County Durham alone has the largest concentration of Spanish artworks anywhere in the world outside Spain. In addition to Francisco de Zurbarán’s cycle of Jacob and his Twelve Sons at Auckland Castle, significant holdings can be found at The BowesContinue reading “CFP – Hispanic Art in British Regional Collections: History, Display, Research Conference, hosted by the Zurbarán Centre, Durham University, 22–23 September 2022”

TOMORROW: Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar Series | Dr Juan Ricardo Rey-Márquez (Buenos Aires), ‘Simulated Nature: Colour and texture in the eighteenth-century botanical drawings of José Celestino Mutis and his circle’, 9 March, 6.00 PM (GMT)

We are pleased to announce the sixth seminar of our Research Seminar Series: 9 March, 6.00 PM (GMT), Dr Juan Ricardo Rey-Márquez (Buenos Aires), ‘Simulated Nature: Colour and texture in the eighteenth-century botanical drawings of José Celestino Mutis and his circle‘ Abstract: During the last quarter of the 18th century, the Spanish crown sponsored several expeditions throughoutContinue reading “TOMORROW: Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar Series | Dr Juan Ricardo Rey-Márquez (Buenos Aires), ‘Simulated Nature: Colour and texture in the eighteenth-century botanical drawings of José Celestino Mutis and his circle’, 9 March, 6.00 PM (GMT)”

Zurbarán Centre-ARTES Online Seminar Series | Colonial Latin America and Materiality 

Jointly organised by Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre, the ARTES Iberian & Latin American Visual Culture Group and the Instituto Cervantes, this live online seminar series provides an open forum for engaging with innovative research relating to the visual arts in the Hispanic world. The forthcoming three seminars focus on colonial Latin America and materiality.  9Continue reading “Zurbarán Centre-ARTES Online Seminar Series | Colonial Latin America and Materiality “

Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art Online Conference: Romantic Spain, 24-25 February (pm)

The Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art will host an online conference on 24 and 25 February relating to the recent exhibition La España romántica: David Roberts y Genaro Pérez Villaamil, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, 7 Oct. 2021-16 Jan. 2022. The conference will further explore the prolific production of images ofContinue reading “Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art Online Conference: Romantic Spain, 24-25 February (pm)”