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)”

CFP: Transgression and Liminality in Iberian and Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers’ Symposium, Durham University, 7 and 8 July 2022

Durham University’s Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art invites doctoral students to submit proposals for presentations at the centre’s second Emerging Researchers Symposium, taking place at Durham University on 7 and 8 July. The aim of the event is to stimulate engaging and interdisciplinary conversations amongst international postgraduate students engaged with Hispanic artContinue reading “CFP: Transgression and Liminality in Iberian and Latin American Art: Emerging Researchers’ Symposium, Durham University, 7 and 8 July 2022”

TONIGHT: Zurbarán Centre-ARTES Seminar | Dr. Maite Barragán, Surrealism and Essentialism in Giménez Caballero’s Esencia de Verbena, 2 February 2022, 6.00 PM

A brief reminder that the fourth seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place today at 6.00 PM, UK time.    Dr. Maite Barragán, Assistant Professor, (Albright College), Surrealism and Essentialism in Giménez Caballero’s Esencia de Verbena This paper presents how Esencia de verbena also used aesthetic choices to convey an ambiguous political message that become clear whenContinue reading “TONIGHT: Zurbarán Centre-ARTES Seminar | Dr. Maite Barragán, Surrealism and Essentialism in Giménez Caballero’s Esencia de Verbena, 2 February 2022, 6.00 PM”

Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar Series | Joaquín Sorolla in perspective – 26 January 2022, 6.00 PM

We are pleased to announce that the third seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place on Wednesday 26 January at 6.00 PM, UK time.    Joaquín Sorolla in pespective This seminar will explore the work of one of Spain’s most important fin-de-siècle painters. It will take the format of three shortContinue reading “Zurbaran Centre-ARTES Seminar Series | Joaquín Sorolla in perspective – 26 January 2022, 6.00 PM”

TODAY 6:00 PM – Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Museum Director’s Lecture: Manuel Borja Villel (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía), Towards a Situated Museum 

A brief reminder that the second seminar of our 2022 online Research Seminar Series will take place today at 6.00 PM, UK time.    The Instituto Cervantes Museum Director Lecture:  Dr Manuel Borja-Villel, Towards a Situated Museum Dr Manuel Borja Villel has been director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) in Madrid since 2008.Continue reading “TODAY 6:00 PM – Zurbaran Centre/ARTES Seminar Series | Museum Director’s Lecture: Manuel Borja Villel (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía), Towards a Situated Museum “