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Luis Salvador Carmona (Detroit)

The Detroit Institute of Arts Museum has acquired a Virgin and Child by Luis Salvador Carmona (1709-1767). The work was created in response to a commission of c.1750-51 “from the brotherhood attached to the Royal Tapestry Factory, Madrid, […] for their chapel.”


Job posting: Professor and Director of the Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, Durham/Bishop Auckland (UK)

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Location:                        Durham City / Bishop Auckland
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Spanish Art

Is Velázquez's Las Meninas a time-traveling optical illusion?

According to a 1985 Illustrated London News poll of artists and critics, Diego Velázquez’s Las Meninas was voted the world’s greatest painting.

Let’s take a close look at the painting, its history, and the emotions it elicits to pinpoint why. 1,193 more words


Madrid: Master Mateo at the Prado

Master Mateo and his work for the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela

Madrid, Museo del Prado, Villanueva Building

The exhibition brings together an exceptional group of fourteen works that were removed in the past from their original location (the west façade and choir of the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela) and are now housed in the cathedral museum and in different institutions and private collections. 71 more words


Copied by the Sun: The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art

Stirling Maxwell Centre
University of Glasgow

Hilary Macartney (University of Glasgow), with Jim Tate (National Museums of Scotland) and Brian Liddy (Bodleian Library)

Copied by the Sun: The First Photographically Illustrated Book on Art… 239 more words


'Goyescas': Music in the Time of Goya


‘Goyescas’: Music in the Time of Goya
José Menor & The Latin Classical Chamber Orchestra

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 7.00pm
St John’s Smith Square… 79 more words