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A short piece on what was happening in the Iberian peninsula during the Counter-Reformation with regards to art, with a small case study.

El Greco, “the Greek”, of real name Doménikos Theotokópoulos, was born in Candia, Crete (back then belonging to Republic of Venice) in 1541. 1,262 more words

Knowledge

The Annunciation by Bartolome Esteban Murillo

I really love this painting. The color is so rich.

I also love the color scheme of the Virgin’s outfit, and the fact that she appears to be kneeling in front of an empty basket. 10 more words

CFP: VER Y CREAR: OBRADORES Y MERCADOS PICTÓRICOS EN LA ESPAÑA GÓTICA (1350-1500)


Call for papers
VER Y CREAR. OBRADORES Y MERCADOS PICTÓRICOS EN LA ESPAÑA GÓTICA (1350-1500)
11-13 November 2015
IX JORNADAS COMPLUTENSES DE ARTE MEDIEVAL
Proyecto de Investigación Formación del Pintor y Práctica de Pintura en los Reinos Hispanos (1350-1500) 113 more words

Spain

I, Juan de Pareja

Occasionally Master would arrange his morning so as to be free for a little while shortly before noon. Then he would ask me to accompany him to one of the upper floors of the palace, from a window of which he could look out into the far distance.

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Exhibition: Goya portraits: National Gallery, London


Forthcoming exhibition:
Goya Portraits
National Gallery, London
Wed 7 October 2015 – Sun 10 January 2016

The first exhibition in the UK to focus solely on Goya’s portraits. 87 more words

Exhibitions

Exhibition: Velázquez: Paris


Exhibition:
Velázquez
Grand Palais
Paris, 25 March – 13 July 2015

The first monographic exhibition in France on the artis, surveying his entire career and his influence on contemporaries. 26 more words

Exhibitions