Highlights

Exhibition

Meadows/ARCO Artist Spotlight: Teresa Lanceta

2/18/2024 – 6/16/2024
Dallas, TX

The Meadows Museum, in collaboration with Fundación ARCO, will present the first solo exhibition in the United States of Spanish textile artist Teresa Lanceta.

<p><em>Huevos de oro</em> (<em>Golden Eggs</em>) by Priscilla Monge, 1998. Courtesy of Hutchinson Modern & Contemporary.</p>Exhibition Past event

El Dorado: Myths of Gold

9/6/2023 – 5/18/2024
New York, NY

This exhibition at the Americas Society is the first of a two-part group exhibition exploring the legend of El Dorado as a foundational myth of the Americas. It presents artworks by more than sixty artists from the pre-Hispanic period to the contemporary era.

SIGA briefs

Announcement 10/18/2023

Please save the date for SIGA’s Triennial Conference, SIGA/Seguir: Moving Forward in the Study of Iberian Global Art. The conference will be held in Washington, D.C. on September 20-21, 2024. View the call for papers, with a deadline of March 1, 2024.

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People 4/25/2024

Shannah Rose (PhD Candidate, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University) was awarded the 2024-2025 Samuel H. Kress Foundation/Marian and Andrew Heiskell Rome Prize in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the American Academy in Rome

Publication 4/20/2024

Reva Wolf recently published the essay “The Victim as Martyr: The Black Legend and Eighteenth-Century Images of Inquisition Punishments, from Picart to Coustos to Goya” in The Black Legend of Spain and its Atlantic Empire in the Eighteenth Century. The book is part of the series Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment and is edited by Catherine Jaffe and Karen Stolley. The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) held a panel about the book at its 2024 conference, in Toronto, at which Reva and five other contributors to the book spoke.

People 4/12/2024

On April 12, Elizabeth Valdez del Alamo gave a tour of the cloister of Silos to the attendees of the British Archaeological Association meeting in Valladolid, Spain.

Announcement 4/4/2024

SIGA members interested in chairing our society’s sponsored panel at the annual meeting of the College Art Association (New York, 2025) are invited to submit proposals before April 17.

Publication 2/18/2024

Amanda Wunder has published Spanish Fashion in the Age of Velázquez: A Tailor at the Court of Philip IV (Yale University Press, 2024). The book will be available in the U.S. on March 26th. Yale University Press is offering a 30% discount on orders placed via their website: enter code SFAOV when checking out. The book has been simultaneously released in Spanish as La moda española en la época de Velázquez: Un sastre en la corte de Felipe IV (Ediciones El Viso, 2023).

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Latest events

  • Feb 18, 2024 – Jun 16, 2024
  • Dallas, TX
Exhibition

Meadows/ARCO Artist Spotlight: Teresa Lanceta

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The Meadows Museum, in collaboration with Fundación ARCO, will present the first solo exhibition in the United States of Spanish textile artist Teresa Lanceta.

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Latest opportunities

  • Deadline: Jun 15, 2024
  • Madrid, Spain
Conference

The Expert's Eye

26 days remaining

This conference held in Madrid at the Museo Arqueológico Nacional will engage with ongoing debates around future directions in the field of art history.

  • Deadline: Jun 7, 2024
  • Madrid, Spain
Conference

Woven Paintings

18 days remaining

This international study day, hosted by the Instituto Moll (Madrid), will address tapestries between early modern Spain and the Low Countries as part of the project Cultural Crossroads: Artistic Encounters between the Low Countries and Spain, 15th-17th Centuries.

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Dissertations

Laura Freitas Almeida

Resisting Memory: Anti-Imperialist Tactics of Forgetting in Latin American Contemporary Art

Adviser: Sarah K. Rich
  • In progress
  • Penn State University

Caroline "Olivia" M. Wolf

Migrant Constructions and Mahjar Monuments: Transnational Art and Architecture in Modern Argentina, 1910-1955

Adviser: Fabiola López-Durán
  • 2018
  • Rice University

Aubrey Hobart

Treasures and Splendors: Exhibiting Colonial Latin American Art in U.S. Museums, 1920-2020

Adviser: Carolyn Dean
  • 2018
  • UC Santa Cruz

Modern and Contemporary

#History of Collecting#Colonial and Viceregal

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Who we are

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo: Two Women at a Window, c. 1655/1660 IBERIAN ART

About SIGA

The Society for Iberian Global Art (SIGA) was founded to promote the study of the arts, architecture, and visual cultures of the Iberian world (encompassing Spain, Portugal, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean, and the Pacific) in the United States. The Society encourages and disseminates research in these fields as well as in the legacy of Hispanic and Portuguese studies in North America.

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Manuela Ballestar (1908-1994), Cartulina, 1944. Pencil and watercolor on paper, Museo Nacional de Cerámica y Artes Suntuarias González Martí (MNC), Valencia Francisco Goya:
María Teresa de Borbón y Vallabriga, later Condesa de Chinchón, 1783

Awards

To fulfill the society’s mission to promote and disseminate scholarship on global Iberian art in the United States, SIGA offers three prizes that celebrate excellence in the field: The Eleanor Tufts Award, The Jonathan Brown Award and The Gridley McKim-Smith Award.

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Projects

SIGA leads the Visual Arts issue in the Hispanic Research Journal and organizes a Triennial Conference and SIGA@CAA.

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