Lecture Past event

Spanish Fashion in the Age of Velasquez: A Tailor at the Court of Philip IV

Apr 4, 2024
Dallas, TX

In this lecture, Amanda Wunder will discuss her new book Spanish Fashion in the Age of Velázquez (Yale, 2024), the first archival study of dress at the court of Philip IV, as told through the life and work of royal tailor Mateo Aguado.


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.

SIGA briefs

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.

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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).

People 2/9/2024

Orlando Hernández Ying has been appointed as Curator of Arts of the Americas at the New Museum of Art.

Publication 2/5/2024

Carmen Ripollés has published the article “Forjando una identidad: Autoimagen y Conciencia Artística en los primeros grabados de Josefa de Óbidos.” Anuario del Departamento de Historia y Teoría del Arte, 35 (2023): 65-88.

Publication 1/3/2024

Cloe Cavero de Carondelet has recently published “The Lingering Presence of Anti-Jewish Libels in Spanish Visual Culture”, in The Lost Mirror. Jews and Conversos in Medieval Spain, ed. by Joan Molina, exh. cat. Museo del Prado – MNAC, 2023, 160–173.

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Latest events

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

Meadows/ARCO Artist Spotlight: Teresa Lanceta


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

  • Sep 6, 2023 – May 18, 2024
  • New York, NY
Huevos de oro (Golden Eggs) by Priscilla Monge, 1998. Courtesy of Hutchinson Modern & Contemporary.

El Dorado: Myths of Gold


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.

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Latest opportunities

  • Deadline: Jun 7, 2024
  • Madrid, Spain

Woven Paintings

54 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.

  • Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Online

Migration, Race, and Jewish Art of Latin America and the Caribbean

47 days remaining

This special thematic issue of Latin American Jewish Studies, guest edited by Chelsea Haines and Abigail Lapin Dardashti, invites contributions that explore visual art by Jewish cultural producers and/or about Jewishness in relation to changing notions of race and ethnicity caused by migration to Latin America and the Caribbean.

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María-Laura Steverlynck

The School of the South Experiment: The Pedagogy and Legacy of a New World Modernism

Adviser: Anna Indych-Lopez
  • In progress
  • City University of New York

Suzanne McLeod

Not So Different: Sensory & Cross Cultural Recognitions between Eighteenth Century Northwest Coast Peoples and Spanish Colonial Expeditions

Adviser: Joyce Szabo
  • In progress
  • University of New Mexico

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


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

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