Highlights

Lecture

Ana de Austria (1549–1580), Queen Consort of Spain

Mar 11, 2024
Online

This virtual seminar given by Almudena Pérez de Tudela (Patrimonio Nacional) is the fourth in AGENART’s new series on queenship, art, and material culture.

<p>El Costeño / José Agustín Arrieta: <em>El Costeño / The Young Man from the Coast</em>, Puebla, Mexico, after 1843, oil on canvas, 89 × 71 cm. Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America.</p>Exhibition

A Collection without Borders

9/15/2023 – 3/30/2024
New York, NY

This exhibition at the Hispanic Society brings together a selection of works from the museum’s permanent collection that celebrates the arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, Goa, and the Philippines.

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. The call for papers, with a deadline of March 1, 2024, can be found here.

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

  • Sep 15, 2023 – Mar 30, 2024
  • New York, NY
Exhibition
El Costeño / José Agustín Arrieta: El Costeño / The Young Man from the Coast, Puebla, Mexico, after 1843, oil on canvas, 89 × 71 cm. Courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America.

A Collection without Borders

Now

This exhibition at the Hispanic Society brings together a selection of works from the museum’s permanent collection that celebrates the arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal, Latin America, Goa, and the Philippines.

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

El Dorado: Myths of Gold

Now

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: Feb 18, 2024
  • Oxford, UK
Career

The Ramón Areces Visiting Fellowship

Past opportunity

Applications are open for the Ramón Areces Fellowship in Modern Spanish Studies for the academic year 2024-2025 at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.

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Dissertations

Emily Wood

Art, Politics, and Diplomacy at the Courts of Philip II in Madrid and the Medici in Florence

Adviser: Jesús Escobar
  • In progress
  • Northwestern University

Emily Thames

Enlightenment, Reform, and Identity in Late Eighteenth-Century Puerto Rico: The Art of José Campeche (1751-1809)

Adviser: Paul Niell
  • In progress
  • Florida State University

18th / 19th Centuries

#Colonial and Viceregal

Jessica Stair

Indigenous Literacies in the Techialoyan Manuscripts of New Spain

Advisers: Todd Olson and Lisa Trever
  • 2018
  • UC Berkeley

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal#Ancient Americas

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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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