SIGA briefs

Shannah Rose named Fellow at American Academy in Rome

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

Reva Wolf: The Victim as Martyr

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.

Elizabeth Valdez del Alamo leads Silos Cloister Tour

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.

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The Givers of Things: Tlamacazqueh and the Art of Religious Making in the Mexica and Early Transatlantic Worlds

By Anthony Meyer, UCLA, 2023

Facing Pilgrimage: Tenon Head Sculptures at the Ceremonial Center of Chavín de Huántar, Peru

By Patricia Lagarde, Tulane University, 2022

Artifex. Architectural Reasoning, Drawing and Rhetoric in the Oeuvre of Friar Juan Ricci de Guevara (1600-1681)

By Martijn van Beek, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2021

Images of the Immaculate Conception and the Rhetorics of Purity in Golden Age Spain

By Rebecca Teresi, Johns Hopkins University, 2021

Francisco de Zurbarán and his Workshop’s Painting Production for the Americas: Trade, Collections and Reception

By Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, University of Cambridge, 2021

Fertile Terrain: Botany, Art, and Power in Cuba’s Nineteenth Century

By Emily Sessions, Yale University, 2020

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