SIGA briefs

5/29/2024 Publication

Felipe Perda: Goya, Portraiture, and the (Impossible) Art of Deciphering Faces

Felipe Pereda has published “Goya, Portraiture, and the (Impossible) Art of Deciphering Faces” in the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 54.1(2024).

5/23/2024 Announcement

Spanish Art in the U.S.

SIGA members are invited to explore the new web resource Spanish Art in the U.S., a project presented by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C. that aims to map the most relevant Spanish art pieces across the country and highlight the institutions that host them.

4/25/2024 People

Shannah Rose named Fellow at American Academy in Rome

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

4/20/2024 Publication

Reva Wolf: The Victim as Martyr

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.

4/12/2024 People

Elizabeth Valdez del Alamo leads Silos Cloister Tour

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.

4/4/2024 Announcement

SIGA @ CAA 2025 (New York)

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.

2/18/2024 Publication

Amanda Wunder: Spanish Fashion in the Age of Velázquez

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).

2/9/2024 People

Orlando Hernández Ying appointed curator at NOMA

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