SIGA briefs

1/20/2022 Award

Benito Navarrete Prieto named 2021 Tufts Award winner

Benito Navarrete Prieto has been named the 2021 recipient of SIGA’s annual Eleanor Tufts Award for his book Murillo: Persuasion and Aura (Harvey Miller, 2021). Honorable mentions go to Noelia García Pérez (ed.), The Making of Juana de Austria: Gender, Art, and Patronage in Early Modern Iberia (LSU Press, 2021) and Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire (Penn State, 2021). Read an article in the Diario de Sevilla about Professor Navarrete’s award.

1/18/2022 People

Passing of Jonathan Brown

SIGA joins the IFA/NYU community in mourning the loss of Jonathan Brown, one of the greatest Hispanists of the 20th century. Read his obituary in the New York Times.

2/5/2021 Award

Adam Jasienski awarded Porter Prize

Adam Jasienski won the prestigious Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize for a distinguished article published in the Art Bulletin during the previous year for his article “Converting Portraits: Repainting as Art Making in the Early Modern Hispanic World,” The Art Bulletin, vol. 102, no. 1 (March 2020): 7–30.