SIGA briefs

12/10/2023 Publication

Fernando Marías and José Riello: El Greco in italiano

Fernando Marías and José Riello have published “El Greco in italiano. Postille di un patrimonio storiografico,” in El Greco. Un pittore nel labirinto, edited by Juan Antonio García Castro and Palma Martínez-Burgos García. Milan, Skira, 2023, pp. 109-123.

10/18/2023 Announcement

Save the Date: Triennial Conference

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. View the call for papers, with a deadline of March 1, 2024.

10/9/2023 Publication

Olga Bush: The Textility of the Alhambra

Olga Bush has published “The Textility of the Alhambra,” in Didem Ekici, Patricia Blessing and Basile C. Baudez (eds.), Textile in Architecture. From the Middle Ages to Modernism (New York: Routledge, 2023), 138-155.

9/5/2023 People

Jesús Escobar named Center for Spain in America Fellow

Jesús Escobar is the Center for Spain in America Fellow at The Clark Art Institute for Fall 2023. His research will be focused on “Architecture and Experience in the Seventeenth-Century World.”

8/31/2023 Publication

Cloe Cavero de Carondelet: A Copperplate of the Dominican Martyrs of Japan

Cloe Cavero de Carondelet has published “A Copperplate of the Dominican Martyrs of Japan Reused by Murillo” in Print Quarterly, vol. XL, no. 3 (2023), 251-264, an article that places this little-known image as part of the global missionary aspirations of the Dominican order.

7/10/2023 Publication

Anthony Meyer: Stony Bundles and Precious Wrappings

Anthony Meyer has published the chapter “Stony Bundles and Precious Wrappings: The Making of Patio Crosses in Sixteenth-Century New Spain” as part of the edited volume Conversion Machines in Early Modern Europe: Apparatus, Artifice, Body (June 2023).

7/10/2023 People

Anthony Meyer appointed Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks

Anthony Meyer has been appointed a Fellow in Pre-Columbian Studies at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection for 2023-24.

6/26/2023 Publication

Jeremy Roe translates Eduardo Manzano Moreno

Jeremy Roe’s translation of Eduardo Manzano Moreno,The Court of the Caliphate of al-Andalus: Four Years in Umayyad Córdoba, has recently been published by Edinburgh Univeristy Press. Originally published in Spanish, this book draws on a rich range of sources to provide a fascinating social-historical analysis of diverse aspects of Umayyad Córdoba, including art, architecture, and visual and material culture more broadly.