Spanish language lecture: Renaissance to Goya
Interpreting the exhibition in Spanish
Art historian Marc Barrio Gazquez provides a Spanish interpretation of the Renaissance to Goya exhibition. Join Marc for an introductory lecture delivered in Spanish.
Each lecture focuses on key themes, artists and artworks in the exhibition and their connection to the cultural, religious and political history of Spain.
Marc Barrio Gazquez manages cultural affairs at the Consulate General of Spain in Sydney. He has studied Art History and Information Sciences, has an MA in Museum Studies (New York University) and has worked in prestigious museums and cultural institutions in the United States and Spain.
Image: Manuel Salvador Carmona after Diego Velázquez The drunkards or The triumph of Bacchus 1793 (detail) print © The Trustees of the British Museum
Arte en España desde el Renacimiento hasta el Rococó
This historical lecture will focus on the flourishing of the arts in Spain from the 16th century until the late 18th century in what is known as the ‘Spanish Golden Age’. Marc Barrio Gazquez will address Spanish politics, culture and religion, and their reflections in the art from that period. The works of Zurbarán, Murillo, Velazquez and Alonso Cano will be considered.
Saturday 26 October 2013 11am – 12pm
Goya y su Tiempo
Regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time, Francisco de Goya’s artistic production reflects the tumultuous times in which he lived. This lecture will examine Goya’s long career from the works he produced as court painter through to his superb talent in the art of engraving.
Saturday 16 November 2013 11am – 12pm