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	Image: Fernando Brambila and Juan Gálvez Ruins of the church of the general hospital in Zaragoza c1808–14 (detail) print

Themes in Spanish art

Free lecture series

Curators and art historians delve deep into some of the more surprising elements of early modern Spanish art. Exploring power, religion, the body and society, they reveal valuable insights into the sometimes sombre, sometimes ecstatic imagery of Spanish art.

Image: Fernando Brambila and Juan Gálvez Ruins of the church of the general hospital in Zaragoza c1808–14 (detail) print

Wednesdays 7.30pm
4 September & 2 - 30 October 2013

Free

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium

Related exhibition: Renaissance to Goya

Spanish Golden Age drawings and prints from Ribera to Murillo

Frank Heckes, honorary research associate, La Trobe University

 

Wednesday 4 September 2013 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Drawing and printmaking in Spain from the 16th to the 19th century CANCELLED

Peter Raissis, Renaissance to Goya exhibition curator and curator, prints and drawings, Art Gallery of NSW

 

Wednesday 2 October 2013 7:30pm – 8:30pm
CANCELLED

Seeing and sensing in 17th and 18th century Spanish art

Georgina Cole, coordinator, public programs, Art Gallery of NSW

 

Wednesday 9 October 2013 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Mind, body and humanism in early modern painting

Christopher Allen, art critic, art historian and author

 

Wednesday 16 October 2013 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Triumph and misery: picturing Spain at war with her neighbours

Robert Wellington, art historian

 

Wednesday 23 October 2013 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Francisco de Goya and modern Spain

Judith Keene, associate professor, Department of History, University of Sydney

 

Wednesday 30 October 2013 7:30pm – 8:30pm