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Murillo: Picturing the Prodigal Son
  • Visual arts
  • Dallas

Murillo: Picturing the Prodigal Son

“Murillo: Picturing the Prodigal Son” features some of the painter’s most famous works sharing some new information thanks to the restoration processes carried by the National Gallery of Ireland.

Feb 20 – Jun 12, 2022

Aquello / That
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Aquello / That

Curated by Dilalica, this exhibition presents a selection of works by multiple artists that reflect on the commonplace objects and architecture with which we live inside and outside the home.

Feb 17 – Mar 26, 2022

Illustrating Spain in the US: the comic art of Anapurna
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Illustrating Spain in the US: the comic art of Anapurna

Spanish comic author Anapurna shares the insights of her creative process and discuss comic art in a conversation with Warren Bernard, executive director of Small Press Expo.

Feb 16, 2022

Picasso and the Allure of the South
  • Visual arts
  • St. Petersburg

Picasso and the Allure of the South

Presented exclusively at The Dalí, this exhibition explores the influence of southern Europe on Pablo Picasso’s revolutionary work.

Jan 29 – May 22, 2022

Fortuny: Master of Light and Line
  • Visual arts
  • San Diego

Fortuny: Master of Light and Line

The exhibition showcases multiple artworks by Spanish painter Mariano Fortuny y Marsal, focusing on his etchings.

Jan 22 – Jul 17, 2022

Further Afield: Mother, Daughter, Widow, and Wife
  • Visual arts
  • Online

Further Afield: Mother, Daughter, Widow, and Wife

In this virtual talk, Charlene Villaseñor Black, professor of art history and Chicana/o studies, UCLA, asks: How did sacred artworks serve as visual exemplars of gendered behaviors?

Jan 11, 2022

The Great Ruins of Saturn by Álvaro Urbano
  • Visual arts
  • New York

The Great Ruins of Saturn by Álvaro Urbano

Through the technique of shadow puppetry, Spanish artist Álvaro Urbano presents a film and an installation that playfully resurface stories from architect Philip Johnson’s “Tent of Tomorrow” and its politically and socially charged past.

Dec 8 – Feb 26, 2022

Further Afield: Dressing the Court of Philip IV
  • Visual arts
  • Online

Further Afield: Dressing the Court of Philip IV

In this virtual talk, Amanda Wunder from CUNY-Lehman College goes behind the scenes in the Royal Palace to investigate the lives and works of the court artisans who dressed Philip IV and his family.

Dec 7, 2021

According to the sentence of time by Gil de Biedma
  • Visual arts
  • New York

According to the sentence of time by Gil de Biedma

Curated by Pablo Sycet, this exhibition covers works from 1952 to 2019 by Gil de Biedman, one of the most important Spanish-language poets of the 20th century.

Dec 2 – Feb 5, 2022

Making It: Creating Fashion in Early Modern Europe
  • Visual arts
  • Dallas

Making It: Creating Fashion in Early Modern Europe

In this talk, Texas Fashion Collection director Annette Becker explores the lives of Spanish garments from the 16th through 18th centuries.

Nov 18, 2021

Double Prosecco by José Moñú & Joelle Lehmann
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Double Prosecco by José Moñú & Joelle Lehmann

This site-specific installation merges two distinctive practices of photography and painting to evoke an ambiance reflecting encounters with New York City.

Nov 4 – Nov 30, 2021

Transatlantic Museum Directors Conversation
  • Visual arts
  • Online

Transatlantic Museum Directors Conversation

Dorothy Kosinski, Vradenburg Director and CEO of The Phillips Collection, meets Miguel Falomir, Museo del Prado director, in a transatlantic conversation on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Phillips Collection.

Nov 3, 2021

Calder-Picasso at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Visual arts
  • Houston

Calder-Picasso at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso –two of the foremost figures in 20th-century art– come together in this exhibition featuring paintings, sculptures, mobiles, and works on paper spanning the artists’ careers.

Oct 31 – Jan 30, 2022

Nest by Jaume Plensa
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Nest by Jaume Plensa

This solo exhibition by Jaume Plensa, featuring new sculptures by the artist, coincides with the opening of two monumental public-facing commissions in Jersey City and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Oct 29 – Dec 23, 2021

Aquatint: From Its Origins to Goya
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Aquatint: From Its Origins to Goya

The National Gallery of Art highlights some original works by Goya at its new exhibition about the history of the aquatint technique.

Oct 24 – Feb 21, 2022

Gilded Figures: Wood and Clay Made Flesh
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Gilded Figures: Wood and Clay Made Flesh

This exhibition at the Hispanic Society Museum & Library offers a rare glimpse of a major art form from the Hispanic World 1500–1800: polychrome sculpture.

Oct 15 – Jan 9, 2022