Spanish art

Small Northern English town gets UK’s first museum dedicated to Spanish art and culture

Many pieces on show in the Spanish Gallery are from the personal collection of financier Jonathan Ruffer, the main backer of a £150m regeneration project in Bishop Auckland

Spanish police investigate nuns over religious sculpture that surfaced at Tefaf last month

The sculpture is thought to have been illicitly sold from a convent in Granada

Art marketanalysis

Spanish still-lifes test the staying power of a dealer's legacy at Christie's

Two works from the private collection of renowned New York dealer Herman Schickman hit the auction block today after being loaned and lost from the Met's collection

Grandmaster flash of the Mediterranean—Joaquín Sorolla comes to London's National Gallery

The enormously productive painter wielded the fastest of brushes on often huge canvases, suffusing them with Spanish sun and colour

Booksreview

How to try to understand Jusepe de Ribera's many scenes of violence

The Spanish artist’s extraordinary paintings of tortured bodies and tormented souls

Art marketarchive

Battle to buy Barceló’s prized bullfighters

Auction houses experience surprisingly high demand as the most expensive living Spanish artist has his best year yet

Tate Modern looks inside the mind of Pere Portabella

The veteran Catalan director has a season of films on show at Bankside

Interviewarchive

Manuel Borja-Villel: "Reina Sofía can be a 21st-century leader”

Director Borja-Villel is instituting radical changes to Madrid museum

Spanish portrait bought by Prince of Liechtenstein detained in UK

The National Gallery is now trying to raise the funds to buy it

V&A sends stolen monstrance on long-term loan to Spain

The 16th-century silver object had been taken from a church in Toro in 1890

Spainarchive

¡Viva España! Spanish market comes of age alongside strengthening economy

Interest in the field is surging as new collectors enter the fray

The Museum of Fine Arts of Santa Fe aims to bridge the gaps between cultural differences in New Mexico

Time to stop being ashamed of those Conquistadores, and to think about the Spanish-speaking population today

Booksarchive

Pilars, Doloreses, Imaculadas etc catalogued at the V&A

Includes a selection of masterpieces of Spanish sculpture

“Converging Cultures: art & identity in Spanish America”: a much anticipated exhibition

Four years late, the major show of Spanish colonial art and culture reveals the viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru produced during Spanish dominion

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