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El ave del paraíso. Historia natural y alegoría

Book chapter (in Spanish) devoted to the allegorical uses of the bird of paradise in the early modern European context. Some references and sources are here introduced and discussed for the first time. José Ramón Marcaida, “El ave del paraíso. … Continue reading

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Ulisse Aldrovandi – Bologna, 2015

Libri e immagini di storia naturale nella prima età moderna – Museo di Palazzo Poggi, 2015 https://storify.com/JoserraMarcaida/ulisse-aldrovandi

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Salvadoriana exhibition: a cabinet of curiosities in Barcelona

Last week I attended a very interesting workshop on the history of early modern natural history and exploration, with a focus on all things “Iberian” (see programme here). The workshop included a visit to a current exhibition at the Botanical … Continue reading

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La modernidad científica europea, by José Pardo Tomás – Review of JR Marcaida, “Arte y ciencia en el Barroco español” (in Spanish)

La modernidad científica europea, by José Pardo Tomás Here you have the generous review of my book written by historian of science José (Pepe) Pardo Tomás, and published in the April issue of  Andalucía en la historia, ISSN 1695-1956, Nº. … Continue reading

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Todo lo visible y lo invisible, by Juan Marqués (Revista de Occidente) – Review of JR Marcaida, “Arte y ciencia en el Barroco español” (in Spanish)

I’m very grateful to Juan Marqués for his review of my book Arte y ciencia en el Barroco español. Historia natural, coleccionismo y cultura visual (Madrid: Marcial Pons Historia – Fundación Focus-Abengoa, 2014), published in Revista de Occidente (April Issue, … Continue reading

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101 Masterworks: Art and Science in the Museums and Libraries of Madrid

This new project focuses on 101 objects belonging to a number of collections in Madrid –including many not so well-known institutions. Conceived and directed by Sandra Sáenz-López (CSIC), it features contributions from a large number of researchers and curators. The … Continue reading

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