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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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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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Don Juan de Espina and his chair. Material culture and ephemerality in a seventeenth-century Spanish collection

This is the paper I presented at the Ephemerality and Durability in Early Modern Visual and Material Culture Conference last week: Don Juan de Espina and his chair. Material culture and ephemerality in a seventeenth-century Spanish collection The aim of … Continue reading

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Ephemerality and Durability in Early Modern Visual and Material Culture

A few days ago I took part in this conference: Ephemerality and Durability in Early Modern Visual and Material Culture organised by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), at the University of Cambridge, and … Continue reading

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