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    Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) Travel Bursaries

    Posted: 4 June 2013 by ESCALA

    The Essex Collection of Art from Latin America (ESCALA) and the School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex (SPAH) are pleased to announce two travel bursaries of £250 each for on-course graduate and undergraduate students of SPAH wishing to travel to the international conference, ‘Encuentros transatlánticos: discursos vanguardistas en España y Latinoamérica’ (‘Transatlantic Encounters: Avant-garde Disourses in Spain and Latin America’).

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    ISLAA supports study of Latin American art history at the University of Essex

    Posted: 6 February 2013 by ESCALA

    The Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA) has awarded a $60,000 grant to the School of Philosophy and Art History (SPAH) and the Essex Collection of Art from Latin America (ESCALA) at the University of Essex to support the study of and research into Latin American art.

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    Professor Dawn Ades awarded a CBE

    Posted: 11 January 2013 by ESCALA

    Professor Dawn Ades from the School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex, and Founding Director of ESCALA, has received a CBE for services to higher education and art history in the New Year’s Honours List.

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    Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012)

    Posted: 7 December 2012 by ESCALA

    ESCALA is saddened to hear of Oscar Niemeyer's passing in Brazil on 5 December 2012.

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    New acquisition of four works by Graciela Iturbide

    Posted: 23 October 2012 by ESCALA

    ESCALA has purchased four artworks by internationally celebrated Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide thanks to two generous grants from the Art Fund and the Pinta Museums Acquisitions Programme. These acquisitions add to the existing photograph by Iturbide in the Collection, also purchased with the support of Pinta.

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    ESCALA features in the Observer

    Posted: 5 October 2012 by ESCALA

    ESCALA has featured in an article in the Observer on Sunday 30 September which announces the completion of the Public Catalogue Foundation's BBC Your Paintings project. 

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