Art of the Spanish Americas


Posted: July 8, 2022

The Power of Portraits: Francisca Ramírez de Laredo and Antonio de Ulloa

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of Portrait of Antonio de Ulloa y de la Torre-Guiral, c. 1768–70, oil on canvas, 37 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches; and Portrait of Francisca Ramírez de Laredo y de Ulloa, c. 1768–70, oil on canvas, 37 1/

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Posted: July 8, 2022

It’s Complicated: A Painting of the Virgin of Guidance

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of Juan Pedro López’s Our Lady of Guidance, c. 1765–70, oil on canvas, Caracas, Venezuela, 41.325 x 26.5 inches (Collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation)

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Posted: July 8, 2022

Rare and Elaborate: A Child Portrait from Venezuela

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of Diego Antonio de Landaeta’s Portrait of Petronila Méndez, 1763, oil on panel, Caracas, Venezuela, 6.5 x 7 5/8 inches (Collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation)

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Posted: December 21, 2021

Luxury and legacy: The Child Mary Spinning in colonial Peru

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of The Child Mary Spinning, 18th century, oil on canvas, Cusco, Peru, 36 x 28 inches (Collection of Carl & Marilynn Thoma).

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Posted: November 11, 2021

One God in Three: The Coronation of the Virgin of the Holy Trinity

A conversation between Dr. Kathryn Santner and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank in front of The Coronation of the Virgin by the Holy Trinity, 18th century, oil and gold on canvas, Cusco, Peru 78.105 x 59.055 cm (Collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation)

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Posted: June 3, 2021

ThomaTalks: Through an Intergenerational Lens: Identity, Resistance, and the Art of the Spanish Americas

A conversation with Emmanuel Ortega Rodríguez (University of Illinois, Chicago) and Ray Hernández-Durán (University of New Mexico). With host and moderator Dr. Kathryn Santner, Thoma Scholar, Art of the Spanish Americas.

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