Acquisitions in the Hispanic Museum & Library’s permanent art collection range from 14th-century ceramics to haunting paintings by El Greco to Joaquín Sorolla’s early-20th-century portraits. For an exhibition that inaugurates the museum’s newly renovated space, the art historian Dr. Madeleine Haddon has chosen gems from the museum’s permanent collection, which includes more than 750,000 objects from the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America. In addition to beloved “masterpieces” such as Francisco de Goya’s Duchess of Alba and Diego Velázquez’s Portrait of a Little Girl, Haddon is featuring works by overlooked Latin American artists—José Agustín Arrieta, for instance, and José Campeche y Jordán. —J.D.
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