ARTURO CASTELLARY COLORADO

RESEARCH ADVISOR | MADRID
Arturo Colorado Castellary is Professor Emeritus of Art and Communication at the Faculty of Information Sciences of the UCM. His lines of research are: Art and image technologies, Management and digital dissemination of heritage, Heritage and war. He has been co-director of the research group “Museo I + D + C. Laboratory of digital culture and hypermedia museography”. Principal Investigator 1 of the Excellence R&D Project: “Historical research and accessible digital representation. Artistic heritage during the civil war and post-war”. He is the author, among others, of the books Visual Hyperculture. The hypermedia challenge in art and education (Ed. Complutense, 1997), Exodus and exile from art. The odyssey of the Prado Museum during the Civil War (Cátedra, 2008), From cave art to digital art (Síntesis, 2013), Art, revenge and propaganda, the Francoist instrumentalization of heritage during the Second World War (Cátedra, 2018), The multiple look. Image and technology in modern art (Ed. Complutense, 2019) and Art, spoils of war. Plunder and diaspora in the post-Franco war (Cátedra, 2021).

Professional Career

UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR
Complutense University of Madrid / Faculty of Information Sciences
August 4, 2015 - News
Heritage Management and Research in the 21st Century, from the UCM and the UPM

FULL UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR
Complutense University of Madrid / Faculty of Information Sciences
October 1, 2006 - Present

TEACHER. APPOINTMENT OF RECTOR
SEK University, Segovia
September 27, 2002 - September 30, 2006

UNIVERSITY FULL PROFESSOR. PLACE PROVIDED BY THE OWN PROGRAM (PROGRAM FOR THE OFFER OF PLACES WITH RESEARCH AS OBJECTIVE)
Complutense University of Madrid / Faculty of Information Sciences
April 27, 1994 - On voluntary leave from September 26, 2002

UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Complutense University of Madrid / Faculty of Information Sciences
December 22, 1988 - April 26, 1994

FULL PROFESSOR OF BACCALAUREATE IN SERVICES COMMISSION IN FRANCE FOR SIX YEARS (BY PUBLIC COMPETITION OF MERITS OF 1979)
Ministry of Education and Science/National Institute of Distance Baccalaureate
Head of Studies of the consular demarcation of Lyon
October 1, 1979 - September 1985


Research in foreign universities

ECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES IN SOCIAL SCIENCES OF PARIS
"Artistic looting during the Civil War and Franco's recovery during the postwar period in France"
04/01/2017 - 06/30/2017

NATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH, DOCUMENTATION AND INFORMATION ON PLASTIC ARTS OF MEXICO
“Exile and cultural heritage in Mexico during the Spanish Civil War and its fate in the postwar period”
04/01/2019 - 06/30/2019


Academic Background

DOC OF PHILOSOPHY AND LETTERS, HISTORY SECTION
University of Alcalá, Faculty of Philosophy and Letters "Apto cum Laude"
Thesis Title: The International Committee for the Salvage of Spanish Art Treasures (Figueras - Geneva, 1939)

DIPLOMA OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
Diplomatic School of Spain (Madrid)

DIPLÔME D'ÉTUDES APPROFONDIES (D.E.A) - LITTÉRATURE ET CIVILISATION FRANÇAISES - LETTERS ET ARTS
University of Lyon II, U.E.R. Letters and Civilization Classiques and Modernes

CERTIFICATE OF PEDAGOGICAL APTITUDE
Institute of Educational Sciences of the University of Valencia

GRADUATE IN PHILOSOPHY AND LETTERS (HISTORY SECTION)
Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Valencia

Publications

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2021): Arte, botín de guerra. Expolio y diáspora en la posguerra franquista. Madrid: Editorial Cátedra.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2019). “Introducción a la segunda edición. Una investigación pionera” en La política de bienes culturales del Gobierno republicano durante la guerra civil española. Madrid: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades / CSIC, pp. 7-13.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2018): Patrimonio cultural, Guerra Civil y posguerra. Madrid: Fragua.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2018): Arte, revancha y propaganda. La instrumentalización franquista del patrimonio durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Madrid: Editorial Cátedra.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2014): “La premessa spagnola: evacuazione, intervento internazionale e salvataggio del patrimonio artistico durante la guerra civile” en Musei e monumenti in guerra 1939-45 - Londra – Parigi – Roma – Berlino. Città del Vaticano: Edizioni Musei Vaticani, pp. 27-55.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2014): L’Accord de Figueras: son contexte, le Comité international et sa mise en œuvre” en Le patrimoine culturel, cible des conflits armés. De la guerre civile espagnole aux guerres du 21e siècle. Bruselas: Bruylant, Bruxelles, pp. 21-62.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2010): “La política franquista sobre el patrimonio en la primera posguerra” en Patrimonio, Guerra Civil y Posguerra. Madrid: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Servicio de Publicaciones, pp. 107-128.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2010): “El Acuerdo de Figueras y el salvamento del patrimonio artístico español” en Figueras, capital de la República: 1 de febrero de 1939. Madrid: Congreso de los Diputados. Pp. 107-128.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2008): Éxodo y exilio del arte. La odisea del Museo del Prado durante la Guerra Civil. Madrid: Editorial Cátedra.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (2008): La salvaguarda del patrimonio artístico nacional en Valencia” en València, capital cultural de la república (1936- 1937). Valencia: Universitat de València, Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales, pp. 409-432.

COLORADO CASTELLARY, Arturo (1991): El Museo del Prado y la Guerra Civil (Figueras - Ginebra, 1939). Madrid: Museo del Prado.