27 November 2019
The Dulwich Picture Gallery, the oldest public gallery in the UK is to reopen on Thursday (28 November) following a break in which targeted two masterpieces by Rembrandt.
23 June 2017
This intimate exhibition of eighty watercolours from the Anglo-American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) has opened at Dulwich Picture Gallery.
11 February 2017
Vanessa Bell, (30 May 1879 – 7 April 1961) the creative bohemian matriarch, artist, co-founder and muse of the Bloomsbury Group has her first major exhibition in London at The Dulwich Picture Gallery.
26 January 2017
IF DO has won the ‘Dulwich Pavilion’, competition to design a structure in June 2017. This is the first of many sponsored by the Dulwich Picture Gallery and the London Festival of Architecture.
The first photography display bringing together work by the British modern artist, Vanessa Bell and the American poet, musician, writer and artist, Patti Smith will go on exhibit at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in February 2017.
1 May 2016
There are just three weeks left to go and see the breathtaking work of little known Norwegian artist Nikolai Alstrup at The Dulwich Picture Gallery. A rare treat indeed, this is the first time Astrup has had a solo show in the UK. The stunning exhibition has been seamlessly curated by three world renowned experts taking the viewer on a […]
A new display at the Dulwich Picture Gallery ‘Rubens’ Ghost’ (26 April – 3 July 2016), as part of their Making Discoveries series, will offer a unique insight into the ideas and working methods of the Flemish baroque painter, Peter Paul Rubens, focusing predominantly on the changes the artist made to his painting Venus, Mars and Cupid, c.1635. Mounted on a […]
The Dulwich Picture Gallery starts a new year of discoveries centred around its Dutch and Flemish Collection with I Am Van Dyck (12 January – 24 April 2016) , a special display to coincide with the loan of the National Portrait Gallery’s major recent acquisition of Van Dyck’s last self-portrait. The painting will be juxtaposed with two works by renowned British […]
We recently reported on the opening of ‘The Amazing World of M. C. Escher’ in Scotland and now here is some information on this must see exhibition, which is travelling to London, to be mounted at the Dulwich Picture Gallery (14 October 2015 – 17 January 2016) This will be the first major UK retrospective of original work […]
The Conceptual artist, Doug Fishbone has revealed the identity of a replica painting, which has been hanging in place of the original at Dulwich Picture Gallery, on BBC’s One Show, this evening. The painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard of a Young Woman painted in the 18th- century was temporarily removed on 10 February and replaced with a replica produced […]
12 April 2015
It has been over ten years since Eric Ravilious (1903-42) had his first major retrospective at the Imperial War Museum in London. I first discovered his work through his ceramic designs for Wedgwood. My family owned a large punch bowl titled, “The Boat Race” and I was always fascinated by the narrative ability of his linear style. Ravilious’ graphic sensibilities […]
A major show of work by the celebrated artist and designer, Eric Ravilious (1903-42) with a unique focus on his output as a watercolourist will be mounted at the Dulwich Picture Gallery (1 April-31 August 2015). The exhibition will feature iconic paintings such as Westbury Horse (1939) and Train Landscape (1940) alongside rarely seen works […]
Following last week’s musings on intellectual property, the Dulwich Picture Gallery has recently announced that as part of its exhibition programme for 2015 it would temporarily replace one of its current collection with a replica, commissioned from a Chinese workshop specialising in churning out high quality (if they can be called that) fakes. Apparently this […]
When visiting any art gallery, the sophisticated viewer is not usually seeking out the inferior copy of a work; the idea of a fake painting in an art museum isn’t usually desirable. But in artist Doug Fishbone’s latest project ‘Made in China’, which is being hosted by the Dulwich Picture Gallery in South London, the […]
The first major solo exhibition in Europe dedicated to the Canadian Group of Seven artist Emily Carr (1871–1945) will take place in November at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Gathering together her paintings of the aboriginal settlements she encountered during her travels up the West Coast of Canada and her formidable landscapes and seascapes, the show […]
An expansive investigation of 60 years of Hockney’s work as a printmaker; a look at Ben and Winifred Nicholson, leading figures of the Modern British movement; and the first major exhibition in the UK dedicated to the work of Canadian artist Emily Carr, the dominant figure of British Columbian art in the first half of […]
Formula 1 racing legend Sir Stirling Moss today launched Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Artmobile project, which will transport its multi award-winning education and outreach programme to more sites than ever before. The Artmobile, which features a striking exterior design by Royal Academician Humphrey Ocean, is a DSFK Loadhopper which yields a spacious interior, allowing space for […]
An American in London: Whistler and the Thames’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery will be the first major exhibition dedicated to American-born artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s time in the capital between 1859 and 1903. Showcasing Whistler’s scenes of London the exhibition will include paintings, etchings and drawings produced during the artist’s various residences and will […]
The Dulwich Picture Gallery will bring together some of the best and most innovative works by Paul Nash, C.R.W. Nevinson, Stanley Spencer, Mark Gertler, Dora Carrington and David Bomberg for the first time in a new exhibition this Summer. It will examine the evolution of this influential group who became among the most well-known and […]
Ian A.C. Dejardin the Director of the Dulwich Picture Gallery announced today details of the Gallery’s 2013 programme, which will include the first major London exhibition dedicated to the American-born artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler’s time in London, the city where he lived and worked for much of his life. In the autumn the Gallery […]
The Dulwich Picture Gallery has revived an old tradition of sending its paintings to central London when it exhibits one of its major works this autumn in Painting from Life: Carracci Freud at Ordovas. The exhibition brings together a striking group of head studies by the great 17th century Bolognese painter, Annibale Carracci (1560–1609), and […]
The conversation in which the late great Robert Hughes refers to Andy Warhol as “one of the stupidest people I have ever met in my life” takes place in the extreme comfort of an American private collector’s apartment, and also provides us with Hughes’ justification: “he had nothing to say.” The collector responds: “well he […]
11 August 2012
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) lived a life of irreconcilable contradictions. He regularly went to church on Sunday, didn’t run up debts and didn’t do drugs. He openly lived as a gay man at a time when many still preferred to hide their sexuality in the closet. Yet, in the 1980s, he claimed that he was a […]