13 January 2022

12 January 2022

Winslow Homer To Feature In New National Gallery Exhibition

The New England artist Winslow Homer (1836–1910), will have his first major UK show at London’s National Gallery. Homer is one of the most celebrated and admired American painters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The show will take place later this year (10 September 2022 – 8 January 2023).  Little known in […]

11 December 2021

Albrecht Dürer Travels Of A Renaissance Artist – National Gallery London – Revd Jonathan Evens

Albrecht Dürer, himself, lived in Nuremberg throughout his life but made several significant European journeys.

10 November 2021

Kehinde Wiley Explores Climate Change And Migration At London’s National Gallery

The National Gallery London will feature an exhibition of the American Artist Kehinde Wiley (b. 1977, Los Angeles).

4 November 2021

London Albrecht Dürer Exhibition Explores Travels Of A Renaissance Artist

The first major UK exhibition of the German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer for nearly twenty years is set to open at London’s National Gallery.

3 September 2021

22 July 2021

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Liverpool Loses UNESCO World Heritage Status – National Gallery To Buy Sir Thomas Lawrence The Red Boy – Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 Shortlist

Liverpool Loses UNESCO World Heritage Status – National Gallery To Buy Sir Thomas Lawrence The Red Boy – Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 Shortlist

8 April 2021

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Yinka Shonibare 2021 RA Coordinator – Tony Cragg At Houghton Hall – National Gallery Announces Shortlist For Bicentenary Revamp

Yinka Shonibare 2021 RA Coordinator – Tony Cragg At Houghton Hall – National Gallery Announces Shortlist For Bicentenary Revamp

23 February 2021

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UK Art Can Be A Ball Of Confusion – Edward Lucie-Smith

Last Sunday, the Times carried not one but two pieces by Waldemar Januszczak, its resident art critic, who is certainly one of the best in that slightly esoteric line of business. The first Kehinde Wiley the second on Antony Gormley.

16 February 2021

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National Gallery’s 200th Birthday Revamp – Derelict IKEA To Become Coventry Arts Centre – New Laws To Protect Historic UK Statues

National Gallery 200th Birthday Revamp – Derelict IKEA To Become Coventry Arts Centre – New Laws To Protect Historic UK Statues

6 February 2021

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DESERT X 2021 Postponed – National Gallery’s Top 20 Online Paintings – Studio Voltaire Set Autumn Reopen Date

DESERT X 2021 Postponed – National Gallery’s Top 20 Online Paintings – Studio Voltaire Set Autumn Reopen Date

11 January 2021

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London Galleries and Museums: The Lights Are On But No One’s Home – Steve Daszko

Lockdown II – When the first lockdown started in March last year, Tate, like all Art Galleries, suffered financially.

4 January 2021

If Jesus Is A Man Of Colour Why Did We Make Him Aryan? – Revd Jonathan Evens

The National Gallery was hoping to open a re-arranged immersive digital experience inspired by Jan Gossaert’s 16th-century masterpiece ‘The Adoration of the Kings’, on 6 January but due to the COVID Pandemic, this is looking increasingly unlikely. 

17 November 2020

Albrecht Dürer Subject Of Major National Gallery Exhibition This Autumn

Dürer’s Journeys – Travels of a Renaissance Artist is a major new show announced for the National Gallery this Autumn. This will be the first significant UK exhibition of the artist’s works in such a wide range of media for nearly twenty years

12 November 2020

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National Gallery And Nikon Announce Online Content Partnership – Edward Lucie-Smith

The next 12 months,’ so the press release tells one, ‘will see the National Gallery work with Nikon on a broad schedule of online content all aimed at letting people take inspiration from one of the greatest art collections in the world

1 October 2020

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Artemisia Gentileschi Exhibition Opens At London’s National Gallery – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition has opened at the National Gallery at long last. It is accompanied by a handsome, fully illustrated hardcover catalogue. The hassle is that you have to book your slot to see it.

8 July 2020

National Gallery Re-Opening What to Expect – Edward Lucie-Smith

The National Gallery is re-opening its doors, somewhat in advance of the Tates. The Titian show of mythological paintings made for Philp II of Spain is once again available, though it isn’t continuing on to Scotland.

30 June 2020

Guide to UK Museums and Galleries Reopening

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that museums and galleries may reopen from Saturday 4 July providing they adhere to COVID Secure guidelines, the following museums and galleries have released details. Here is a useful guide to the planned reopenings. Artlyst will update the list as new information becomes available.

4 June 2020

National Gallery Extends Titian Exhibition in London

The National Gallery has announced that the universally acclaimed exhibition Titian: Love, Desire, Death will be extended due to the generosity of its partners and lenders. The show will reopen when the National Gallery does. The gallery was forced to shut on 18 March 2020 due to COVID-19.  

4 May 2020

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 National Gallery Marks 75th Anniversary of VE Day

The National Gallery played an inspiring role during wartime including VE Day. It was one of the few places in London where you could find a programme of cultural activity – concerts.

16 April 2020

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Artemisia Gentileschi A Retrospective – Edward Lucie-Smith

The much-anticipated Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition at the National Gallery in London has now been indefinitely postponed, to the disappointment of many.

8 April 2020

National Gallery Explores Easter Story Paintings Online

London’s National Gallery is cleverly telling the Easter story through paintings in their collection. The story of the events leading up to and following the Crucifixion, known as the Passion of Christ is explored.

20 February 2020

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12 February 2020

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Sin

9 February 2020

National Gallery Explores ‘Sin’ In New Exhibition – Interview Dr Joost Joustra Curator With Revd Jonathan Evens

The first exhibition in the UK exploring sin in art will be staged at the National Gallery this spring. ‘Sin’ will bring together paintings from the National Gallery’s collection dating from the 16th to the 18th century with loans from important private and public collections including modern and contemporary works by Andy Warhol, Tracey Emin, and Ron Mueck.

4 October 2019

Gauguin Not A Role Model For Our Time – Edward Lucie-Smith

Gauguin both is and isn’t a hero for our time. In one sense it’s brave of the National Gallery to mount a big show of his work in the /MeToo era. It’s hard to think of any artist, of the immediately Pre-Modern or Early Modern epochs, who behaved worse to women.