16 October 2013

Malcolm Morley At The Ashmolean: Paintings and Drawings from the Hall Collection

A retrospective of fifty years of the artist’s work on loan from the Hall Foundation, curated by Sir Norman Rosenthal, and tracing the career of the first artist to win the Turner Prize. Malcolm Morley’s paintings share a connection with Pop Art – but he isn’t a Pop Artist. He created his work using methods […]

19 June 2013


Christopher Brown To Stand Down As Director Of The Ashmolean

The Ashmolean has announced that Professor Brown will retire from his post as Director of the Ashmolean on 30 September 2014 after serving in that position for sixteen years. Following a sabbatical year, he will take up a position as aor three years unt  His work will be on Van Dyck and Rembrandt with the […]

24 February 2012



The Ashmolean Museum is organising a campaign to save Edouard Manet’s Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus, 1868, for the nation.  On the advice of the Reviewing Committee, the Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has extended the temporary export bar on the painting until August to give the Ashmolean time in which to raise the funds in order […]