12 January 2015

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Joshua Reynolds A Fresh Perspective Explored At The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is to offer a fresh perspective on the work of a towering figure of British painting, Joshua Reynolds. Although widely regarded as one of the most important and influential painters of the period, Reynolds’s reputation as an ‘establishment’ artist masks his unquenchable thirst for innovation and his experimental approach to the practice […]

20 September 2014

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Wallace Collection Great Gallery Reopened After A Five Million Refurbishment

Having been closed for the past 2 years; The Wallace Collection’s Great Gallery has reopened after a £5m refurbishment. The Great Gallery contains paintings by masters including Rubens, Velazquez and Titian. The space is considered to be one of the finest picture galleries in the UK; the Great Gallery was built at the rear of […]

2 October 2013

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The Male Nude In Eighteenth Century French Art Explored

The Wallace Collection in London is exploring the male human form in French 18th century art. This was a subject that was regarded as the very foundation of painting and sculpture; it had to be mastered by any aspiring artist of the highest class. No female artists were admitted to the Academy and all models […]