24 September 2019

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Wallace Collection Opens Up Loan Options

The Wallace Collection is to change its policy and loan out works of art from the gallery to other museums.  In the past it was traditionally considered to be a ‘closed’ collection, the terms of Lady Wallace’s bequest do not expressly forbid lending or borrowing.

9 March 2019

Henry Moore Helmet Heads Historic Armour And Modernism – Jude Cowan Montague

Henry Moore Helmet Heads: As an etcher, I have a long term interest in armour as one of the early applications of the process.

14 September 2016

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British Artist Tom Ellis Site-Specific Works Unveiled At Wallace Collection

A new series of site-specific works by British artist Tom Ellis (b.1973), is opening this week (15 September – 27 November 2016) at The Wallace Collection in London. The exhibition consists of a newly commissioned series of works pairing his enigmatic figurative paintings with self-made furniture. The combination reflects the unique and eclectic profile of the Wallace Collection, […]

8 August 2016

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Wallace Collection Presents Series Of Site-specific Works By Britain’s Tom Ellis

The Wallace Collection is presenting a series of new site-specific works by British artist Tom Ellis (b.1973), this September. The exhibition consists of a newly commissioned series of works pairing his enigmatic figurative paintings with self-made furniture. The combination reflects the unique and eclectic profile of the Wallace Collection, which holds a collection of both fine […]

12 March 2015

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Museum Directors Speak Out Against The Conservative Government’s Funding Cuts Ahead Of General Election

In a major pre-election debate held at the Wallace Collection in London on 9 March, two UK national museum directors have condemned goverment cuts in arts funding. David Anderson, the director general of National Museum Wales, which is funded by the Welsh government, and the outgoing president of the Museums Association Christoph Vogtherr, have both […]

11 March 2015

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Is Damien Hirst Recruiting Photo-realist Painters To Boost His Flagging Paintings?

Damien Hirst’s company Science UK LTD, has placed an advert for photo-realist painters. The ad, posted on the Jobs section of the Guardian, lists the following requirements for any applicant: “Experience of working with oil paint necessary, good colour matching skills, and attention to detail are essential for this position. Candidates must have a BA […]

20 January 2011

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Wallace Collection Appoints Christoph Vogtherr As New Director

Sir John Ritblat,Chairman of the Wallace Collection has announced the appointment of Dr Christoph Vogtherr as the next Director of the Collection upon the retirement of Dame Rosalind Savill DBE next October 2011. ‘Having run a fully international competition, it is very satisfying to find the right balance of scholarship and leadership from within the […]