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Honouring John House: A Selection of 19th-century French Prints

John House (1945-2012) was many things: an internationally respected authority on Impressionism, a curator of landmark exhibitions including Post-Impressionism at the Royal Academy (1979), Renoir (1985) and Landscapes of France (1995) at the Hayward Gallery, and an eloquent, inspiring and generous teacher to generations of students at the University of East Anglia, University College LondonRead more

Bruegel to Freud: Work in Focus

Rachel Sloan, Assistant Curator of Works on Paper We’re used to thinking of prints as objects to be framed and admired on gallery walls, or kept in a portfolio and perused at leisure. However, that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Prints have been put to many different, and sometimes surprising, uses over the centuries:Read more

Q&A: What's it like being a curator?

Dr Rachel Sloan, Assistant Curator of Works on Paper on how she got into curating, her favourite part of her job, and her advice to aspiring curators. What was your path into curating? I went to university in the States and did a joint degree in English and history of art. I had planned to goRead more