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Rembrandt: The Late Works (National Gallery)

Friday, 24 October, 2014 by Evy Cauldwell-French

Many an exhibition will market itself as “once in a lifetime”. The National Gallery’s Rembrandt blockbuster is no different, clearly marking out the rare accumulation of a vast amount of canonical works in one place. Exhibitions of this size take … Continue reading

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Elizabeth I and her People (National Portrait Gallery)

Sunday, 27 October, 2013 by Harry Laughland

Elizabeth I has been somewhat overshadowed by her namesake in recent years, but the curatorial team at the National Portrait Gallery, led by Tarnya Cooper, have sought to reestablish her as the mighty monarch she once was, as well as … Continue reading

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Facing The Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900 (National Gallery)

Sunday, 20 October, 2013 by Costanza Beltrami

I’ve always thought that the National Gallery could have a better temporary exhibition space – but this time its underground location was less of a weakness and more of a metaphor. For if history tells the breakdown of a liberal … Continue reading

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DR. SARAH JAMES AT THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINAR

Wednesday, 18 April, 2012 by Liz Kim

History of photography seminars, organised by Julian Stallabrass and Pei-Kuei Tsai, explores the history of the modern invention up to the present day by inviting academics, photographers, and curators to give a lecture at the Research Forum on Wednesday evenings … Continue reading

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