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Taking to the skies in the name of research.

As we open the doors this week to the Courtauld Gallery’s autumn exhibition Soaring Flight: Peter Lanyon’s Gliding Paintings. Curator Barnaby Wright shares with us the great lengths curators will go to all in the name of research… Being a curator can take you to some unusual places. I thought I had experienced my fair share ofRead more

Jennifer's Favorite Painting

Jennifer Seymour,  Individual Campaigns and Legacies Manager In this occasional series we ask Courtauld staff to tell us about their favourite painting in the collection.     My favourite painting in the Gallery is Paul Cézanne’s Lac d’Annecy. When I first started at The Courtauld, I knew very little about art and our amazing collection.Read more

Schiele at The Drawing Room: "The Nakeds"

It’s been open less than a week and our latest exhibition Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude has received fantastic reviews and record visitor numbers, but it’s not just The Courtauld Gallery that has a fascination with Schiele. We invited guest blogger Kate Macfarlane, Drawing Room Co-Director to tell us about their newest exhibition ‘The Nakeds‘,Read more


  Last week The Courtauld Gallery was recognised as London’s top destination for paintings, with A Bar at the Folies-Bergère taking first place in a poll by leading art world figures. This masterpiece from our collection made it through a tough nomination process, 600 artworks were initially selected by ‘top figures in the art world’Read more