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Soaring Flight: Peter Lanyon’s Gliding Paintings – Video

This major exhibition explores a remarkable and unprecedented series of paintings by Peter Lanyon, one of Britain’s most important and original Post-War artists. Lanyon (1918-64) sought to create a new vision of landscape painting for the modern era that could express both sensory experience and a profound understanding of our fragile existence within the world.Read more

Video- Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat

Bridget Riley’s early breakthrough encounter with Georges Seurat’s Bridge at Courbevoie, a highlight of The Courtauld’s collection profoundly shaped her artistic development. This exhibition brings together the copy that Riley made of Bridge at Courbevoie in 1959 with Seurat’s original painting to consider this remarkable moment of artistic connection and inspiration. Dr Karen Serres introduces us to the exhibitionRead more

Showcase Week Starts Today!

The Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study Room Presents… SHOWCASE WEEK: Land to Shore For one week only the team of postgraduate Print Room Assistants will be presenting a selection of five of our most striking works on paper for public viewing, thereby marking the third presentation of the biannual Courtauld Prints and Drawings Study RoomRead more

Don't Miss Next Weeks Showcase Week!

Next week marks the start of  ‘Land to Shore’, the third Showcase Week hosted by the Prints and Drawings Study Room.  In response to this years Autumn Showcase display Panorama and exhibition Soaring Flight: Peter Lanyon’s Gliding Paintings the team of Print Room Assistants have selected from The Courtauld Gallery’s rich collection of works on paper, five works thatRead more

The Courtauld's Annual Book Sale.

On the 5 October The Courtauld will host its annual Book Sale.  With books stacked in every possible space, ready for all to buy,  we sent two of our finest roving reporters to meet our dedicated team of volunteers in the midst of preparing for what is widely to be known as ‘Christmas for literaryRead more