Author Archives: Lucy Wood

Behind the Scenes at Dulwich Picture Gallery: The Restoration of an 18th Century Frame

I recently visited Tom Proctor, Dulwich Picture Gallery’s frame conservator, who is currently restoring the frame of the Gallery’s recently rediscovered masterpiece made in Titian’s studio, Venus and Adonis. Tom took me through the various […]

Five artists: an exciting exchange in modern Britain

Jovan Nicholson, curator of ‘Art and Life: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Murray, 1920-1931‘ and grandson of Ben and Winifred Nicholson, gives an introduction to the exhibition. The exhibition will be […]

Viper Wine: Hermione Eyre’s debut novel inspired by Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Van Dyck painting

Hermione Eyre introduces her debut novel Viper Wine, which takes Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Van Dyck deathbed painting of Venetia Stanley as inspiration. Venetia, Lady Digby, on her Deathbed, hangs at eye-level in Dulwich Picture Gallery, serene and […]

Q & A with Richard Lloyd, Curator of ‘Hockney, Printmaker’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Hockney drawing on a lithographic stone for one of the 'Lithograph of Water' series. Tyler Workshop Ltd. artist's studio, Bedford Village, New York, 1980. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, gift of Kenneth Tyler 2001.

Richard Lloyd, Curator of Hockney, Printmaker and International Head of Prints at Christie’s Auction House, discusses his personal highlights of the exhibition and explains why printmaking is often overlooked. “At a fundamental level my objective with […]

Lady Sainsbury (3rd March, 1912 – 6th February 2014)

It is with great sadness that we have received the news of the death of Lady Sainsbury. Ian Dejardin, the Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery, remembers Lady Sainsbury and her time spent in Dulwich. Lady […]

Southwark Young Carers hold a WordArt performance at Dulwich Picture Gallery on Friday 21 February 2014

WordArt: in partnership with Action for Children’s Southwark Young Carers project Young carers from Southwark have been working with spoken word artist Paul Cree to write their own interpretations of Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Old Master […]

Spring Contextual Lectures 2014: A Preview

Richard Thorpe and Prof. Tom Burns introduce their forthcoming lectures ‘The Welsh Wizard: David Lloyd George’s Legacy’ and ‘Sigmund Freud: Still Relevant in the 21st Century?’ The Contextual Lecture Series is a new series of Tuesday morning […]

Nick and Helena’s winter wedding at Dulwich Picture Gallery

On the 21st December 2013 Nick and Helena Feasey got married at Dulwich Picture Gallery. We asked Helena a few questions about their day! Why did you decide to get married at the Gallery? I’ve known […]

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