Dulwich Picture Gallery Articles

Five artists: an exciting exchange in modern Britain

Winifred Nicholson, Cyclamen and Primula, c.1922-3, oil on paper / board, 50 x 55 cm, Kettle's Yard / © Kettle's Yard / Trustees of Winifred Nicholson

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 […]

Glyndebourne Opera Company celebrates 80 years


Say the word Glyndebourne and images of opera at its best, champagne corks flying and elegantly dressed people enjoying picnics come to mind. For some it stands for elitism, expensive ticket prices and people attending […]

Joanna Trollope’s plea – support your independent bookshop

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Joanna Trollope has written 19 novels and a shelf-full of historic romances under the name of Caroline Harvey and during her many years as a successful author she has seen enormous changes in publishing 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 […]

There is more to Vikings than pillaging and rape


This will be the year of the Vikings. The British Museum is showing its much lauded exhibition of Vikings: Life end Legend and the historian Philip Parker has just published a tome of 450 pages of […]

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 […]

Dulwich Picture Gallery Transports and Connects Visitors with the Artists

"Wooded Lanscape with Water-mill" by Meindert Hobbema. (Early 1660s)

After being on your feet and staring up at the walls and ceilings all day, museums visits can be very draining by the end; however, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the perfect size for an afternoon […]

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