Dulwich Picture Gallery Articles

‘Street Art Book Art’ – a show of illuminated books by the artists of Dulwich Outdoor Gallery

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You have probably seen all that street art popping up in the Dulwich area in the last couple of years. And you have probably gathered that they are pretty much all based on paintings in the permanent collection of Dulwich Picture Gallery. A large, lavishly illustrated book has been written about this strange project: ‘Street Art Fine Art’. Now 15 of the participating street artists have painted many of the covers of this hardback, and these illuminated books are on show at C&C Gallery in Forest Hill. ‘Street Art Book Art’ is on until 19 July.

Midsummer Mozart, an evening of love, lies and laughter

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If the weather gods are kind on 19 June, it will be yet another summer evening to remember. The combination of opera arias and a Glyndebourne style picnic in the beautiful gardens of Dulwich Picture […]

A Dulwich Feast for the whole family

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Part of the national 800 year celebrations of Magna Carta. The magnificent gardens of Dulwich Picture Gallery will provide a proper setting for a multi-faceted celebration of the signing of the Magna Carta. The gallery […]

Art Deco – a style that is still in fashion

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Say the word Art Deco and the mind immediately conjures up elegance, glamour and style, no wonder it is still in fashion. The term was coined in the 1960’s and describes the mix of styles […]

The Queen’s Six – a vocal concert with a difference

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If you thought that the a cappella group from St George’s Chapel, Windsor is called The Queen’s Six after the present Queen you were wrong, it refers to Queen Elizabeth I and the Six does […]

Did you guess the ‘fake’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery? Now you can see them side by side

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The secret’s out: Fragonard’s ‘Young Woman’ revealed as replica‏. The identity of a replica painting, which has been hanging in place of the original at Dulwich Picture Gallery has been revealed as Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s Young […]

An Unlikely Pairing

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Graffiti and… English lessons? I normally wouldn’t peg the two as synonymous, but they both came together in a classroom at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. Bella Szyszkowska, an ESOL teacher at Lewisham […]

Dulwich Street Art is now officially part of the Google Art Project

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The street art in the Dulwich area (now stretching to Peckham, Nunhead and Forest Hill) which collectively is called Dulwich Outdoor Gallery, has now been featured in a new wave of street art uploads on […]

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