DPG Exhibitions Articles

‘Hockney, Printmaker’ Introduction by Ian Dejardin

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Ian Dejardin, the Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery introduces the Gallery’s spring exhibition ‘Hockney Printmaker’. 5 February – 11 May 2014. “This exhibition reminds us that, alongside that dazzling career as Britain’s favourite painter, Hockney’s parallel […]

‘Selfie’ Like Hockney Art Competition

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Dulwich Picture Gallery and Dulwich OnView are inviting you to create your own self-portrait inspired by the Gallery’s spring exhibition, Hockney, Printmaker.   Self-portraiture has been a major theme throughout David Hockney’s career dating from his […]

An American in London

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), Wapping, 1860-1864, oil on canvas, 72 ×101.8cm, John Hay Whitney Collection, Image courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Ian A C Dejardin, the Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery, describes the fascination of transplanted American artist Whistler with London’s river. James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) was born in Lowell, Massachusetts – but you’d […]

Discovering Dulwich Picture Gallery

The Dulwich Picture Gallery has beautiful symmetry in its displays.

I was struck by the beautiful simplicity of Dulwich Picture Gallery. The artwork is evenly spaced and it is easy to float about the rooms to look at the paintings. The rich red color of […]

Man’s Best Friend art competition: meet the winners – Timothy Sutton

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Dulwich Picture Gallery and Dulwich OnView’s Man’s Best Friend art competition was based on the Gallery’s exhibition, Murillo & Justino de Neve: The Art of Friendship. Taking inspiration from Murillo’s works we asked contestants to […]

Liz Charsley-Jory’s Bright Land

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Dulwich Picture Gallery is proud to present Liz Charsley-Jory’s solo exhibition Bright Land: West of the Rockies, South of the Thames. The work within the show was created during a year-long residency with the Gallery […]

The Beauty’s in the Details: Dulwich Picture Gallery

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I stand still, amazed, in the Bernand Sunley Room. One painting catches my eye – Jan Van Huysum’s “Vase with Flowers” – and I inch forward to examine it. The beauty is in the details: […]

Enter the new ‘Man’s Best Friend’ art competition

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Late in his career, Bartolome Esteban Murillo created some of his most celebrated works for his friend and patron Justino de Neve. The exhibition, Murillo & Justino de Neve: The Art of Friendship, displayed at […]

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