DPG Exhibitions Articles

Dulwich Picture Gallery challenges you to spot the fake painting

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Dulwich Picture Gallery is encouraging you to take a closer look at their Permanent Collection. One of the artworks will be replaced by a Chinese replica hanging among the 270 Old Master paintings on display. The Gallery will temporarily remove […]

Klee Wyck

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By 1927, Emily Carr had given up her boarding house and was making a living breeding bobtails (sheepdogs) and making and selling pottery knick-knacks decorated with ‘Indian’ designs to tourists keen to acquire a piece […]

A Woman of All Sorts

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Emily Carr’s time in England appeared to have been a failure. The artist who returned to Victoria in 1904 was a changed woman whose increasing idiosyncrasies, which now included habits as unladylike as smoking and […]

A British First: Emily Carr at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Like all art, the creation of an exhibit is beauty surrounded seemingly effortlessly by work. Last week, I had the opportunity to go behind the scenes at Dulwich Picture Gallery where an exhibit of the […]

A Victorian Childhood

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The story of Emily Carr is, outside Canada at least, one of the great unrecounted tales in 20th-century painting, a chronicle of struggle, adversity and ultimate triumph over the most inauspicious circumstances for making art […]

Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Open Exhibition a beautiful success

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Something new keeps catching my eye. I’ve already walked through Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Open Exhibition two, three times, but I still feel I haven’t taken in nearly enough. The variety of colors, styles, techniques; the […]

Record number entered for Gallery’s open art exhibition

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The last time Dulwich Picture Gallery invited Friends of the Gallery to enter an open art exhibition it attracted 183 artists who submitted 388 works of art. That was in 2011 and considered a great […]

Inviting all artists – Your paintings could share space with Rembrandt and Murillo

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This year the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery will celebrate 60 years since its foundation. Since a modest start in 1954 Friends have grown stronger and stronger and now reached a  membership of just over […]

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