DPG Exhibitions Articles

Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Open Exhibition a beautiful success


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


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


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 […]

‘Hockney, Printmaker’ Introduction by Ian Dejardin


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


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


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 […]

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