DPG Exhibitions Articles

Full Moon Planting

May Moon, undated, colour woodcut, 191 x 253 mm.

Clapboard houses, filled with dark eyes, watch the full moon rise, as the sun sets, and barren fields cry out for Spring’s relief. Bound by their small home place the women looked from windows, saw […]

Painting Norway


Marigolds torch a pathway through fields uncertain whether spring has come early or late. Huts below the mountains smoulder beneath the ice, the clouds scorched with flame. Brooding couples dance slowly through the shadow of […]

Dulwich Picture Gallery to Unveil Ruben’s Ghost

Photo courtesy of the Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery will host its second display in the Making Discoveries: Dutch and Flemish Masterpieces series in late April. Ruben’s Ghost, will be a revealing look into the painter’s methods and process. From 26 […]

By The Open Door

open door

The wide front door flung open; mornings of nearly midsummer at the Parsonage. Carpentries of step and fence lead to the road, two sisters talk  inside amid smell of wood. How cool in the showery […]

Dulwich Opens its Walls to Little Known Norwegian Painter Nikolai Astrup

Photo courtesy of the Dulwich Picture Gallery

Folklore and serene scenes of the Norwegian Jølster create a milieu of mysticism and tranquility at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. To enter a gallery filled with Nikolai Astrup paintings and prints is to enter another […]

Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Most Popular: Escher Final Weeks

M.C. Escher Bond of Union 1956 Lithograph, 25.3 x 33.9 cm, Collection Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands

Dulwich Picture Gallery’s current exhibition The Amazing World of M.C. Escher is one of its most popular ever. Only two other exhibitions have done as well as Escher in the Gallery’s history. With a huge […]

The Amazing World of M.C Escher inspires Dulwich Picture Gallery Shop’s Christmas Range

A beautiful Escher inspired card by Ruth Uglow

This Christmas, the gift shop at Dulwich Picture Gallery has taken inspiration from current exhibition The Amazing World of M.C. Escher, on display until 17 January 2016. A master of optical illusions and impossible realities, Escher’s […]

Blurred Lines: The Amazing World of M.C. Escher @ Dulwich Picture Gallery


Where is everyone? I am the last person to get off the 63 bus on my exodus from Welwyn Garden City (what I wishfully refer to as “North London”) to see the enticing Escher exhibit. […]

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