Articles tagged Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Dulwich Festival 2017 – line up announced!

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The Dulwich Festival, now in its 24th year, is the annual celebration of the arts and culture in Dulwich and its surrounding area. Featuring artists and performers from across the spectrum of the arts, music […]

Award winning Quartet promises to woo the Dulwich audience with musical masterpieces

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The Castalian Quartet may be only five years old but during its short existence it has garnered a prize every year in major international competitions. The first was in Hanover 2013, another one in Lyon […]

Vanessa Bell at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Vanessa Bell was a visionary, a modern woman always on the brink of something new.  An exhibit on her life and work opened at the Dulwich Picture Gallery on 8 February and will be running […]

Why live art really matters

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Tom Sutcliffe might have reached his seventies but he is as passionate as a teenager about the arts and when he talks about art he means live performing arts. He feels strongly that theatre, opera, […]

Friends In View magazine wins another first prize

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It is now the fourth time that In View gets a first prize from the British Association of Friends of Museums – BafM, This time, though, it shared its first prize with London Transport Museum and […]

Artistic Preference

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I prefer the Puritan merchants of Protestant art, the businessmen of bourse, wool house and guild, to madonnas, or scenery with milkmaids, can’t enjoy populated countryside, want fields and beaches empty, though like a crowd […]

Friends open the doors to The Speaker’s House

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The Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery can open doors often closed to the general public and the season for 2017 starts with a visit to the much written about Speaker’s House, the grandiose office of […]

Enter the Goat

Adriaen van de Velde, Landscape with cattle and figures, 1664, Oil on canvas, 125.7 x 167 cm, © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

It wasn’t there when a plain hut in pale wash featured a ghost dog and a leafless tree. But when the sheepfold with its wheel inside appeared, tree sprouting leaves at last, with cows and […]

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