Posts Tagged ‘Dulwich Picture Gallery’

Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist

Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist
A Woman in Bed. Rembrandt’s Light. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates the inextinguishable artist By James Brewer Boom and bust. That was the economy of Amsterdam in the mid-17th century, and so it was with the career of Rembrandt, despite the wide recognition of all his brilliance at the time. Rembrandt...
October 15th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery
The Tube Station, by Cyril Power. Cutting Edge: Modernist British Printmaking on show at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A wonderful surprise awaited Gordon Samuel in summer 1983 as he began stock-taking at the Redfern Gallery in Cork Street, London, where he was a director and partner. Opening...
June 21st, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions | Read More

Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway

Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway
Fisherman’s Cottage by Harald Sohlberg. Dulwich Picture Gallery shines dreamlike light on Harald Sohlberg: Painting Norway By James Brewer  Tall and slender but sturdy trees are the sole witnesses to many of the dramatic scenes painted by Norway’s Harald Sohlberg. He had no need to insert the...
February 14th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery
St Paul’s, 1958. Edward Bawden, wittiest UK artist, in retrospect at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A jack-of-all-trades among 20th century artists, Edward Bawden was commissioned by leisure firms to show people relaxing. Although there was not a lazy bone in his body, he himself was renowned...
May 26th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery

David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Red. 1914. By David Milne. David Milne: Modern Painting enthrals at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer For his voyage into modernity, the painter David Milne was in good company, his work being shown at an early stage alongside that of Matisse, Braque, Monet and Van Gogh. Since then, he has been...
February 17th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley

Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley
Jansson’s Keep Sweden Clean poster. Tove Jansson: beyond Moominvalley By James Brewer Devotion to the oceans and to the cause of cleaner seas – such are among the many facets of an artist best known for her creation of the intriguing Moomin characters. The lesser chronicled characteristics of...
October 26th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery

John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Italian sailing Vessels at Anchor. John Singer Sargent: The Watercolours, at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer A marvellous watercolourist in between commissions for genteel society portraits, John Singer Sargent was when young a marine painter as much as anything. Throughout his life marine elements...
June 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates Adriaen van de Velde

Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates Adriaen van de Velde
The beach at Scheveningen, 1658. Oil on canvas. © Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates Adriaen van de Velde, master of landscape of the Dutch Golden Age By James Brewer He was the son of one of the greatest Dutch marine painters, and his older...
October 12th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Dulwich Picture Gallery gives painter of genius Winifred Knights first retrospective 70 years after her death

Dulwich Picture Gallery gives painter of genius Winifred Knights first retrospective 70 years after her death
The Deluge. Dulwich Picture Gallery gives painter of genius Winifred Knights first retrospective 70 years after her death By James Brewer A “Streatham girl of 21” was prominently featured in the Daily Graphic (price one penny) of Tuesday February 8, 1921. “Girl artist remodels the Flood, ” ran...
June 12th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Painting Norway: Nikolai Astrup. First UK show of ‘messenger of the Norwegian Spring’…

Painting Norway: Nikolai Astrup. First UK show of ‘messenger of the Norwegian Spring’…
Nikolai Astrup landscapes on show at Dulwich. Painting Norway: Nikolai Astrup. First UK show of ‘messenger of the Norwegian Spring’ is staged by Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer  Although he spent much of his life amid rural tranquillity, one of Norway’s greatest 20th century artists was...
February 16th, 2016 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The Amazing World of MC Escher…

The Amazing World of MC Escher…
A gallery view of MC Escher’s woodcuts Freighter, and Porthole. The Amazing World of MC Escher: a master of graphic illusion mesmerises in new show at Dulwich Picture Gallery By James Brewer In spring 1936, the Dutch graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher – whose woodcuts and lithographs are...
October 14th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Art | Read More

Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates peacetime and wartime watercolours and lithographs of artist Eric Ravilious

Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates peacetime and wartime watercolours and lithographs of artist Eric Ravilious
Dangerous Work at Low Tide. 1940. Watercolour and pencil on paper. By Eric Ravilious. Courtesy Ministry of Defence. Crown Copyright 2015. Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates peacetime and wartime watercolours and lithographs of artist Eric Ravilious,  By James Brewer Official war artist Eric Ravilious...
April 7th, 2015 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia…

From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia…
Indian War Canoe (Alert Bay), 1912. Oil on cardboard. By Emily Carr. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Purchase, gift of A Sydney Dawes. From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia. Dulwich Picture Gallery’s new exhibition celebrates a remarkable artist,  By James Brewer In everything,...
October 29th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More