Master Drawings Archive

Nick’s Picks – Our Guide to Fathers Day Gifting

With Father’s Day just a few weeks away, we asked Nick Turner, Buyer at The Courtauld Gallery Shop, for his top five gift ideas for Dad. Gift Membership to The Courtauld Gallery, from £55 per year Gift Membership is a wonderful present for art lovers that lasts all year. Members can participate in a special events programme, take […]

Crazy in Love

According to the shop displays and florists since New Year’s Day, the celebration of love and chocolate is around the corner. To celebrate Valentine’s Day here at the Gallery, we took a look at our collection’s best depictions of love.   The Nerli Chest, Biagio d’Antonio, 1472 One of a pair of chests made to […]

Trials and triumphs of student curating: MA Curating Exhibition 2014

Madeleine Kennedy, MA Curating the Art Museum student and co-curator of Impress: Print Making Expanded in Contemporary Art. . After months of planning, today we finally begin installing Impress: Print Making Expanded in Contemporary Art. In the last two weeks the curating process has really gained momentum. Last Wednesday my day was filled with a solid nine […]

Spotlight on a Masterpiece: Toulouse-Lautrec’s Au Lit

Whilst this summer’s show Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from The Courtauld Gallery has now left our shores, having been lovingly packed into bespoke transportation crates, it has found a very happy resting place at The Frick Collection in New York until 27 January 2013. The exhibition has received some wonderful reviews including the New […]

Master Drawings: The End… and the Beginning

It’s hard to believe it, but Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from The Courtauld Gallery has ended. The last curator’s talk has been given, the last Late (with some dazzling headgear) has taken place, and over this past week, the drawings themselves have been deinstalled. The end of an exhibition is always bittersweet. There’s the […]