E-news bulletin January 2023
Our next lecture, Pieter Bruegel the Elder: peasants, proverbs and landscapes, given by Paula Nuttall will be delivered via Zoom on 6 February at 5pm. Booking is now open.
There are still places available on our next two courses: Whistler, Sickert and the avant-garde, led by Jo Rhymer starting on 6 January via Zoom, and starting on 25 January an in-person course, Carolingian Art and the Carolingian Renovatio, led by Sally Dormer.
London Art History Society Research Fund
When the Society makes an annual surplus from events we donate the proceeds to institutions involved in art and architecture. The Birkbeck Art History Department is a regular beneficiary. Post-graduate students can apply for small grants from the fund to support their research. You can follow this link to find out more from students in receipt of recent awards about how have they have used our donation to support their studies.
NOW SHOWING IN LONDON
PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY, until 19 February 2023
Chris Killip, retrospective
A survey of the British photographer’s work to date, in particular documenting the lives of communities affected by deindustrialisation in the North of England.
BRITISH MUSEUM, until 5 March 2023
Art on paper since 1960: the Hamish Parker Collection
The Print Room presents over a hundred works from the collection demonstrating the range of styles and techniques used in producing works on paper.
FASHION AND TEXTILE MUSEUM, until 12 March 2023
Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern
The show includes some of the artist-designer’s original artworks as well as those from selected international quilters and makers inspired by Fassett. In addition, on display are textile works, photographs and archival material demonstrating his wide-ranging oeuvre over 50 years.
ESTORICK COLLECTION, 6 January-30 April 2023
Giorgio Morandi: Masterpieces from the Magnani-Rocca Foundation
On display is the foundation’s entire collection consisting of fifty of Morandi’s works, featuring some rare pieces including a self-portrait.
WALLACE COLLECTION, 19 January 2023, 1-2pm, online
A Closer Look at the Miniatures in the Wallace Collection
Dr Lucy Davis will explore the miniature collection in the museum to reveal the techniques and materials used in the creation of miniature painting.
WALLACE COLLECTION/RIBA, 24/25 January 2023, 2-4pm
Hertford and Dorchester: Two London Treasure Houses
The event will explore the construction of these two houses built for two avid art collectors to display their collections.
THE LIGHTROOM, KINGS CROSS, 25 January-23 April 2023
David Hockney: Bigger and Closer
The show is an opportunity to experience Hockney’s fascination with new media, to discover his working practices and also to view rare works and new pieces.
EXHIBITIONS SHOWING AT MAJOR LONDON GALLERIES IN JANUARY 2023
You will find a listing of exhibitions showing now and in the future here.