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Curators in Conversation: Ribera and the Anatomy of an Exhibition


Edward Payne and Xavier Bray, co-curators of Ribera: Art of Violence at Dulwich Picture Gallery (26 September 2018 – 27 January 2019). Take audiences on the seven-year-long journey behind this collaboration, Edward and Xavier share their initial conversations, the project’s unexpected twists and turns, and the range of visitor responses – squeamish, startled and even surprised – to the first ever Ribera exhibition in the UK.

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Conserving Old Master Paintings with Rupert Featherstone

Rupert Featherstone, Director of the Hamilton-Kerr Institute in Cambridge, talks about the processes and techniques involved in conserving Old Master paintings. He also discusses the Institute’s current restoration project involving two paintings in the Royal Collection by Canaletto. We then go the Fitzwilliam Museum, were Rupert shows how conservation can fundamentally change our understanding of a painting.


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Colnaghi Studies Journal -03

We are pleased to announce that the October 2018 volume of COLNAGHI STUDIES JOURNAL is now online. The current issue is largely dedicated to the renowned scholar of Venetian art, Jennifer Fletcher, in celebration of her outstanding contribution to the discipline of Art History on the occasion of her eightieth birthday.





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Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill, Masterpieces from Horace Walpole's Collection

20 October 2018
until 24 February 2019

Strawberry Hill House & Garden

Mantegna and Bellini


until 27 January 2019

National Gallery, London

Ribera: Art of Violence

September 26, 2018
to 27 January, 2019

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London