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Figures from the art world discuss what constitutes as art today

IMG_0100t“All forms of art must co-exist”- so were the words of 2004 Turner Prize winner, Jeremy Deller at ‘ART Now’, an event which took place at the Gallery on 26 March. The conceptual artist joined Peter Bazalgette, the Chairman of the Arts Council, Liz Gilmore, Director of the Jerwood Gallery and the Gallery’s new Deputy Director, Andrew Macdonald, to chair a debate with a sold out audience of 140.

Channelling Hockney in ‘Perceptions and Reflections’ animation project

IMG_0100tEarlier this year, young people aged 11-15 explored David Hockney’s iconic prints in our exhibition Hockney, Printmaker in a five week project. Inspired by the artist’s use of the digital in his work, the group used photo and animation iPad applications to find new ways to reinterpret Hockney’s printmaking techniques.

Saying ‘I do’ at Dulwich Picture Gallery

IMG_0100tIf you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to celebrate your marriage in the presence of some of the most famous paintings in the world, then let Nick and Helena’s story paint a picture for you.

Watercolour reveals early view of the Gallery

IMG_0100tA new acquisition shows the Gallery’s spectacular enfilade as it would have been in the 1830s. The watercolour by James Stephanoff (c. 1788-1874), includes some of our most celebrated works including Gainsborough’s Linley Sisters hanging above the entrance, and the recently restored Saint Cecilia.