Madame Butterfly is Helen Frankenthaler’s woodcut print masterpiece. Radical Beauty Curator Jane Findlay explores the painstaking process behind this enormous work.
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Curatorial Assistant, Phoebe Evans takes a closer look at Venus and Mercury, the largest of two fragments of an early painting by Nicolas Poussin.
In November, Dulwich Picture Gallery welcomed a pair of Canaletto’s finest view paintings. Made during the artist’s visits to England from 1746 to 1755, the two works allow us to step back in time to an impression of eighteenth-century London, where beauty is privileged over gritty urban life.
Dulwich Picture Gallery was deeply saddened to hear of the death of the Gallery’s Patron, Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, KG. He was Chair of Trustees at the Gallery (1994 - 2000) during a formative period in its history.
Cora Chalaby explores Helen Frankenthaler's Madame Butterfly - an extraordinary woodcut which sits in the final room of our exhibition.
Get your Christmas shopping wrapped up early this year with our guide to the ultimate art-inspired gifts.
Helen Frankenthaler was painter, printmaker, sculptor, ceramicist and one-time set designer. PhD candidate Cora Chalaby explores Frankenthaler’s oeuvre by highlighting a range of her works in different media.
‘The Health Centre’s Quilt’, a 2D artwork by local artist collective Bamidele Awoyemi, Farouk Agoro and Livia Wang, is now on display at Tessa Jowell Health Centre in East Dulwich.
This month Dulwich Picture Gallery welcomes a work by Rob and Nick Carter. The husband-and-wife artistic duo have been collaborating for over twenty years and their work has been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide, including the Frick collection in New York.
For the first time ever Claude Monet’s 'Water Lilies and Agapanthus' (1914–1917) will travel to the UK for a special display as part of our major new exhibition Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty.
For a long time, the identity of the enigmatic figure standing behind the pendulum of the Dulwich clock has been a mystery. However, recent research has led to an important discovery about who this character could be. The answer may lie in the collection of the Louvre, Paris…
We explore how thinking about light has influenced works in our collection and even the gallery architecture itself.
The first art commission for the Tessa Jowell Health Centre (TJHC) in East Dulwich has been awarded to Bamidele Awoyemi, Farouk Agoro and Livia Wang, a collective of artists from South London.
Rachel Potts speaks to artist Joy Gregory about how working with plants has helped her to deal with the stresses of the pandemic.
We are inviting expressions of interest from ambitious and creative companies who can provide a high-quality food and drink offer that will propel the Gallery Café into being a destination in its own right.
Dulwich Picture Gallery has announced the three shortlisted artists in the running to create a site-specific artwork at the newly opened Tessa Jowell Health Centre in East Dulwich.
Occupying the space between artistic tradition and contemporary realism, photographer Richard Learoyd creates unprecedentedly authentic portraits. We spoke to him about the fascinating process behind the works featured in Unearthed.
Here are the winning entries to our #unearthedathome photography competition, and what our judges had to say about them
The editor of In View, Alex Morrison on how Dulwich Picture Gallery's partnership with the new Tessa Jowell Health Centre is boosting momentum for the arts and wellness movement.
Treat the wonderful mums in your life this Mother’s Day with our selection of unique, inspiring and artful gifts.
Many of us see fashion as a vital part of the way we project our identity. In this article we explore portraits from our collection in which the sitters considered their clothes in the same way.
Who were the first female photographers? Discover the work of early female photographers Sarah Anne Bright, Cecilia Glaisher and Anna Atkins, who all feature in our major exhibition Unearthed: Photography’s Roots.
If you’re missing travel to pastures new at the moment, why not take time to indulge in a virtual journey through some of the captivating landscapes of our collection – as chosen by the Gallery team.
Artists throughout history have turned to still life to find magic in the mundane. We're encouraging you to create your own still life photographs at home, using plants, flowers and objects you have to hand, and a camera - the one on your phone will do!
We interview British-Balinese artist Sinta Tantra to find out more about her new mural, The Grand Tour, inspired by Gallery architect Sir John Soane.
We've wrapped up our favourites from the Gallery Shop to help make your gift-buying this year a doddle!
We are hugely grateful to receive this lifeline grant from the Department of Culture, Media and Sport and Arts Council England. Read this statement from our Director, Jennifer Scott.
We chat to Lisa Stickley, the award winning designer behind our exciting new shop range celebrating the Gallery’s iconic architecture, to find out about her inspiration, her ideal south east London day out and more...
Our shop is back online and in pop-up form at the Gallery, packed with a fantastic range of books, accessories, homeware and much more! To celebrate we’ve rifled through our shelves to bring you our favourites…
Discover the fascinating work of Japanese photographer Kazumasa Ogawa, whose hand-coloured collotypes from the 1890s look as though they could have been made yesterday.