News Archice May 2021

Creating a National Collection #6 Behind the Scenes: installing the exhibition

26 May 2021

Here at Southampton City Art Gallery, we are so excited to reopen tomorrow and share with visitors our new exhibition, Creating a National Collection: the partnership between Southampton City Art Gallery and the National Gallery (28 May – 4 September). As part of the planning and installation process, lots of choices have been made and help has been given by all of the Southampton team... Read More »

Creating a National Collection #5 Claude Monet

13 May 2021

Hi, my name is Jemma, Curatorial Trainee with the National Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery. Today I wanted to talk more about the pairing of two paintings by Claude Monet which will appear together for the first time in the upcoming exhibition Creating a National Collection. Claude Monet was a leading French Impressionist landscape painter during the late nineteenth-century. From the... Read More »

Creating a National Collection #4 Sofonisba Anguissola

5 May 2021

Hello! My name is Giulia Calvi, I am a student at the Courtauld Institute of Art, currently halfway through my master’s degree in Curating the Art Museum. I grew up in Northern Italy, in a small town on Lake Maggiore not too distant from the Swiss border, before moving to the UK to study Philosophy at King’s College London. As part of my MA programme, we students have the opportunity to... Read More »

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