Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement
Dr Alexandra Gerstein discusses the work of Auguste Rodin and his long-term passion for capturing expressive movement in drawings and small scale sculptures.
Collecting Gauguin: Samuel Courtauld in the 1920s
The Courtauld Gallery holds the UK's most important collection of works by the Post-Impressionist master Paul Gauguin. This video offers a fascinating insight into the development of Gauguin's reputation in the UK.
The Courtauld Gallery worked with The Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company to create a dance piece inspired by Auguste Rodin’s sculptures.
Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901
1901 marks the breakthrough year when a nineteen-year-old Picasso premiered his work as an artist. Dr Barnaby Wright examines paintings from Picasso’s first pivotal show in Paris.
Peter Lanyon Soaring Flight
Toby Treves explores a remarkable and unprecedented series of paintings by Peter Lanyon, one of Britain’s most important and original post-war artists.
Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat
Dr Karen Serres discusses the work of Bridget Riley, one of the leading artists of her generation, and how Riley’s early seminal encounter with a single painting by Seurat has profoundly shaped her artistic development.
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Dr Barnaby Wright discusses the work of Egon Schiele, one of the most important artists of the early 20th century and a central figure of Austrian Expressionism.