Issue 3 saw the first winner of The Courtauldian’s bimonthly photography competition.
The winner was Maria Grasso, a third year PhD student, with her fantastic shot of
the cleaning of the roof at the British Museum.
Submit your work to email@example.com for a chance to see it over
the centrefold of the next issue.
In an interview published in the Observer recently, the infamous ex-NPG and V&A director,
Sir Roy Strong, criticised museums and galleries for being obsessed with political
correctness. He believes that this reluctance to offend governing bodies which...
The Courtauld Gallery’s latest exhibition, Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901, opened its
doors on the 14th of February to a joyous, packed opening night. The newspapers have
since confirmed their approval, with a chorus of glowing reviews from every quarter
of the arts criterati. The tight focus of Barnaby Wright’s curation follows a series
of incisive exhibitions which hone in on a particular theme, time or notion. In this
latest show the Courtauld Gallery has been particularly impressive in its successful
negotiation of loans from many of the most important institutions across the globe,
meaning that this pivotal point in Picasso’s life can be explored in an exhilaratingly