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Concert - The Early Music Show at The Queen's Gallery

Tuesday, 8 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join BBC Radio 3's Early Music Show for a special performance by Carole Cerasi who will play the harpsichord made for Frederick. Prince of Wales.... Read more about Concert - The Early Music Show at The Queen's Gallery

Short Talk: From paper to metal, from metal to paper

Thursday, 6 March 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Unlike their works in this exhibition the early careers of the late Anthony Caro and Phillip King had much in common. In this talk Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and Drawings, will compare Caro's elemental life study... Read more about Short Talk: From paper to metal, from metal to paper

Short Talk: Architecture and architects

Thursday, 27 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The Diamond Jubilee Gifts from the Royal Academy members include works by painters, sculptors and architects. In this talk Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings,  will look in detail at the drawings submitted by architects whose intriguing... Read more about Short Talk: Architecture and architects

Lecture: Castiglione, the most original draftsman of the Baroque?

Wednesday, 26 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This event will have live speech-to-text transcription.... Read more about Lecture: Castiglione, the most original draftsman of the Baroque?

Short Talk: Precision and Accident: Tess Jaray and Frank Bowling

Thursday, 20 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Abstraction, or the rejection of the depiction of real-life things, appears in many forms in Gifted. In this talk Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings, will compare the use of complete precision and the exploitation of chance in two very... Read more about Short Talk: Precision and Accident: Tess Jaray and Frank Bowling

Short Talk: Castiglione, Hidden drawings revealed

Thursday, 13 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The need to remount many of the drawings for the current exhibition provided an opportunity to remove old backings from three of the drawings. In this talk Alan Donnithorne, Head of Paper Conservation, will show how conservation work revealed two... Read more about Short Talk: Castiglione, Hidden drawings revealed

Course: Life drawing and composition, Discover the artist’s artist

Saturday, 8 February 2014 to Sunday, 9 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Sold Out: Inspired by Castiglione, perhaps the most innovative and technically brilliant Italian draftsman of his time, this 2-day drawing course will explore how to use one model to create a cast of many.  Taught by Marcus Cornish,... Read more about Course: Life drawing and composition, Discover the artist’s artist

Short Talk: Painting in print

Thursday, 6 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Castiglione produced a number of monotype prints which are surprisingly painterly in execution. Four centuries later, the British artist Norman Ackroyd approaches the creation of his etched landscapes through a technique of painting acid on to the... Read more about Short Talk: Painting in print

Lecture: The Genius of Castiglione

Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Timothy Standring, Gates Foundation Curator at the Denver Art Museum and co-curator of the exhibition to discuss how Castiglione’s etching The Genius of Castiglione proclaims his fame as an artist. Learning about some of the trials and... Read more about Lecture: The Genius of Castiglione

Short Talk: Castiglione, first practitioner of the monotype

Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Castiglione is the first artist known to have produced prints using the technique of the monotype. In this talk, Timothy J. Standring, Gates Foundation Curator at the Denver Art Museum and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss Castiglione’s... Read more about Short Talk: Castiglione, first practitioner of the monotype

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