Griselda Pollock and Daniella Luxembourg awarded honours by The Courtauld Institute of Art

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  • 22 Jul 2019

    Griselda Pollock and Daniella Luxembourg awarded honours by The Courtauld Institute of Art

    We are delighted to announce that Griselda Pollock and Daniella Luxembourg have been awarded prestigious honours by The Courtauld Institute of Art in recognition of their outstanding contributions to visual arts. Professor Griselda Pollock, a…

  • 12 Feb 2019

    Professor Peter Kidson
    (1925-2019)

    We announce with great sadness the death of Professor Peter Kidson –  alumnus, Emeritus Professor and Honorary Fellow of The Courtauld Institute of Art. His death takes away one of the most distinguished academics produced…

  • 18 Dec 2018

    Second AKO Curatorial Awards announced

    The second of a series of five annual Awards, presented by the AKO Foundation, was announced on 5 December 2018. The Award, offered to graduates of The Courtauld Institute’s MA Programme Curating the Arts Museum…

  • 13 Dec 2018

    Courtauld alumna Kaywin Feldman appointed new Director of National Gallery of Art in Washington

    We are thrilled to announce the news that Kaywin Feldman (MA 1991) has been appointed as the new Director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington! Formerly Director and President of the Minneapolis Institute…

  • 08 Mar 2018

    #PressforProgress – International Women’s Day 2018

    This year International Women’s Day (IWD) sees a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. International Women’s Day 2018 is particularly resonant for higher education in Britain because this year marks the 150th…

  • 14 Feb 2018

    John Sunderland, alumnus and former Witt Librarian

    It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of John Sunderland, alumnus and former Witt Librarian who passed away on on 16th January 2018. John was a former student of The Courtauld, taking…

  • 10 Jan 2018

    First AKO Curatorial Awards announced

    The first of a series of five annual Awards, presented by Nicolai Tangen, was announced on December 13 2017. The Award, offered this year to graduates of The Courtauld’s MA Programme Curating the Arts Museum…

  • 18 Dec 2017

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global Art Conservation Project supports the structural conservation of Botticelli’s Holy Trinity

    The Courtauld Institute of Art is thrilled to announce that Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global Art Conservation Project will provide a grant to support the structural restoration of The Courtauld’s Botticelli altarpiece. The Holy…

  • 14 Dec 2017

    Professor Michael Hirst (1933-2017)

    It is with the deepest sadness that we report the death today (14 December 2017) of Professor Michael Hirst (David Michael Geoffrey Hirst). Michael Hirst FBA was Professor Emeritus of The Courtauld Institute of Art,…

  • 23 Nov 2017

    Professor Linda Nochlin (1931-2017)

    It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of leading feminist and art historian Professor Linda Nochlin last month aged 86. Professor Nochlin specialised in the art of the 19th and 20th…

  • 14 Sep 2017

    Sir Robert Bruce Gardner (1943-2017)

    We are deeply saddened to report the death of Courtauld alumnus, former colleague and renowned conservator Sir Robert Bruce-Gardner, who was Head of the Department of Conservation and Technology from 1989 – 1999. Even after…

  • 12 Apr 2017

    Dr Anthea Brook, Alumna and former member of staff

    It is with great regret that we report that Dr Anthea Brook, an expert in 17th century Florentine sculpture, alumna and member of staff in the Witt Library from 1987-2009, has passed away. Dr Anthea Brook…

  • 20 Dec 2016

    Courtauld alumna Jennifer Scott appointed as new Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery

    Dulwich Picture Gallery has announced the appointment of Jennifer Scott to the position of Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery, succeeding Ian A C Dejardin after his 12 year leadership. Scott will take up her…

  • 16 Dec 2016

    Courtauld alumna named 2016 NEON Curatorial Award winner

    The NEON Curatorial Award was established in 2012 to champion curatorial excellence, and is part of an ongoing partnership between the Whitechapel Gallery and NEON, a non-profit organisation in Athens. Building links between emerging curators…

  • 25 Nov 2016

    East Anglia Alumni Group Launched

    From Cecily Hennessy (PhD 2001): In September we launched the regional alumni group for East Anglia, including alumni from Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. The first visit was to the Red House in Aldeburgh, the home…

  • 25 Nov 2016

    Courtauld Annual Book Sale raises £40,000 for students

    This year’s Annual Book Sale was our most successful ever due to a very generous donation from the estate of Brian Sewell, who sadly passed away last year. This donation, which amounted to over 10,000…

  • 07 Nov 2016

    Courtauld alumnus Giles Waterfield 1949-2016

    We are deeply saddened to report the death of Giles Waterfield whose career embraced a variety of roles – museum director, curator, art historian, teacher, novelist – all of which he  conducted with unique flair…

  • 15 Mar 2016

    Courtauld alumna Anita Brookner dies aged 87

    Author: Professor Deborah Swallow, Märit Rausing Director, The Courtauld Institute of Art It is with very great sadness that we learn of the death of Anita Brookner, Courtauld alumna and former member of The Courtauld’s…

  • 25 Feb 2016

    Courtauld alumnus appointed Director of Sir John Soane’s Museum

    The Trustees of Sir John Soane’s Museum have announced that Bruce Boucher (Courtauld Institute of Art MA, 1974 and PhD, 1987) has been appointed Director of Sir John Soane’s Museum. Bruce Boucher, who is currently…

  • 17 Jan 2016

    Courtauld alumna appointed new Director of Tate Modern

    Courtauld alumna, Frances Morris has been named as the new Director of Tate Modern, succeeding Chris Dercon Frances will become the fourth director of Tate Modern in its 16-year history, succeeding Lars Nittve, Vicente Todoli…

  • 07 Jan 2016

    Courtauld alumnus recognised in New Year Honours

    Congratulations to Courtauld alumnus Professor Maurice Howard who has been made an OBE for services to higher education and architectural heritage in the New Year Honours list. Professor Howard was awarded his MA from The…

  • 21 Sep 2015

    Courtauld alumnus Brian Sewell dies aged 84

    Brian Sewell, art critic, author, columnist and Courtauld alumnus died aged 84 on 19 September 2015. Best known to the British public as arts broadcaster and art critic of the London Evening Standard, he drew…

  • 04 Sep 2015

    Alumna appointed Director of NBMAA

    Courtauld alumna, Min Jung Kim, has been appointed Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA) in Connecticut. NBMAA is the oldest American art museum in the USA and Kim will be its…

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