Posts tagged with 'El Greco'
6 May 2011 by Alison Cornmell
There are only seven days left before the exhibition A Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro finishes.
It seems like only last week that Culture Minister Ed Vaizey was giving the opening speech at the private view in February, now there is only a week left before it closes on Saturday 15 May.
24 March 2011 by Alison Cornmell
Last week our guest blogger Jack Poland visited the Museum of Liverpool, this week he visited the Walker Art Gallery. Jack heard Canon Jules Gomes on Radio Merseyside’s Daybreak talking about the religious art in ‘A Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro’ and went over to take a look himself.
Canon Jules Gomes, of the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, was at the Walker Art Gallery this week in his first of four theological reflections on the Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro exhibition. The discussions took place for BBC Radio Merseyside’s Daybreak as we approach Easter, focussing on a single painting each week. Read more…
2 February 2011 by Lisa
We’ve just released a new video to give you all a sneak preview of our upcoming exhibition ‘A Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro’, opening on Friday 18 February at the Walker Art Gallery!
Our video gives a taste of what’s going to be on display and lets you ‘zoom in’ and get closer to some of the paintings.
The exhibition will show the changing tastes of prolific art collector, David Lewis and his family. Expect to see serene landscapes by Sisley, a dramatic battle scene by Rubens and stunning portraits like the Vouet work pictured above.
If you want to see the exhibition before everyone else, then enter our Twitter competition! Up for grabs are 3 pairs of tickets to the private view of the exhibition at the Walker on Thursday 17 February. Read more…
27 January 2011 by Karen
Just a few weeks to the opening of the next must-see exhibition at the Walker, ‘A Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro’. Old Masters like Rubens, El Greco, Delacroix and Cranach are included alongside Impressionists such as Pissarro and Sisley in a tour of five centuries of art.
If you can’t make it to the exhibition, fancy doing a bit of reading in advance or just can’t wait to visit, then the accompanying catalogue is for you. All of the exhibition works are featured, each with its own double page spread, and at £9.99 it’s a snip at twice the price. Read more…