Posts tagged with 'works on paper'
10 June 2016 by Lisa
Curator, Alex Patterson, tells us some of the stories behind the watercolours in the Walker Art Gallery’s collection…
“Digitising the works on paper collection is such a great project to work on. I get to see all the wonderful watercolours and drawings that are rarely displayed due to their light sensitivity. Read more…
As well as putting on exhibitions of our collections, we also have staff working hard behind the scenes to photograph our works so they can be shared online.Here’s one of our specialist photographers, Steve Judson, who has been working on our ‘works on paper’ collection.
“Whilst carrying out research for my degree some years ago, I read the following quotation by Susan Sontag the American essayist, literary critic and cultural theorist:
“the painter constructs, the photographer discloses.”