Conversations

Portrait Prints from the Barber’s Collection Featuring stunning works by Rembrandt, Goya, Cezanne and Picasso, this display spans four centuries of portrait printmaking. It explores the different compositional approaches, styles and techniques adopted by artists that contribute to an evolving dialogue about the purpose and practice of portraiture. Organized to complement the exhibition ‘Lasting Impressions‘, … Read more

A River Runs Through It

Works on Paper from the Barber’s Collection To coincide with this summer’s display of 17th-century seascapes, this selection of works on paper travels upstream to highlight the importance of rivers in everyday life. Featuring prints and drawings by, or after, artists such as Wenceslas Hollar, Turner, Whistler and Max Klinger, the display explored themes of … Read more

Lasting Impressions

20th-century Portrait Prints From etchings to a plasticine print, Lasting Impressions brings together works that document the renaissance of the portrait print from the early 20th century to the present day. By the late 1800s, printmaking had undergone such monumental technological changes that its status had sunk to that of mere reproduction. However, in response, … Read more