Edward Francis Burney, The Antique School at New Somerset House, c.1780. Pen and ink with watercolour wash on laid paper. The gallery at wimbledon is pleased to present The Whiteness of Paper, an exhibition organised in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts and The Centre for Drawing, a Research Centre of the University of the Arts London.
Focusing on a rarely seen strength of the Royal Academy’s Collection, curators Stephen Farthing RA (Rootstein Hopkins Professor of Drawing at the University of the Arts London) and Nick Savage (Head of Collections at the Royal Academy of Arts) have chosen works on paper by British architects and artists working from the mid-18th century through to the end of the 20th century.
Selected drawings and sketchbooks include those by Frederic, Lord Leighton, Sir George Clausen, Sir John Everett Millais, Dame Laura Knight, George Stubbs, Sir Frank Brangwyn and the architects CR Cockerell and Sir TG Jackson.
Exhibition opening times
Friday 1 February – Friday 15 February 2008
Closed on Sundays
Venue and public contact details
the gallery at wimbledon
Wimbledon College of Art,
Merton Hall Road, London,
Telephone: +44 (0)207 514 9703
Symposium: ‘The value of teaching collections in drawing today’
Speakers include Professor Stephen Farthing RA and Nick Savage, Head of Collections at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Thursday 14 February 2008, 2pm
Wimbledon College of Art, Merton Hall Road, London SW19 3QA
To book a ticket for the symposium please contact The Research Centre please email email@example.com or telephone 020 7514 9706.