Introducing Rubens to Sickert: The Study of Drawing

Originally published by Reading Museum on 14 April 2021 The newest exhibition to arrive at Reading Museum, in partnership with the University of Reading Art Collections, is Rubens to Sickert: The Study of Drawing. In this blog, join Curator of the University of Reading Art Collections, Dr Naomi Lebens, as she introduces the exhibition, revealing the historic connection […]

From Sea Creatures to Slogans: Game-playing with Bob and Roberta Smith RA

Written by Dr Naomi Lebens, Curator of the University of Reading’s Art Collection. Originally posted on Reading Museum‘s blog on 8th June 2020. ANIMAL: World Art Journeys is not an exhibition in which you would naturally expect to find paintings by the artist and Royal Academician Bob and Roberta Smith (b.1963), and especially not paintings of sea […]