The Curator Series
Get to know the National Gallery curatorial team as they share insights into key works from the collection.
Dr Deborah Hart on Rosalie Gascoigne
Dr Deborah Hart on one of her favourite works of art in the National Gallery's collection, Rosalie Gascoigne's Suddenly the lake, 1995.
Curator of Pacific Arts, Crispin Howarth
Curator of Pacific Arts, Crispin Howarth shares the myth of Mugus, lord of pigs – created by the Adzera people, Markham vally, of the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea in the mid 17th century.
Dr Rebecca Edwards on Alison Rehfisch
Curator of Australian Art Dr Rebecca Edwards shares a brand new acquisition – Alison Rehfisch's Lemon and grey.
Imogen Dixon-Smith on Hannah Hoch
Our Kenneth E. Tyler Curator of International Prints and Drawings, Imogen Dixon-Smith discusses work by Hannah Hoch.
Dr Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax on Cressida Campbell
Curator of Australian Prints and Drawings and curator of Cressida Campbell, Dr Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax shares her favourite work in the exhibition.
Dr Shaune Lakin on Olive Cotton
Let Senior Curator of Photography, Dr Shaune Lakin, draw you in to the universe of Olive Cotton.
Carol Cain on Mochizuki IV
Not only do we love the insights of Senior Curator of Asian Art, Carol Cains on Mochizuki IV, but we also love her effortlessly matching the work.
Deidre Cannon on Jenny Watson
Curatorial Assistant of Australian Art, Deidre Cannon explores the materials, the influences and the symbols in Jenny Watson's The Horse hospital in our Australian art galleries.
David Greenhalgh on Robert Rauschenberg’s Pull
Curator David Greenhalgh is back to give us some insights into Robert Rauschenberg's Pull in Rauschenberg & Johns: Significant Others.
Sally Foster on Kara Walker
Our Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings Sally Foster introduces Kara Walker's immense work Your World is About to Change - a new acquisition for the National Gallery.
David Greenhalgh on Robert Rauschenberg’s Booster
Let curator David Greenhalgh talk you through Robert Rauschenberg's Booster – a self-portrait of inner man..
Rebecca Blake on Fiona Hall
Assistant for Australia Art Rebecca Blake explores Fiona Hall's exquisite and intricate Paradisus Terrestris in Australian Art.
Anne O’Hehir on Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore
Curator of Photography Anne O'Hehir introduces us to the creative relationship of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore and the last remaining photocollage created for their book Aveux non avenus (unavowed confessions).
David Greenhlagh on Jasper Johns
Decoding Jasper Johns Color numeral series with curator David Greenhalgh in Rauschenberg & Johns: Significant Others.
Dr Rebecca Edwards on Inge King
Curator of Australian Art, Dr Rebecca Edwards shares a love for Inge King's work, looking at King's Figure in oak, in our Australian art galleries.