Photography in the gallery

Photography in the gallery

Many art lovers vocalise their disappointment when a gallery lifts a prohibition on photography. There are claims that letting photography into the sacred gallery space is a rude violation of quiet looking: photography, some argue, gets in the way of really experiencing a work of art. It makes the act of viewing a superficial and [...]

The Courtauld

The Courtauld

The Courtauld is a wonderfully intimate gallery. It’s small and often very quiet, and there are no rope barriers around the paintings, so you can get very close to them. Because it’s so small, you can easily see all or much of the collection in one day. When I go to the National Gallery, I [...]