British art came into its own in the 18th century. For the first time artists born in Britain set the European standard in portraiture and landscape, for which the country’s art has come to be best known and most admired.
Tour the current installation of paintings from the Berger Collection, including many by their followers, with curator Kathleen Stuart.
Conversations with Curators feature lively discussions with different curators on the first Friday of the month. All Conversations are free with general admission and no reservations are needed.
Meet at 4 pm in the elevator lobby of level 6 of the North Building.
Image: John Hoppner (British, 1758–1810), Captain George Porter, 1789. Oil paint on canvas, 91 x 56 ½ in. (231.1 x 143.5 cm). Lent by the Berger Collection, TL-17838