Celebrating the role of art in court culture in the reign of the Stuart Kings, two exhibitions in London, Charles I: King and Collector, Charles II: Art & Power
Costume, with the influence of fashion, fulfills many of our aesthetic dreams and is a worthy medium for creative expression reflecting a culture and its social growth.
Shows by the Royal Collection Trust are to coin a Georgian phrase a great gaze and in 2014 go from costume to comic art, poets, photographs & people to painting
In Fine Style at the Queen’s Gallery explores the costume worn by British monarchs during the 16th and 17th centuries through portraits in the Royal Collection
Portraiture is a language of expression with its own grammar and vocabulary. During the fourteenth century paintings of individuals were given a third dimension