Do the personal objects from Matisse’s studio form a secret history to his art? Matisse in the Studio at the RA

 by Nilay Patel, EY Alumnus I was never the artistic type and always thought this was due to having neither the skill nor the inspiration to create something. Previous Matisse exhibitions (e.g. ‘Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs’ at the Tate Modern in 2014) focused on his skill and ability to make radical art with creative flair. ‘Matisse … More Do the personal objects from Matisse’s studio form a secret history to his art? Matisse in the Studio at the RA

Is she even a she? Anatomy of a Doll at the Royal Academy of Arts

 by Romana Khan – Assurance, Audit, EY UK&I The life room in the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is a relic of art education, where life drawing was essential. This now houses the Anatomy of a Doll installation by Cathie Pilkington, where in every corner lives a new face. In the room where a life model would have … More Is she even a she? Anatomy of a Doll at the Royal Academy of Arts

David Hockney at Tate Britain. How has his work changed over 60 years?

 by Michael Zhang – Assurance, Audit, EY UK&I It was a pleasure to attend a corporate members’ private view of David Hockney at Tate Britain on 21 March – a much valued perk of the EY Tate Arts Partnership. I was initially amazed by the huge scale of the exhibition, with twelve sizeable galleries, each with … More David Hockney at Tate Britain. How has his work changed over 60 years?

Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh: How did Inspiring Impressionism make an inspiring impression on young visitors from EY Smart Futures?

by Nikki Gandy, Development Manager – Corporate Support at National Galleries of Scotland Nikki Gandy is the National Galleries of Scotland’s Development Manager for Corporate Support, looking after the corporate sponsorships for the galleries’ exhibitions, education programmes and capital projects. The National Galleries of Scotland continually looks for collaborative ways of adding value to our … More Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh: How did Inspiring Impressionism make an inspiring impression on young visitors from EY Smart Futures?

How can we give a voice to children’s imaginations? A family arts workshop at Tate Modern

 By Maddy Cullen, Events Associate To celebrate The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam, we held two workshops at Tate Modern for our EY people, clients and their families. The workshops, combined, allowed us to entertain and inspire 14 families on a cold winter’s Sunday afternoon. Artist, Daniel Wallis, welcomed the families on arrival and asked them … More How can we give a voice to children’s imaginations? A family arts workshop at Tate Modern

What is it like in an artist’s studio? Behind the scenes with Vanessa Jackson

 By Angharad Mountford, EY Copywriter It’s a funny thing, stepping into an artist’s studio. Perhaps it’s like tiptoeing around someone’s bedroom, or opening up a private diary – there’s a feeling that you are entering a sacred space, one in which ideas are formed, decisions are made, creativity is initiated and yet one which also feels … More What is it like in an artist’s studio? Behind the scenes with Vanessa Jackson