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
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?
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
Watch Frances Morris, Director of Tate Modern, talk about how The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam speaks of the bigger world history that Tate are now exploring. “Wifredo Lam’s work speaks of modernism and global hydbridity – we’ve sort of been trying to decolonise modernism” “EY’s suport has given us the confidence and security to take on … More How has The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam complemented Tate’s aim to explore emerging new history about international modern art?
Watch Matthew Gale, co-curator of The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern, talk about Wifredo Lam’s artwork, the significance of Lam in art history and the key responsibilities of curating an exhibition which displays the work of an artist who is no longer with us. “Lam was a cosmopolitan modernist”
Watch the interview with our Arts Sponsorship Partner, Michel Driessen, to find out. Born in Cuba, widely travelled and of mixed-heritage, Lam had a keen global awareness and understanding of different cultures. As a global firm, we also recognise the importance of drawing on different perspectives. The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam is open until 8 … More Why does supporting Wifredo Lam matter?
By Lillith Vanian-George, Fraud & Investigation (F&I), Assurance I have always been interested in art, as a child I paid more attention in art class than math (probably explains my grades)! As I grew into my teens, however, I started to wonder if my (amateur at best) knowledge of art was enough to really appreciate galleries. … More How can we appreciate art without knowing much about it? A beginner’s guide