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New Visiting Fellow
Paul Hobson, Director of Modern Art October 2014 Oxford and former Director of the Contemporary Arts Society, has been elected a Visiting Fellow from October 2014. He will helping us to develop and publicise the college art collection.
 
Pieter Breughel the Younger painting 
The College owns what is believed to be a 16C studio copy of  Pieter Breughel the elder’s Flemish Proverbs, the original being in Berlin. Last autumn  Dr Jon Whiteley of the Ashmolean and  and Ruth Bubb , Conservator,   discussed the painting and conservation needs. It is now being investigated and restored alonside 3 other Breughel works from major collections. We plan to report on the art historical and scientific findings when the picture returns.
 
New Purchase
We have bought a painting by the very distinguished sculptor and painter Phyllida Barlow RA. An art committee sub-group saw this work at the October Frieze Art fair organised for us by the Contempoary Art Society.

 

 

 
 
 
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