Posts tagged "save-van-dyck"

Saved: Van Dyck's Self-portrait

1 May 2014

Sir Anthony Van Dyck's final self-portrait has been bought by the National Portrait Gallery, following the success of a public appeal by the Gallery and the Art Fund.

Van Dyck: The inspiration behind Viper Wine

13 March 2014

Hermione Eyre writes about how Van Dyck's work sparked the idea for her novel, Viper Wine, and explains why his final self-portrait should hang in a public collection.

Save Van Dyck: Donate to win prizes

7 March 2014

From next week, in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery, we're entering text donors into some fabulous prize draws.

Letter from the Director: In search of ingenuity

5 March 2014

In his Art Quarterly column, Art Fund Director Stephen Deuchar sees British creativity shining on many fronts, and shares his thoughts on Save Van Dyck, Museum of the Year and Edible Masterpieces.

Save Van Dyck: Export-stop extended

17 February 2014

We are thrilled to announce that our fundraising campaign with the National Portrait Gallery, to buy Van Dyck's final self-portrait for the nation, has been extended by five months.

Art news – weekly round-up

7 February 2014

Success for the Van Dyck campaign, the opening of Bailey's stellar new exhibition and public outrage at a sculpture of a half-naked sleepwalking man – we round up the top art stories of the week.

Budget cuts and export stops

5 February 2014

The Art Fund's Director, Stephen Deuchar, responds to a Guardian report about UK-owned works of art that have been sold to private collections overseas.

Save Van Dyck: £3.2m raised so far

31 January 2014

The Art Fund and the National Portrait Gallery are pleased to announce that the fundraising campaign for Van Dyck's final self-portrait has so far raised £3.2m.

Save Van Dyck: FAQs

12 December 2013

We recently launched a fundraising appeal to help the National Portrait Gallery buy Van Dyck's final self-portrait. Here are our answers to some frequently asked questions about the campaign.

David Verey on export stops

9 December 2013

In the wake of our Van Dyck campaign launch, the Art Fund's chairman celebrates previous successful export stops – from a Manet masterpiece to Jane Austen's ring.

Winter issue of Art Quarterly out now

2 December 2013

How to paint a masterpiece, the allure of Sherlock Holmes, and features on Van Dyck, Stanley Spencer and Joseph Wright of Derby – all exclusive to Art Fund members in the Winter 2013 issue of Art Quarterly.

Why Anthony Van Dyck was Britain's first art star

29 November 2013

The National Portrait Gallery is trying to drum up millions to buy a Van Dyck self-portrait. So why is this Belgian artist so important to British art history? Guardian art critic Jonathan Jones makes a case for the campaign.

Van Dycks we've helped buy

25 November 2013

This isn't the first time the Art Fund has helped with the acquisition of a work by the prolific 17th-century artist; 15 other Van Dyck paintings have been bought for UK museums and galleries, thanks to our support.

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