Rethinking Foundational Histories

A little booster Kate wrote for our exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery last summer (only now online):

“The National Portrait Gallery rehangs its permanent galleries at least twice a year. This summer, the Robert Oatley gallery, which typically displays the ‘earliest works from the NPG collection’, is curated with a particular focus in mind. Titled Facing New Worlds, the rehang centres on the relationships forged between Europeans and Indigenous people during the formative Age of Empire – roughly the 1760s to the 1840s – and pivots around small clusters of individuals rather than moving from one important person to the next….” To continue reading, head over to the NPG’s website here.

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