Sir John Pope-Hennessy(1913-1994), Art historian and museums director
Sitter in 5 portraits
Art historian; director successively of the Victoria and Albert Museum (1967-73) and the British Museum (1974-6); an authority on the art of the Renaissance, his numerous publications include many books on Italian sculpture.
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.