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The Burlington Magazine Centenary

Herbert Read
by Patrick Heron
1950
NPG 4654

Past display archive
From 26 March 2003

Rooms 30 & 31

Free

The pre- eminent journal for art history in this country, The Burlington Magazine is celebrating a hundred years of continuous monthly publication. Portraits of some of its distinguished editors, from Roger Fry and Herbert Read to Neil MacGregor are on display.