Nigel holds a Master’s in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and is passionate about engaging communities in arts and heritage. He is the Administrative Assistant at Print Quarterly. He has worked previously at several London museums and arts organisations, contributed to three exhibition projects, and frequently reviews books and events. Based in London, he runs the Instagram account @nigelip.
- Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits – Royal Museums GreenwichIn 2021 (delayed due to COVID-19), the National Maritime Museum hosted Tudors to Windsors, an exhibition of British Royal portraits featuring over 150 works from the National Portrait Gallery, Royal Museums Greenwich, and private collections.
- Exemplars of Craftsmanship - 18 Davies Street Gallery, London Design Festival 2018For the gallery’s participation at London Design Festival 2018, I curated a selection of modern and contemporary designer works emphasising their creators’ approach to materials and craftsmanship. 18 Davies Street Gallery had a strong representation of works by French and Scandinavian designers, as well as key examples from Japanese and German designers. In order to fully showcase the gallery’s variety whilst offering an engaging rationale, the exploration of materials felt appropriate, accessi
- 'Beautifully Obscene: The History of the Erotic Print', Studio 3 Gallery, University of Kent, 15 May – 12 June 2015Organised by 2nd- and final-year School of Arts students at the University of Kent, Beautifully Obscene was an exhibition designed to challenge prevailing notions about the ‘nude’ and ‘naked’ body in art. Spanning 500 years of history and featuring nearly 50 prints from Europe and Japan, this sensitive exhibition also explored themes of power, sexuality, and gender roles. Artists included Simone Cantarini, Tracey Emin, Sarah Hardacre, William Hogarth, Albert Marquet, and Felicien Rops. A spect
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- Art History
- Verbal Communication
- Academic Writing
- Project Management
- Web Editing
Master of ArtsThe Courtauld Institute of Art
- London, United Kingdom
Distinction: Italian Renaissance art with a special interest in works on paper. Award-winning Dissertation: 'Masterful Recycling: Re-use and Reversal in Raphael' (supervisor: Dr Guido Rebecchini), including new observations on Raphael’s working process. Achievement: Outstanding M.A. Dissertation Award (2016).
Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Kent
- Canterbury, United Kingdom
First-class with Honours: aesthetics and art history modules. Project: Co-curated student print exhibition 'Beautifully Obscene: The History of the Erotic Print' with accompanying catalogue. First-class Dissertation: 'Selfies and Self-Portraiture' (supervisor: Dr Ben Thomas). Achievements: Stephen Bann Prize for highest academic achievement (2015); European Summer School Scholarship in Paris (2014).
Outstanding MA Dissertation PrizeThe Courtauld Institute of ArtAwarded for 'Masterful Recycling: Re-use and Reversal in Raphael' which included new observations on Raphael’s working process.
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