This summer London Art Week is launching a new online platform, LAW DIGITAL. Discover over 5,000 years of art from the world's leading pre-contemporary galleries on 3 to 10 July 2020. For news on developments, join the London Art Week community and subscribe to receive regular email communications about the upcoming digital event.
Zaga Christ - the lost Ethiopian Prince by Giovanna Garzoni
The lost identity of an Ethiopian Prince is uncovered. Watch to find out more about this miniature, painted by Giovanna Garzoni.
BREAKFAST WITH THE NATIONAL GALLERY
8 July: Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun: Painting royalty, fleeing revolution
At 15 Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun was painting the aristocracy, in her 20s she was the favoured painter of Marie Antoinette, and by her 30s she was fleeing the French Revolution. Learn more about this 18th-century portrait painter with Associate Curator, Francesca Whitlum-Cooper.
Kehinde Wiley meets Jacques-Louis David at the Château de Malmaison
Kehinde Wiley explains to curators Emmanuel Delbouis and Elodie Vaysse how he looks at the history of image-making and how he has put this into an African-American contemporary context. This fascinating history of portraiture through the centuries is also well illustrated in the LAW Viewing Rooms.
The Art of Insurance
Franz Ihm of Tectus Insurance and sponsor of London Art Week shares insights into the world of art insurance.