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Sir Nicholas Penny FBA

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About this Fellow

Italian painting of the sixteenth century; European Sculpture 1480-1920; the history of the collecting and display of European art.



Current post

  • Formerly Director, The National Gallery

Past Appointments

  • Formerly Director, The National Gallery, 2015

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Music history and aesthetics, 1800 to the present; modernity and modernism; Mahler, Debussy, Second Viennese School; music and philosophy

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Greek, Roman, early Christian and Byzantine art and archaeology; the reception of material culture in texts, museums and collecting; art and text; art and religion; the history of art history