Soundscapes: Paintings

Find out more about the paintings that featured in 'Soundscapes'

Soundscapes commissioned musicians and sound artists to select a painting from the collection and compose a new piece of music or sound art in response. Immersive and site-specific, the exhibition encouraged visitors to experience these masterpieces in a new way, by ‘hearing’ the paintings and ‘seeing’ the sound.

English or French (?)
about 1395-9
English or French (?), The Wilton Diptych

The 'Wilton Diptych' has been chosen by Nico Muhly

Hans Holbein the Younger
Hans Holbein the Younger: 'The Ambassadors'

'The Ambassadors' has been chosen by Susan Philipsz

Théo van Rysselberghe
about 1892
Théo van Rysselberghe: 'Coastal Scene'

'Coastal Scene' has been chosen by Jamie xx

Paul Cézanne
about 1894-1905
Paul Cézanne: 'Bathers (Les Grandes Baigneuses)'

'The Bathers' has been chosen by Gabriel Yared

Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Akseli Gallen-Kallela: 'Lake Keitele'

'Lake Keitele' has been chosen by Chris Watson

Antonello da Messina
about 1475
Antonello da Messina: 'Saint Jerome in his Study'

'Saint Jerome in his Study' has been chosen by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller