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10-minute talks

10-minute talks

Gossaert's 'The Adoration of the Kings'

Susan Foister looks at Gossaert's vibrant masterpiece
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A curated look

Drinking

Christopher Riopelle takes a look at paintings of drinking and conviviality in the last of our curators talks from home
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A curated look

Close up

Letizia Treves takes a closer look at some of our smaller paintings on copper
A curated look

A curated look

Kindness

Christine Riding shares images of compassion and generosity towards family, friends, neighbours and complete strangers
A curated look

A curated look

Beaches

Sarah Herring takes us to the seaside with paintings of the coast
A curated look

A curated look

Angels

Joost Joustra decodes paintings of angels
A curated look

A curated look

Working from home

Francesca Whitlum-Cooper peeks into paintings of people at home
A curated look

A curated look

Remembering

Priyesh Mistry reflects on paintings that pay tribute to and commemorate loved ones
A curated look

A curated look

A day in the countryside

Lucy Chiswell brings the outside in, with a look at paintings of the outdoors
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