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Join Christine Riding, The Jacob Rothschild Head of the Curatorial Department, and Curator of British Paintings, as she shares her pick of paintings that tell stories of kindness, and describes how art and artists have supported hospitals and good causes.

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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

A day in the countryside

Lucy Chiswell brings the outside in, with a look at paintings of the outdoors
5-minute meditation

5-minute meditation

Turner's 'Rain, Steam, and Speed'

A slow look at Turner's painting of the Great Western Railway
Picture of the month

Picture of the month

May 2020: A Wheatfield, with Cypresses

Van Gogh’s sunlit view of the French countryside has been voted your picture of the month
5-minute meditation

5-minute meditation

Redon's 'Ophelia among the Flowers'

Lose yourself in Redon's symphony of colour
Make and create

Make and create

A collage inspired by Rousseau's 'Surprised!'

Create a jungle-inspired collage using materials you can find at home, with Bethan Durie
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