Barnaby Wright

Barnaby Wright is the Daniel Katz Curator of 20th Century Art at The Courtauld Gallery, London. He is a specialist in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century art. As Exhibitions Curator at the Hermitage Rooms in Somerset House, London, he staged a number of exhibitions in collaboration with The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. The exhibitions he has curated or co-curated for the Courtauld Gallery include: ‘Walter Sickert: The Camden Town Nudes’ (2007-08), ‘Frank Auerbach: London Building Sites’ (2009-10), ‘Cezanne\'s Card Players’ (2010-11, second venue The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York), ‘Mondrian-Nicholson: In Parallel’ (2012) and ‘Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901’ (2013). His most recent exhibition, co-curated with Toby Treves, is ‘Soaring Flight: Peter Lanyon’s Gliding Paintings’.
Jake Auerbach presented a screening of his new film FRANK about his father, the artist Frank Auerbach, to coincide with Tate Britain’s current exhibition of Auerbach’s work. ‘FRANK is a film I thought I would never make. When the exhibition, now at Tate Britain, opened in the Kunstmuseum Bonn in June 2015, I filmed the show so that my father, Frank could see how it looked. I am a filmmaker and a little while ago we set up a proj...