July - August 2013
Christopher Riopelle is the Curator of Post 1800 Paintings at the National Gallery, London. He previously held curatorial positions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum, CA. He recently curated Richard Hamilton: The Late Works (2012) and is preparing an exhibition with an international team of curators on Paul Durand-Ruel as the champion of Impressionism and ‘inventor’ of the modern art market (2014-15). At the Clark, he will write on the renewal of interest in Eugène Delacroix fostered by Paul Signac and its impact into the early twentieth century in preparation for the exhibition Delacroix and Modernity (2015).