London Faculty

Lizzie Perrotte

Joint Programme Director, MSc Art, Law and Business

Biography

Biography

Lizzie read History of Art at University College, London. She worked as a Higher Education Officer at the National Gallery and then worked for the Tate Gallery and at the Education Department at the Tate St Ives. Before coming to Christie’s Education in 1996, she also worked as Head of Education at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.
Publications and Exhibitions

Publications and Exhibitions

Articles:
‘The Primitive Within’, Jacob Epstein : Sculpture & Drawings, exhibition catalogue, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 1987
‘New Light on Epstein’s Early Career’, The Burlington Magazine, Dec 1988
‘Modern Old Masters: The Berggruen Collection at the National Gallery, Van Gogh to Picasso: The Berggruen Collection at the National Gallery, London 1991
‘Impressionism in the Making’, Apollo, August 1991

Catalogues:
‘The Primitive Within’, Jacob Epstein: Sculpture and Drawings (Exhibition Catalogue, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London)
Joumana Mourad (Exhibition Catalogue, Boukamel Contemporary Art, London)
Francis West (Exhibition Catalogue, Orleans House Gallery, London).

Other Media:
Video Production - 
Manet: The Hero of Modern Life, (National Gallery, London)

Sound Guides:
The Berggruen Collection at the (National Gallery, London) 
Gary Hume at the ICA in collaboration with Jamie Murray Jackson, (ICA, London)
John Currin (ICA, London)

 
Ongoing Research

Ongoing Research

Research into new materialism and spatial theory as frameworks for considering ways artists respond to place/environment, builds on specialism in the art and context of Cornwall/St Ives, working with artist/photographer and film-maker Andy Hughes and Dominica Williamson.

Research on Nadia Friedlander, a German-Jewish émigré artist, investigating paintings and drawings in a private collection. As niece of Max J. Friedlander, studying the relationship between Nadia’s figurative work and Friedlander’s studies of Netherlandish art especially his interest in symbolism/iconology, considering the context of war/anti-semitic persecution/Jewish identity. Also using Tate archive on the artist Ithel Colquhoun who shared similar occult interests and social circles. Possible exhibition.

 
Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Working with Andy Hughes on project about Paul Nash and his response to coastal landscapes using photography and ephemeral assemblage.