Tarnya Cooper to succeed Jacob Simon at National Portrait Gallery
By The Art Newspaper. From Comings and Goings
Published online: 23 November 2011
Tarnya Cooper has been named the chief curator of 16th-century portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, London, following the retirement of Jacob Simon. Simon has held the post for ten years and will maintain a presence at the National Portrait Gallery as a voluntary research fellow. Cooper began her career at the museum as curator of 16th century portraits in 2002. She is currently preparing for an exhibition slated to open at the museum in 2013: “Elizabeth’s People”.
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