Tarnya Cooper to succeed Jacob Simon at National Portrait Gallery

Tarnya Cooper

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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14 May 13
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I hope that she is as user-friendly as Mr. Simon. He has helped the Students at Smith college with frame research questions when conserving picture frames.

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