Christine Riding

Christine Riding is the head of the curatorial department and curator of British paintings at the National Gallery, London. She was lead curator and author of Turner and the Sea (Royal Museums Greenwich/Thames & Hudson 2013) and is the curator of the forthcoming Kehinde Wiley: The Prelude and Gainsborough’s Blue Boy exhibitions at the National Gallery

BooksReview

Dynamic brushstrokes representing 'nature's own flux': new monograph details how Constable got experimental in his late career

The artist’s final period, marred by personal loss, saw him move away from topographical accuracy to embrace a more synthetic form of picture-making