John LEIGHTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1959-02-22
Education Portora Royal Sch Enniskillen, Univ of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Coll of Art (MA), Courtauld Inst of Art London (MA)
Books & Publications Publications Vincent van Gogh: Wheatfield with Crows (1999), 100 Masterpieces in the Van Gogh Museum (2002), Manet: Impressions of the Sea (2004); also a number of exhibition catalogues; articles and reviews in various publications
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style Sir John Leighton
Career lectr and tutor Dept of Humanities Edinburgh Coll of Art 1983-86, curator of 19th-century paintings National Gallery London 1986-97, dir Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam 1997-2006, DG National Galleries of Scotland 2006-; memb Bd De Pont Museum for Contemporary Art Tilburg 1998-; editorial advsr Amsterdam Univ Press 1998-2001, memb Steering Bd Apeldoorn Conference 1999-2006; Dr (hc) Univ of Edinburgh 2009; FRSE 2008; Chevalier Ordre des Arts et des Lettres; Exhibitions Edinburgh-Dublin 1885-1985 (Edinburgh Coll of Art) 1985, Jacques-Louis David: Portrait of Jacobus Blauw (National Gallery London) 1987, French Paintings from the USSR: Watteau to Matisse (National Gallery London) 1988, Caspar David Friedrich: Winter Landscape (National Gallery London) 1990, Art in the Making: Impressionism (National Gallery London) 1990-91, Corot (Manchester City Art Gallery and Castle Museum Norwich) 1991, Van Gogh to Picasso: The Berggruen Collection at the National Gallery (National Gallery London) 1991, Manet: The Execution of Maximilian (National Gallery London) 1992, Friedrich to Hodler: German, Austrian and Swiss Paintings from the Oskar Reinhart Foundation, Winterthur (National Gallery London, Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art NY, Musée Rath Geneva) 1994, Seurat's Bathers (Nat Gallery London) 1997, Signac 1863-1935 (Grand Palais Paris, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, Metropolitan Museum of Art NY) 2001, Manet and the Sea (Art Inst of Chicago, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam) 2003-04
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