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Rachel Sloan

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  • Strand, Somerset House

    WC2R 0RN London

    United Kingdom

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20052018
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Personal profile

Overview

Rachel Sloan was educated in the United States and England, earning a BA in English literature and history of art from Washington University in St Louis and an MA and PhD from The Courtauld Institute of Art, on Symbolism and artistic exchange between France and Britain in the late nineteenth century.

She subsequently served as graduate intern in the Drawings Department of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles (2009-2010) and as curatorial research fellow at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (2010-2011). Rachel joined The Courtauld as Assistant Curator of Works on Paper in 2012, where she has curated A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany (2014) and Bruegel to Freud: Prints from the Courtauld Collection (2014).

Research interests

  • Symbolism in France, Britain and Belgium
  • Nineteenth century French and British prints and drawings
  • The Nabis
  • The Rococo and its afterlife
  • Romanticism in England and Germany

Fellowships, Awards and Honours

2006
  • University of London Central Research Fund Travel Grant
2006 
  • Lucas Travel Award
2003-2005
  • Courtauld Studentship 
2003-2006
  • Overseas Research Student Award
2001
  • Andrea Goff Memorial Fund Prize in Poetry, 
  • Dean’s List, Washington University, seven of eight semesters
1997-2001
  • George E. Mylonas Scholarship in the Humanities, Washington University

Current & Recent Exhibitions and Projects

  • A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany (2014, Courtauld Gallery, London and Morgan Library and Museum, New York)
  • Bruegel to Freud: Prints from the Courtauld Collection(2014, Courtauld Gallery)

Exhibitions

  • Regarding Trees, The Gilbert and Ildiko Butler Drawing Gallery, The Courtauld Gallery, June-September 2016 (collection display).
  • Panorama, (sole curator), The Gilbert and Ildiko Butler Drawing Gallery, The Courtauld Gallery, September 2015-January 2016 (collection display).
  • Bruegel to Freud: Prints from the Courtauld Collection, (sole curator), The Courtauld Gallery, June-September 2014 (exhibition).
  • A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes in Britain and Germany, (co-curator with Matthew Hargraves), The Courtauld Gallery, January-April 2014 and The Morgan Library, New York, May-September 2014 (exhibition).
  • French Portrait Drawings, 1600-1850, The Courtauld Gallery, June-September 2013 (collection display).
  • Picasso, Matisse, Maillol: The Female Model, The Courtauld Gallery, January-May 2013 (collection display).
  • Peter Lely: The Draughtsman and his Collection, The Courtauld Gallery, September 2012-January 2013 (collection display).
  • James Tissot: The Thames, (sole curator), Santa Barbara Museum of Art, February-May 2012 (collection display).
  • Images of the Artist, (co-curator with Edouard Kopp), J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, November 2011-February 2012 (exhibition).
  • The Etching Revival, (sole curator), Santa Barbara Museum of Art, November 2011-February 2012 (collection display).
  • Echoes of Japan: The Prints of Henri Rivière (1864-1951), (sole curator), Santa Barbara Museum of Art, October 2011-January 2012 (exhibition).
  • Drawn to Modernism: Selected Gifts from Wright S. Ludington, (sole curator), Santa Barbara Museum of Art, April-July 2011 (exhibition).
  • Recent Acquisitions in Context: Orientalism in France, (sole curator), J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, August-November 2010 (collection display)

Education/Academic qualification

The Courtauld Institute of Art

20032007

20012002

Washington University in St. Louis

19972001

External positions

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

20102011

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Research Output 2005 2018

‘Unequalled by anything except perhaps Albert Dürer: Burne-Jones and Northern works on paper’

Sloan, R., Jun 2018, (In preparation) Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters. Buron, M. (ed.). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, p. 42-45

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

'The reproduction of phantoms: Fernand Khnopff and photography’

Sloan, R., 2014, The Challenge of the Object. p. 794-98

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘Drawing in exile: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux and the Elgin Marbles’

Sloan, R., 2014, In : Burlington Magazine. 156, 1340, p. 746-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle