Talk: Catriona Gourlay V&A: The Art of the Illustrated Book
Talk with Catriona Gourlay, Assistant Curator, Word and Image V&A Museum National Art Library
Hosted by Leonie Bradley
22 November 2022
12:30am – 11.30pm
Illustrated Books from the National Art Library, V&A
In this online talk, Assistant Curator Catriona Gourlay will present some of her favourite illustrated books from the National Art Library’s outstanding collection. Focusing on works from 1900 onwards, she will explain how artists and publishers have used a wide range of printmaking techniques to enrich texts on subjects such as natural history, travel and literature.
Catriona studied Fine Art in Edinburgh and worked as a Research Resources Assistant at the National Galleries of Scotland before becoming Assistant Curator in the National Art Library at the V&A in 2015. She has recently been researching illustrated travel books as part of a new publication on the National Art Library collection.
Zoom link will be sent after you have booked your place.
all images: © Victoria and Albert Museum, London