Welcome to my blog!
My name is Nigel Ip. I am a visual arts blogger with a passion for art history and curating. I also have an obsession with the High Renaissance artist, Raphael. My ultimate aim is to make art history and the appreciation of art more accessible for the general public (pulling it out of academia, one may say).
This blog is my soundboard for my thoughts on some of the latest exhibitions in London, born halfway through my first year of undergraduate studies at the University of Kent in 2013, where I studied BA History & Philosophy of Art (2012-15). I went on to complete an MA in History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2015-16.
I currently review books and exhibition catalogues for Museum Bookstore. I also catalogue ship portraits at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Academically, my dissertations have discussed selfies and self-portraiture, and Raphael’s re-use practice throughout his 37-year lifetime.
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