In Memoriam | Giles Waterfield (1949–2016)

Posted in obituaries by Editor on November 14, 2016

From Giles’s website:

Giles Waterfield
(24 July 1949 – 5 November 2016)

waterfieldIt is with very great sadness that we announce the death of Giles Waterfield, curator, novelist (his novel The Long Afternoon won the McKitterick Prize in 2001), and belletrist. He was Director of the Dulwich Picture Gallery from 1979 to 1996 and was Director of Royal Collection Studies (organised on behalf of Royal Collection Trust by the Attingham Trust) and Associate Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute of Art in addition to lecturing at the University of Notre Dame, London and Arcadia University.

Javier Pes’s obituary for The Art Newspaper is available here»

Thomas Marks’s tribute for Apollo Magazine is available here»

Anna Somers Cocks’s obituary for The Guardian is available here»

Condolences may be offered here»

Note (added 27 November 2016) — There will be a Service of Thanksgiving for Giles on Wednesday, 11th January 2017 at 3pm at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London. All are very welcome.






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