Tea with Julia Nicholas Cullinan
18 July 2020
In this episode of Tea with Julia, Julia spoke with Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, London.
Nicholas Cullinan took up his position as the director of the National Portrait Gallery in spring 2015 and is currently overseeing a £35.5m transformation of the Gallery with the architect Jamie Fobert. Prior to this, he was curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of art in New York and from 2007 to 2013, Nicholas was Curator of International Modern Art at Tate Modern, where, in 2014, he co-curated an exhibition of Henri Matisse's cut-outs with Sir Nicholas Serota. Nicholas received his BA, MA and PhD in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and in 2006–7 he held the Hilla Rebay international fellowship at the Guggenheim museums in Bilbao, New York and Venice.