Jean Dubuffet Public Programme
Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
Learn more about the life and work of French artist Jean Dubuffet, the subject of our summer exhibition Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty.
If you’re keen to discover more about Jean Dubuffet, why not explore our public programme? Take your pick from film screenings; talks with contemporary artists influenced by his practice; musical tributes and walking tours.
What's coming up?
Cinema On Demand: Our Lucky Hours (12A*)
In this thought-provoking documentary, photos, archival footage and sound recordings tell the story of a pioneering psychiatric institution in 1930s France.
Brutal Aesthetics: Hal Foster and Kent Minturn
A conversation between acclaimed art historian Hal Foster (Princeton) and Dubuffet scholar Kent Minturn (Institute of Fine Arts, New York University).
Screen Talk: Our Lucky Hours
An online discussion between Sarah Lombardi, director of the Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne and Ben Platts-Mills, author and arts facilitator, about Martine Deyres’s documentary Our Lucky Hours.
Rashid Johnson in conversation with Eleanor Nairne
Join artist Rashid Johnson and Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty curator Eleanor Nairne for an online discussion.
Lindsey Mendick in conversation with Charlotte Flint
Join artist Lindsey Mendick and Curatorial Assistant Charlotte Flint for a discussion about the role of art making as a form of relief, catharsis and comfort.
Julie Mehretu in conversation with Camille Houzé
Join artist Julie Mehretu in conversation with Dubuffet scholar Camille Houze, as they discuss the legacy of Jean Dubuffet’s painting practice.
Relaxed Viewing of Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
A relaxed viewing of Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
Audio Described Tour of Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
A tour of Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty specifically for blind and partially-sighted visitors, led by Lisa Squirrel who will describe key artworks on display in the exhibition.
Rose Wylie in conversation with Charlotte Flint
Join artist Rose Wylie for an online conversation with Curatorial Assistant Charlotte Flint.
BSL Tour of Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
A British Sign Language tour of the exhibition Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty led by John Wilson, exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors, highlighting key artworks, using BSL.