Western Modern and Contemporary Graphic Art
Department: Prints and Drawings
Jennifer Ramkalawon is the curator of Western modern and contemporary graphic art. Her main interests are post- war British and American artists, particularly the work of R.B. Kitaj, the ‘Young British Artists’ of the 1990s and late nineteenth and twentieth –century art and culture. She was previously an archive assistant at the National Portrait Gallery (1986-1989).
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Working on an exhibition and catalogue of Maggi Hambling’s works on paper for 2016.
Curator of Kitaj prints, part of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Arcimboldo to Kitaj (May-September 2013) to coincide with the publication of the Kitaj catalogue raisonné
Assisted Stephen Coppel (Curator of the Modern Collection) with the exhibition Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite (May – September 2012); catalogued the prints and complied the catalogue listing for the catalogue.
Co-curated with Frances Carey (former Curator of the Modern Collection), Picasso to Julie Mehretu, Modern Drawings from the British Museum Collection (October 2010- April 2011)
Curated touring exhibition of Toulouse-Lautrec Prints (organised by British Museum UK Partnerships) which travelled to four venues: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; MIMA, Middlesbrough; Cecil Higgins, Bedford; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (2010-2011).
J. Ramkalawon., Kitaj, a catalogue raisonné (British Museum 2013)
J. Ramkalawon, Love and Marriage (British Museum, 2009)
J. Ramkalawon, The Prints of Toulouse-Lautrec (British Museum, 2007)
J. Ramkalawon, ‘Anthony Gross-Painter Etcher’, introduction to Anthony Gross, RA 1905-1984, The Redfern Gallery, 2005, pp.2-3’.
J. Ramkalawon, ‘Roland Penrose and the Visitors’Book of the Institute of Contemporary Arts’,in The Burlington Magazine 145 (2003), pp.282-291
J. Ramkalawon, ‘Roland Penrose and the ICA Visitors’ Book’, in Roland Penrose and Lee Miller, The Surrealist and the Photographer, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 19 May -9 September 2001, pp.67-69
J . Ramkalawon, ‘Jake and Dinos Chapman’s Disasters of War’, in Print Quarterly 18 (2001), pp.64-77
J. Ramkalawon, ‘The Sketchbooks of Powys Evans’, in Archives vol.19, no.82 (October 1989), pp.67-73