Sewell vs MacGregor

June 19 2017

Image of Sewell vs MacGregor

Picture: The Times

The Art Newspaper reports on a row between the late, Great Brian and Neil MacGregor, when the latter was director of the National Gallery. It appears Brian wrote a stinger of a review, and MacGregor protested, quite naturally, that this was a little unfair since Brian had not yet actually seen the exhibition. The letter has been unearthed by the Paul Mellon Centre, which now houses Brian's archive.

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