Last week, Bart Cornelis started in his new post as Curator of Dutch and Flemish Paintings, 1600-1800, at the National Gallery in London.
Bart Cornelis had been an editor at The Burlington Magazine since 2001, first as Associate Editor, and from 2005 through 2016 as Deputy Editor. From 1998 to 2000 he was Assistant Curator at the Rijksmuseum, and worked on the museum’s bicentenary exhibition The Glory of the Golden Age (2000). He has contributed to Rijksmuseum publications and has published articles in Simiolus and reviews in The Burlington Magazine. In 2016 he guest-curated the retrospective devoted to Adriaen van de Velde held at the Rijksmuseum and Dulwich Picture Gallery, which was accompanied by the first monographic publication to explore the artist’s work.
Bart Cornelis succeeds Betsy Wieseman, who has left the National Gallery earlier this year to take up a position in Cleveland.