Vollard Group

Portrait of the sculptor Keith Hollingworth (detail), 1981. Handmade paperwork from dyed paper pulp

Portrait of the sculptor Keith Hollingworth (detail), 1981. Handmade paperwork from dyed paper pulp

The Vollard Group support the Prints and Drawings Department in the acquisition of key modern and contemporary works on paper made after 1945.

Established in 2012, alongside the acquisition and exhibition of a complete set of Picasso’s Vollard Suite, the group takes its name from Ambroise Vollard (1866–1939). The greatest avant-garde Paris art dealer and print publisher of his day, who gave Picasso his first Paris exhibition in 1901. The support of the Vollard Group helps to ensure that the collection remains a living and relevant resource able to make strategic and bold acquisitions.


Contact

For more information please contact the Patrons team on patrons@britishmuseum.org or call +44 (0)20 7323 8134