In 2019, the Botín Centre celebrates the 25th anniversary of Itineraries, the annual exhibition that displays the work of the artists awarded the Botín Foundation’s Visual Arts Grant each year, which has been running since 1993.
Alison Jacques Gallery is one of London’s leading contemporary art galleries. The gallery, established in 2004 by Alison Jacques in a small townhouse off Bond Street, London W1, relocated in 2007 to a 330 m2 space at 16-18 Berners Street opposite the Sanderson Hotel in Fitzrovia. The new space, designed by Mike Rundell and Associates, is widely acknowledged as one of the most beautiful commercial galleries for contemporary art in London with over 5 meters of ceiling height.
Alison Jacques, formerly News Editor of Flash Art Magazine in Milan and Curator of the British School at Rome, trained as an art dealer with Leslie Waddington in Cork Street. Since opening her own gallery in 2004, Alison Jacques has developed an exhibition program of both unknown and established artists, championing the Estates of artists including Maria Bartuszova, Lygia Clark, Roy Oxlade, Dorothea Tanning and Hannah Wilke who had not previously had representation in the UK.
The gallery often holds events and talks in conjunction with the current exhibition, with well-known curators and critics.
The gallery has published books including Lygia Clark, Sheila Hicks, Dorothea Tanning and Hannah Wilke as well as supporting museum monographs on the gallery artists.