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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Courtauld Institute of Art and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Courtauld Institute of Art, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Courtauld Institute of Art include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Courtauld Institute of Art alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Courtauld Institute of Art are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Courtauld Institute of Art.

Examples of graduates on this list include Vincent Price and Perdita Weeks.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Courtauld Institute of Art?” and “Which celebrities are Courtauld Institute of Art alumni?”

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Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Radio personality, Actor, Voice acting Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice as well as his serio-comic performances in a series of horror films made in the latter part of his career.

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Jann Haworth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Artist Jann Haworth is a US pop artist. A pioneer of soft sculpture, she is best known as the co-creator of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover.

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Brian Sewell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Journalist, Art critic, Critic Brian R Sewell is an English art critic and media personality. He writes for the London Evening Standard and is noted for his acerbic view of conceptual art and the Turner Prize. He has been ...more

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Henry Conway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Journalist, Writer Henry Conway is an English socialite, party promoter, author and fashion journalist, occasionally self-styled as "Queen Sloane". He came to the attention of the press in January 2008 ...more

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Nicky Gavron is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Politician, Lecturer Felicia Nicolette C. "Nicky" Gavron, née Coates is a British politician, former Deputy Mayor of London, a member of the London Assembly and the former Labour candidate for the ...more

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Anita Brookner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Novelist Anita Brookner CBE is a British, Booker award-winning novelist and art historian.

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Jeff Wall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Artist, Photographer Jeffrey "Jeff" Wall, OC, RSA is a Canadian artist best known for his large-scale back-lit cibachrome photographs and art history writing. Wall has been a key figure in Vancouver's art ...more

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Nicole Krauss is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Nicole Krauss is an American author best known for her three novels Man Walks Into a Room, The History of Love and Great House. Her fiction has been published in The New Yorker, Harper's, ...more

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Nigel Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Art dealer Nigel Palin Greenwood was an art dealer.

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Perdita Weeks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Actor Perdita Rose Annunziata Weeks is a Welsh actress.

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Anne d'Harnoncourt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Historian, Curator Annie d'Harnoncourt was an American museum director and historian of modern art.

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Andrew Graham-Dixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Art Historian, Television producer, Screenwriter Andrew Michael Graham-Dixon is a British art historian and broadcaster.

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Jeremy Deller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Curator, Artist Jeremy Deller is an English conceptual, video and installation artist. Much of Deller's work is collaborative; it has a strong political aspect, in the subjects dealt with and also the ...more

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Lavinia Greenlaw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Writer Lavinia Greenlaw is an English poet and novelist.

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Noah Charney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Noah Charney Novelist Noah Charney is an American art historian and novelist. He is the author of The Art Thief, a mystery novel about a series of thefts from European museums and churches, and is the founder of the ...more

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Roger Took is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Art Historian, Curator, Writer Roger F. Took was an art historian, museum curator, author and convicted child sex offender who lived in London, Ireland, and Russia. In the course of his career, he ran several museums in ...more

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Sumaya bint El Hassan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Sumaya bint El Hassan Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan is a leading advocate for science as a catalyst for change in the Arab World. The Princess has dedicated herself to fostering an environment in which home-grown ...more

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Nicholas Penny is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Nicholas Penny Nicholas Penny FSA is a British art historian. Since Spring 2008 he has been director of the National Gallery in London. Penny was educated at Shrewsbury School and St Catharine's College, ...more

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Predrag Pajdic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Predrag Pajdic Predrag Pajdic is a London-based artist, art historian and curator. He is the founder and editor of the art photography blog “The Pandorian,” and his work has been shown internationally and at ...more

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Reyner Banham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Reyner Banham Critic Peter Reyner Banham, FRIBA was an English architectural critic and prolific writer best known for his theoretical treatise Theory and Design in the First Machine Age and for his 1971 book Los ...more

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Steve Whitehead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Steve Whitehead The landscape painter Steve Whitehead was born in Coventry, England in 1960 and studied at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, with David Tinker. He graduated with an MA in the mid-1980s, ...more

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John Elderfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Art Historian, Curator John Elderfield was the Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from 2003 to 2008.

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Thomas P. Campbell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Thomas P. Campbell Curator Thomas P. Campbell, PhD, is the ninth director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the largest art museum in the Western Hemisphere. After fourteen years as a curator in the Department of ...more

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Edie Campbell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Model Edie Campbell is an English model.

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Peter Trippi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Peter Trippi Peter Trippi is editor-in-chief of Fine Art Connoisseur, a bimonthly magazine for collectors of representational painting, sculpture, drawings and prints—both historical and contemporary. From ...more

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Piers Lea is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Piers Lea Piers Lea, is a British businessman, who is currently Chief Executive Officer of LINE Communications. He founded the company in 1989.

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Roselee Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Historian, Curator, Writer RoseLee Goldberg is an American-based art historian, author, critic and curator of performance art. She is most well known as being the founder and director of Performa, a performance art ...more

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Joshua Compston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Joshua Compston Joshua Richard Compston was a London gallerist whose space, Factual Nonsense, was closely associated with the emergence of the Young British Artists.

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Griselda Pollock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Griselda Pollock Griselda Pollock is a visual theorist and cultural analyst, and scholar of international, postcolonial feminist studies in the visual arts. She is best known for her theoretical and ...more

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John Shearman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
John Shearman John Kinder Gowran Shearman was an English art historian who also taught in America. He was a specialist in Italian Renaissance painting, regarded by many as "the outstanding figure" ...more

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David Franklin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
David Franklin Curator David Franklin is an art historian and a former art museum curator and director.

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Naomi Beckwith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Naomi Beckwith Curator Naomi Beckwith is a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Beckwith joined the curatorial staff in May 2011.

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Malcolm Warner is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Courtauld Institute Of Art Alumni
Malcolm Warner Malcolm John Warner is an English art historian and curator who lives in the United States. Warner was born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England. Malcolm Warner is now the Director of the Laguna Art ...more