Neil Lebeter

Contact Details

Neil Lebeter
National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park
CF10 3NP

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3383

Staff Name

Neil Lebeter

Job Title

Senior Curator: Modern & Contemporary Art

Areas of Responsibility:

Modern and Contemporary Art collections.

Qualifications, memberships and relevant positions

MA (Hons) History, University of Aberdeen

M.Litt War Studies, University of Glasgow

PGDip Museum & Gallery Studies, University of St. Andrews

Research Interests

  • National and international contemporary art
  • Time based media and its ongoing care
  • National collections and small nation art histories 
  • 19th century art collecting in Britain
  • Object based learning
  • Early 20th century sculpture, Vorticism and the work of Jacob Epstein


Modern and Contemporary Art (after 1900), Painting (after 1900), Sculpture (after 1900), Time based media, National Museums

Selected Publications

Lebeter, N 'Nathan Coley: The Same For Everyone' in Commissions: European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017 (Aarhus 2017 Foundation, 2018)

Warwick, G and Lebeter, N 'The Torrie Gift 1836-2016' in The Torrie Collection (The University of Edinburgh, 2017)

Lebeter, N 'Gallimaufry: A confused jumble or medley of things' in Fabienne Hess: Zebras, Blanks and Blobs - Image Families from the University of Edinburgh's Collections (common-editions, 2017)

Lebeter, N The University of Edinburgh: Art Collection (The University of Edinburgh, 2016)

Lebeter, N and Smith, B&R HOW TO LET AN ARTIST RIFLE THROUGH YOUR ARCHIVE (The New Art Gallery Walsall, 2012)