Pictures

Contemporary, Latest Acquisition

Man by Sir Anthony Gormley, RA.

Sir Antony Mark David Gormley, OBE (born 30 August 1950), is a British sculptor. His works include the Angel of the North, a public sculpture in Gateshead in the North of England, commissioned in 1994 and erected in February 1998, Another Place on Crosby Beach near Liverpool, and Event Horizon, a multi-part site installation which premiered in London in 2007, around Madison Square in New York City, in 2010, in São Paulo, […]

20th Century, Latest Acquisition

The Alhambra

Watercolour by George Wynne Apperley, RI (1884-1960) George Wynne Apperley was born to an aristocratic Welsh military family on the Isle of Wight. Although he trained at Sandhurst, he showed a preference for art, much to the disapproval of his family. He enrolled at the Herkomer School of Art (Bushey, […]

20th Century, Latest Acquisition, Modern British

Polperro

Watercolour on card Signed and Dated 1945 William Lyon Wilson (1892-1981) Described as “the best water-colourist of his time”, William Lyons Wilson was a 20th Century self taught artist originally from Leeds. He served in WWI and on his return to Yorkshire painted alongside the famous artist Jacob Kramer. He […]

Contemporary, Latest Acquisition

I Carried Your Ashes Home by Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin’s art is one of disclosure, using her life events as inspiration for works ranging from painting, drawing, video and installation, to photography, needlework and sculpture.  Emin reveals her hopes, humiliations, failures and successes in candid and, at times, excoriating work that is frequently both tragic and humorous. Emin’s […]

20th Century

Tranquil Landscape by Algernon Newton

British painter, born in London, grandson of one of the founders of Winsor & Newton, the firm of artists’ colourmen. He left Clare College, Cambridge, after two years without taking a degree and then studied at various art colleges in London, including the School of Animal Painting in Kensington run […]