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The Printed Line
Sat 24th July 2021 to Sun 10th October 2021
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The Arts Council Collection is primarily a collection of modern and contemporary British art, but early on in its history it also acquired prints by major 20th-century European artists alongside British artists, forming an outstanding collection of more than 1,500 printed works by over 500 artists.
The exhibition features approximately 50 framed works in the exhibition and artists will include Frank Auerbach, Patrick Caulfield, Eduardo Chillida, Prunella Clough, Keith Coventry, Derek Boshier, Paul Coldwell, Lizzie Cox, Barry Flanagan, Lucian Freud, Derrick Greaves, Anthony Gross, Gertrude Hermes, David Hockney, Oskar Kokoschka, Kenneth Martin, Henri Matisse, Ben Nicholson, Eduardo Paolozzi, Simon Patterson, Pablo Picasso, Eric Ravilious, Walter Sickert, Richard Smith, Ian Tyson and Rachel Whiteread. It also celebrate the publication of Hayward Gallery Publishing’s A Century of Prints in Britain which contains an informative essay by Julia Beaumont-Jones.
We are thankful to the Arts Council Collection for loaning this exhibition to The Beaney after its early closure last year due to Covid restrictions.
Image credit: Birgit Skiold, Mighty Billow I, 1967. Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London © Birgit Skiöld Memorial Trust.
The exhibition will run from Saturday 24 July to Sunday 10 October 2021 (Closed Mondays).
Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, 1st Floor, The Beaney