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A decade of collecting exhibition including work by Frost, Blake, Lichtenstein, John Dyer

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A decade of collecting exhibition including work by Frost, Blake, Lichtenstein, John Dyer

The latest exhibition at the prestigious Falmouth Art Gallery in Cornwall is called “A decade of collecting” and it features many amazing works of art.

The exhibition features one of the John Dyer paintings that the gallery own, “Gateway to Cornwall” which was commissioned to celebrate Brunell 200.

The painting is hung next to a Sir Terry Frost, Peter Blake and Roy Lichtenstein.

A decade of collecting

13 Nov 2010 - 05 Feb 2011

This exhibition features oil paintings, watercolours, master prints, sculpture and automata – all of which have entered the collection since the start of the new millennium.  

Included are local gifts and bequests, as well as grant funded works that have been saved for the nation by the generosity of organisations such as the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Art Fund and the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund.

Gateway to Cornwall - the Brunell 200 celebrations, signed, acrylic on canvas, 61 x 61cms. 

Commissioned with funding from Brunel 200, an initiative of Bristol Cultural Development Partnership - Arts Council England South West, Heritage Lottery Fund, Bristol City Council and Business West.