An inspirational collection of international contemporary art acquired for the nation by National Galleries of Scotland and Tate through the generosity of Anthony d’Offay
Highlights from the ARTIST ROOMS collection
ARTIST ROOMS on Tour
- 9 May – 6 September 2015
This exhibition at Norwich Castle will be the only chance to see Jeff Koons’ work in the UK in 2015 and includes some of his best known pieces such as Winter Bears.
- 6 June – 6 September 2015
The exhibition at Timespan brings together a selection of Beuys’ work using fat and felt, exploring the material and symbolic properties of these pieces and their relationship to the imposing narrative and mythology of the artist’s life and work.
- 20 June – 12 September 2015
A unique opportunity to see a collection of Damien Hirst works from the ARTIST ROOMS collection and the artist’s own collection alongside works by Margaret Mellis, a source of inspiration for Hirst in his early career.
- 7 August – 7 November 2015
Encompassing self-portraits and portraits from throughout the artist’s career, as well as a small number of flower and still life works, the exhibition will allow audiences in Wales to experience the quality and range of Mapplethorpe’s extraordinary oeuvre.
- 14 March 2015 – 10 January 2016
This display at Modern One brings together a newly assembled group of works by Lichtenstein including paintings and screenprints by the influential pop artist.
- 11 July – 26 September 2015
Key works by American artist Robert Therrien showing at The Exchange in Penzance, exploring the space between reality and the world of dreams, drawing the viewer into the realm of fables and fairytales, childhood games and unfinished narratives.
- Open daily
This two-room display at Tate Modern presents figurative works in a range of media by the German artist Georg Baselitz.
ARTIST ROOMS collection
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