New commissions, Old Masters and more than 2,000 ceramic works feature in York Art Gallery’s new displays of designated collections. The gallery re-opened on August 1st 2015, following an £8million transformation.
The gallery’s collection of Italian Old Masters is displayed alongside substantial new research in The Madsen Gallery (previously called the Main Gallery). This is complimented by loans from major public collections.
An exhibition curated and created by Mark Hearld shows in the Upper North Gallery, while works by David Hockney, Stanley Spencer, Paul Nash and L.S Lowry feature in the Burton Gallery.
The newly-launched Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) showcases more than 2,000 works including a 17 metre long Wall of Pots displayed by colour to create a rainbow effect, and a major new commission by renowned ceramist Clare Twomey.