3 January 2016

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Dedicated Gallery To House Government Art Collection Proposed

Original works of art created by some of the best known artists in the UK are hidden away and not on public display, says Michael Dugher MP for Barnsley East, Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Culture Secretary. He points out that over 22,000 paintings, prints and sculptures have been catalogued by the Government Art Collection and only a ‘Privileged Few’ ever […]

16 September 2011

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Cornelia Parker Chooses Warhol Portrait For Exhibition

  Masterworks from the Government Art Collection Opens at Whitechapel The second exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery of the Government Art Collection goes on display today. This time the gallery has invited leading British artist Cornelia Parker to select works of art reflecting her personal take on the Collection. When making her selection, Parker arranged […]

25 August 2009

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Daily Telegraph ‘Outraged’ By Government Spending On Art

Details obtained through the freedom of information act has revealed that the government has spent £556,911 in the past 12 months on a selection of artworks for the Government Art Collection (GAC). These items are distributed to decorate various drab embassies and government offices dotted around the world .In a recent article titled “Government Art […]