22 April 2017

Spencer Tunick Uncovers His Largest UK Nude Installation In Hull

Hull as part of its stint as UK City of Culture is presenting nude works of several internationally acclaimed artists including the artists Spencer Tunick, Lucian Freud and Ron Mueck.

7 February 2017

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Hull UK City of Culture Off To A Strong Start

Hull’s year as UK City of Culture is already off to a strong start, with January seeing the reopening of the Ferens Art Gallery and the launch of the new Humber Street Gallery with its first exhibition: COUM Transmissions. Since winning the title in 2013, the city has enjoyed a £1 billion boost in investment and unprecedented visitor numbers.

1 April 2016

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Spencer Tunick: Profoundly Moved By An Excessive Naked Presence In Hull

The one thing that can be relied on as soon as the sun timidly emerges from behind the clouds is that the great British public will instantly strip off and head outside. How fitting, then, that Spencer Tunick chooses Hull (Grimsby obviously too busy reeling from the Sacha Baron Cohen treatment) to shoot his next naked […]

8 July 2015

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Ferens Art Gallery in Hull Gets A Facelift For 2017 Turner Prize

The Ferens Art Gallery in Hull has announced it will shut its doors for a revamp in time to host the Turner Prize in 2017. The neo-classical building will exhibit the Prize competitors during Hull’s City of Culture year. The £4.5m facelift will bring it up to scratch in order to exhibit Britain’s biggest annual art award. Work has already begun to move 2,500 […]

29 May 2015

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Turner Prize To Be Hosted In Hull In 2017 Culture Year

The Turner Prize, one of the most important events in British art, will be hosted in Hull UK City of Culture in 2017,it was announced today. The art exhibition and award will be staged at the city’s Ferens art gallery. It is the first event to be announced for Hull’s City of Culture year. The gallery […]

30 May 2012

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Andy Warhol And His NY Factory Comes To Hull

The Ferens Gallery is mounting a major exhibition of Andy Warhol, one of the most influential and infamous artists to emerge in post-war America.  A broad range of  Warhol’s work from the ARTIST ROOMS collection will be included, from rarely-seen stitched photographs to his iconic posters and late paintings. The unique stitched photographs produced in […]