A look at humanity through the eyes of a female collector. A collection of works on paper bequest by Elizabeth Mary Parker (née Burney), a criminal psychologist who was inspired to gift her collection to the gallery after attending a tour. Includes etchings by Samuel Palmer, Camille Pissarro and Käthe. . .
Reel Life in the Ancient World. This exciting exhibition revisits one of the most popular periods of history, Ancient Rome, for an entirely new take on one of the world’s great civilisations. The Roman era has inspired storytellers from William Shakespeare to Stanley Kubrick. This exhibition brings together an outstanding. . .
Stephanie was brought up exploring the woods and coastline of the English countryside. She has a strong sense of nature and place, an this has developed further a she travels, working to address social and environmental issues. Her art draws on her scientific background and interest in patterns of change. . . .
Fred Masters paints mainly in oils and acrylics, and has a wide subject matter, ranging from quite figurative (often landscape-based) to purely abstract, and often form part of a series, where one painting leads to another. He studied fine art for four years at Manchester and Sunderland art colleges, followed. . .
Voyagers from across the globe, in their perennial search for utopia, have long held a fascination with the elusive ideals of ‘the island’ and all that it embodies. The epitome of paradise, it has been used as an emblem of fertility and sanctuary in music, literature and art throughout the. . .