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Government Art Collection of the United Kingdom.

  • 168 Pages
  • 1.99 MB
  • English
Government Art Collection , [London?]
Great Britain -- Art collections -- Catalogs., Art, British -- Cata
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 168 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22278805M
ISBN 100951646834
LC Control Number97036659

Government Art Collection of the United Kingdom: The Twentieth Century Works Excluding Prints - A Summary Catalogue (Government Art Collection UK) by GAC (Government Art Collection) () Paperback – January 1, Manufacturer: Merrell Publishers Ltd. Works of art from the Government Art Collection are displayed in UK Government buildings in nearly every capital city, making it the most dispersed collection of British art in the world.

The. Government Art Collection of the United Kingdom: The Twentieth Century by The Government Art Collection. The Government Art Collection, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers.

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book United Kingdom: the twentieth century: works excluding prints: a summary catalogue. [Great Britain. Government Art Collection.]. Description. December This catalogue contains over 2, full colour reproductions within pages. The dimensions are x cm and the catalogues typically weigh between - kg.

For just over a century, the British Government has collected works of art in a broad range of media. The Collection now comprises of 13, works, mostly by British artists, which date from the 16th century.

Government Art Collection of the United Kingdom: The Twentieth Century Works Excluding Prints - A Summary Catalogue (Government Art Collection UK): : GAC (Government Art Collection): : GAC (Government Art Collection). The Government Art Collection (GAC) includes more t works of mostly British art, covering the period from the 16 th century to the present, and ranging from oil paintings to textiles, sculptures to videos.

The works of art in the collection are displayed in government buildings across the United Kingdom and in British Embassies and.

The Government Art Collection is a unique British cultural resource, which operates within the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Works of art from the Collection are displayed in British Government buildings both in the United Kingdom and around the world, playing a significant role in promoting British art and culture across diverse and international environments.

Explore the Collection There are so many ways to discover this unusual collection. Look for a particular artwork or artist. Pick a capital city and find out which works are on show in the British embassy.

Many of the 2, oil paintings in the Government Art Collection are scattered across the globe in embassies or municipal buildings as far afield.

In terms of the history of the collection, the majority of it dates back to post-King Henry VIII, with the most important acquisitions being made by HRH Charles I who was an avid connoisseur of Italian art and a patron of many Flemish artists including Van Dyck.

Following his execution isall of the works he had acquired were actually sold, but thankfully later recovered by Charles II as. 2 days ago  Government Art Collection With o works of art spanning five centuries, the Government Art Collection is the largest most dispersed collection of British art in the world.

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Frayling, Christopher, The Royal College of Art, One Hundred and Fifty Years of Art and Design,Barrie & Jenkins, London, ISBN ; Griffiths, Antony (ed), Landmarks in Print Collecting: Connoisseurs and Donors at the British Museum since, British Museum Press, ISBN 0.

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Art UK is a cultural, education charity in the United Kingdom, previously known as the Public Catalogue it has digitised overpaintings by o artists and is now expanding the digital collection to include UK public sculpture.

Government Art Collection First ever display in a public gallery. Published 21 September From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media. Government Art Collection, London, United Kingdom.

K likes. The UK Government Art Collection promotes British art & culture. One national collection / O works of art / Displayed in over. A collection of the United Kingdom based art books. The group includes a total of four books. Featured are a hardback copy of The Dodge Collection of Eighteenth-Century French and English Art in th.

The Government Art Collection (GAC) is the collection of artworks owned by the UK government and administered by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The GAC's artworks are used to decorate major government buildings in the UK and around the world, and to promote British art, culture and history.

The Center’s collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, rare books, and manuscripts present the story of British art and culture, and its global contexts, from the fifteenth century to today. Together with the Reference Library and Institutional Archives, the collections are an exceptional resource for anyone interested in British art and its histories.

The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity.

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The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.

It is hardcover and has 35 famous paintings in chronological order. They are wonderful quality prints with just enough information about each one.

The book holds a couple of short paragraphs as well as "bubbles" on information around the painting to point out Reviews: The Royal Collection is one of the largest and most widely distributed art collections in the world.

Running to more than a million objects, it is a unique and valuable record of the personal tastes of Kings and Queens over the past years. In addition to the well-known paintings, drawings and other works of art, the Collection includes almost the entire contents of all the.

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1 review of The Government Art Collection "A fascinating place, down an alleyway off Tottenham Court Road You have to book & be taken on a guided tour. Its but perfectly formed. Especially interesting is the 20th century art section, which has artists like Howard Hodgkin,Terry Frost, William Scott,Patrick Caulfield,Gwyther Irwin.5/5(1).

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- ) Conference held Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, Published in January by University of Chicago Press. National Gallery, art museum in London that houses Great Britain’s national collection of European paintings. It is located on the north side of Trafalgar Square, Westminster.

The National Gallery was founded in when the British government bought a collection of 38 paintings from the estate of. United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Society, state, and economy: Despite the so-called “dismantling of controls” after the end of World War I, government involvement in economic life was to continue, as were increased public expenditure, extensions of social welfare, and a higher degree of administrative rationalization.

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