This exhibition will highlight some of the finds from the county and examine the important contribution they have made to our wider understanding of Nottinghamshire.
The death of Harold Gilman in 1919 deprived British art of a vital and significant presence. In the last decade of his life his work displayed an increasing engagement with French Post-Impressionist painting and he developed a style quite unlike his erstwhile mentor, Walter Richard Sickert.
In 1910, Walter Sickert famously declared that art should ‘avoid the drawing room and stick to the kitchen’.
With Ruth Lewis-Jones, Learning Officer (Galleries).
With Neil Walker, Head of Visual Arts Programming.
Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, discover the unusual tales of Nottinghamshire’s woodlands and the people who have worked, lived and been inspired by them.
UK Young Artists City Takeover will immerse Nottingham in an array of extraordinary, innovative and contemporary work from 200 artists from across the globe.
A project by Lakeside artist-in-residence Katrin Moye investigating our special relationship with objects of personal significance.
Art historian Wendy Baron introduces the lives of some of Gilman’s female sitters and considers how they interacted with the artist as models.
An introduction to the Things from Home exhibition by Katrin Moye.
With Ruth Lewis-Jones, Learning Officer (Galleries)
Art historian Robert Upstone examines Gilman’s work within the context of the Camden Town Group phenomenon.