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A Meeting of Cultures

This series presented by Dr Laura-Maria Popoviciu, marks a new installation of works of art from the Government Art Collection at the British Ambassador’s Residence in Tehran.

Battlefields of Britain

The funding and provision of art for government buildings and embassies paused during the Second World War. A small number of works were lost, damaged or destroyed as a result of the hostilities. One exception was Battlefields of Britain by Christopher R. W. Nevinson.

A Day in the Life: James Morrison, Senior Collections Coordinator

Ever wondered what having a role in Collection is all about. Discover more about a typical day with a member of our Collections team.

Digital Photography at the Government Art Collection: Looking Behind the Image

Our Digital Media & Photography Manager, Tony Harris, takes us behind-the-scenes for the careful process of photographing Lucy Skaer’s Me VIII (2012), as part of his job doing the photo-documentation of the Collection.

Licensing Images

The Government Art Collection has a substantial library of images of the Collection and these are available for commercial reproduction, educational or personal use.

What is the Government Art Collection?

Why the Government has an art collection, what it collects and why the Collection is spread across the world.

James Pryde’s painting, ‘The Monument’

James Pryde’s painting, 'The Monument', features in 'James Pryde at Dunecht', at Daniel Katz Gallery, London from 5 October – 20 December 2019

Changing art for a changing Britain

After the War, several new works entering the Collection were displayed at 10 Downing Street, reflecting the mood of post-war Britain

Ways of Seeing

Find out more about Ways of Seeing, our exciting collaboration this year with Waltham Forest, the first London Borough of Culture.

Robson Orr TenTen Award 2019

Tacita Dean announced for Government Art Collection Commission

New York, New York, what a wonderful town!

Works of art from the Collection are particularly well represented in New York City. The displays show the wide span of the Collection, from portraits and landscapes by 17th-century painters to works by several of Britain’s leading contemporary artists.

Reports

Our combined annual report and acquisition lists are published in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

A Working Collection

Works from the Collection are regularly on the move. Find out about what’s needed to make this happen and the job mission of the art works themselves

Paintings by Jessica Dismorr and Winifred Nicholson

Paintings by Jessica Dismorr and Winifred Nicholson on loan to the exhibition, 'Radical Women: Jessica Dismorr and her Contemporaries' at the Pallant House Gallery

Advisory Committee

The role of the Advisory Committee is to approve the acquisition and commission of works of art and to advise on the policy and stewardship of the Collection. See who the current members are.