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JERWOOD COLLECTION: REVEALED ** 1 Feb – 23 Apr 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Christopher Wood, The Bather (detail), c 1925-6
The Artist’s Estate

This exhibition will offer an in depth look into the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century British art, exploring the history and personal stories of the collection’s development.

The Jerwood Collection comprises primarily of paintings, works on paper and prints by British artists working between the First World War and the 1960s. Highlights include pieces by artists such as Sir Stanley Spencer, Laurence Stephen Lowry, Walter Sickert and Augustus John. The exhibition will also feature contemporary works, reflecting Jerwood’s commitments to supporting excellence in contemporary art. Winners of the Jerwood Painting Prize, including Craigie Aitchison and Prunella Clough, will be represented.

The exhibition will provide the opportunity for the most extensive display of the collection since the gallery first opened. Included will be a number of key works, which have not yet been seen on public display at the gallery. This includes a number of works previously on long-term loan such as Craigie Aitchisons’ Crucifixion (1994) and a series of maquettes by a variety of artists including, Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), Dame Elisabeth Frink, (1930-1993), and Henry Moore (1898-1986).

01 February – 23 April 2014

Rock-a-Nore Road
East Sussex
TN34 3DW
Tel: + 44 (0)1424 728377

Opening Times

Please note that the gallery is closed for exhibition turnover and maintenance from Thursday 9 – Friday 31 January 2014. 

Standard opening hours:

Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm
Saturday- Sunday 11am-6pm
Closed Mondays (with the exception of Bank Holiday Mondays and during East Sussex school holidays)

Extended opening hours operate during East Sussex school holidays

For more information about admission prices visit

via Jerwood Gallery – What’s On

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