A Balloon Ascent by W. Adams Junior, at Night,
(detail), 19th C, oil on canvas by British School, Victoria Art Gallery
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Can watercolour get smart?
James Faure Walker, artist and Hon. Treasurer of the Royal Watercolour Society, asks whether watercolour can – or should – get modern.
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We're bringing sculpture to Art UK!
First it was oil paintings and soon it will be sculpture.
In this blog post, Deputy Director Katey Goodwin explains our plans to digitise the UK’s national sculpture collection and what this exciting initiative will involve.
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Buy art prints of wild Britain
No doubt you will recognise some of the stunning scenery in this curated collection of prints available for you to purchase and enjoy in your home.
Elisabeth Frink (1930–1993)
Known for her numerous public commissions, for example Horse and Rider (1975) in Piccadilly, London, she also created many works on paper that can be found on Art UK.
Britain’s only Michelangelo marble
Alison Cole tells the story of how this awe-inspiring sculpture ended up in one lucky UK art collection.
The Hepworth Wakefield
The largest purpose-built exhibition space outside London; it already has over 390 artworks on Art UK and the sculpture project will only increase this number!
Antony Gormley (b.1950)
Turner Prize winner and the artist behind the Angel of the North, but what about his paintings? Discover them here.
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