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12 artworks
  • Dream Farm

    Travel to the dream farm and find your dream

    Dream Farm 2011
    Patricia Kushnick (b.1940)
    Acrylic on canvas
    H 20 x W 20 cm
    The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
    Dream Farm
    © the artist. Photo credit: The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

  • Evening Cuppa Brings on Dreams

    So many dreams, time spent pondering over a cuppa! imagine

    Evening Cuppa Brings on Dreams
    Bel McCoig (b.1939)
    Oil on board
    H 44 x W 29 cm
    Grampian Hospitals Art Trust
    Evening Cuppa Brings on Dreams
    © the artist. Photo credit: Grampian Hospitals Art Trust

  • Dreams of a Sundance Day

    Dare to dream....dream of a sundance day, dream of dancing in the rain!

    Dreams of a Sundance Day 1980
    Alan Cuthbert (1931–1995) and Chris Hale
    Screenprint on paper
    H 77 x W 52 cm
    Rye Art Gallery
    Dreams of a Sundance Day
    © the copyright holder & © the copyright holder. Photo credit: Rye Art Gallery

  • Believe Me, I Know Best

    We don't always believe, or know what's best, but try and believe in yourself!

    Believe Me, I Know Best 1981
    Peter Wilson (b.1940)
    Oil on canvas
    H 150 x W 177 cm
    Ferens Art Gallery
    Believe Me, I Know Best
    © Peter Wilson. Photo credit: Ferens Art Gallery

  • It Is Believed that Some Dinosaurs Could Run Faster than a Cheetah

    Can you believe? when you feel so cumbersome and burdened with sorrow that you could possibly run faster than a cheetah? imagine!

    It Is Believed that Some Dinosaurs Could Run Faster Than a Cheetah 1991
    Julian Opie (b.1958)
    Painted wood
    H 200 x W 200 x D 280 cm
    Tate
    It Is Believed that Some Dinosaurs Could Run Faster Than a Cheetah
    © Julian Opie 2022. Photo credit: Tate

  • Empty Room and an Old Belief

    Just for a moment, shut the empty room on the old belief and dare to open the door to a new room..

    Empty Room and an Old Belief
    Peter Bibby
    Oil on board
    H 39.3 x W 32.5 cm
    Williamson Art Gallery & Museum
    Empty Room and an Old Belief
    © the copyright holder. Photo credit: Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

  • The Daredevils

    Dare to dream be a daredevil!

    The Daredevils
    Thérèse Lessore (1884–1945)
    Oil on canvas
    H 91.4 x W 71.1 cm
    Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
    The Daredevils
    Photo credit: Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

  • Touch Me If You Dare

    So BE THE LION! dare to dream!

    Touch Me If You Dare
    John Trivett Nettleship (1841–1902)
    Oil on canvas
    H 110 x W 184 cm
    Alfred East Art Gallery Permanent Collection
    Touch Me If You Dare
    Photo credit: Alfred East Art Gallery Permanent Collection

  • How Dare You?

    Be brave dare yourself to dream big...smile!

    How Dare You? 2003
    Eleanor Engle (b.1959)
    Acrylic on wood
    H 35 x W 30 cm
    New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge
    How Dare You?
    © the artist. Photo credit: New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

  • Inspire

    Inspire
    Alan Wilson (active 2000–c.2017)
    Doulting stone & Bath stone
    H 762 cm
    Inspire
    © the copyright holder. Photo credit: Jane Roblin / Art UK

  • Kemble Inspired by the Genius of Shakespeare

    Who inspires you?

    Kemble Inspired by the Genius of Shakespeare c.1817
    John Flaxman (1755–1826)
    Framed, glazed plaster & yellow glass
    H 22.3 x W 20 x D 2.6 cm
    Sir John Soane’s Museum
    Kemble Inspired by the Genius of Shakespeare
    Photo credit: Sir John Soane’s Museum

  • 'Let the hills be joyful together'

    'Let the hills be joyful together' 1874
    John Samuel Raven (1829–1877)
    Oil on canvas
    H 52.3 x W 97 cm
    Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library
    'Let the hills be joyful together'
    Photo credit: Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library