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William Etty – Art and Controversy

25 June, 2011 – 22 January, 2012 This major exhibition took a fresh look at the works of York-born artist William Etty RA (1787-1849) and uncovered the reasons for his controversial reputation. It was the first comprehensive reassessment of his art for more than 50 years.

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Previous Exhibitions

VIEWS OF YORK AND YORKSHIRE 20 August – 27 September 2020 Artists such as L.S. Lowry, Letitia Marion Hamilton and John Piper presented contrasting views of the heart of the city, while newly conserved prints of York Minster dating from the first half of the 19th century were displayed for the first time, revealing shifting […]

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