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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

LUCIE RIE: CERAMICS AND BUTTONS 22 June 2018 – 3 November 2019 As one of the most respected potters of the 20th century, Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995) was known for her finely thrown and beautifully decorated functional domestic ceramics. She emigrated to the UK during the Second World War and began producing ceramic buttons for […]

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