Artist in the collection Hurvin Anderson has been nominated for this year's Turner Prize. We have a portfolio of prints and a painting by Hurvin and will be keeping our fingers crossed that he wins.
Good news for anyone wanting to eat their lunch outside! We have just re-installed the Butterworth Bench on the lawn outside Senate House. The bench was moved whilst work was carried out on the space outside the Arts Centre. We hope it will be well used in its new home.
Staff and students have been distressed to discover that a much loved painting that hangs in the Zeeman Building was deliberately damaged. Between 15:00 on Tuesday 3 November and 11:00 on Thursday 5 November someone used a black pen to draw over the painting Exposed Painting Zinc Yellow by Callum Innes. This painting was acquired not long after Innes left university. This acquisition helped to establish him as a major British artist...