New Acquisitions

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New Acquisitions

Celebrating the recent gift of 90 contemporary artworks to the gallery

Lucky Whitworth Gallery! The Karpidas Foundation recently made a gift to it of 90 contemporary works of art, and this exhibition features a selection of those works.

It will include pieces by Richard Patterson, Paul Noble, Dorothy Cross, Anna Barriball, Laure Prouvost and Richard Forster.

Photography will feature strongly in the exhibition, with works by Gillian Wearing, Wolfgang Tillmans, Liz Deschenes, Luke Fowler, Lisa Oppenheim and Josh Brand.

A group of paintings will be displayed overlooking Whitworth Park. These will include works by major British artists Michael Craig-Martin, Dexter Dalwood, Keith Coventry and Gary Hume alongside recent paintings by young New York-based artists Matt Connors and Richard Aldrich.

Several sculptures that form part of the gift will be permanently installed in the Whitworth grounds and park, with works by Nathan Coley, Christine Borland, Simon Periton, Emily Young, Nate Lowman and Nico Vascellari. 

Lucky Whitworth, and lucky us.

By: Rob Martin

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