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Open House London 2017

Come and visit the GAC to see works of art and go 'behind the scenes' to find out how we operate

Open House tour at the GAC

C.R.W. Nevinson at the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

Christopher Nevinson's 'Battlefields of Britain' is on show at the Royal West of England Academy

Battlefields of Britain by C. R. W. Nevinson

The Government Art Collection around the world

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Chris Orr

Born 1943

Ice Star (Scaur Water, Penpont, Dumfriesshire)Ice Star (Scaur Water, Penpont, Dumfriesshire)

Andy Goldsworthy

Born 1956

In the Cellar MirrorIn the Cellar Mirror

Norman Charles Blamey


Map of NowhereMap of Nowhere

Grayson Perry

Born 1960