A day in the life of …

A day in the life of a GAC Curator of Information and Research (Historical)

Philippa studying a painting

Thorn in My Side

In an interview in her studio, Tess Jaray discusses her new way of working with pattern and colour

Thorns 18 by Tess Jaray

Coconuts, burrs and a Mayor

With British Folk Art at the Tate, Homer Sykes's photographs of bizarre customs take on new life

The Burry Man, South Queensferry, Lothian by Homer Sykes

A sense of wonder

A podcast with Jenny West who created 'One Thousand Four Hundred and Forty to Zero' for Sana'a

One Thousand Four Hundred and Forty to Zero


This month, a painting by Ceri Richards marks the centenary of the birth of poet Dylan Thomas

Summer: the Force that through the Green Fuse drives the Flower by Ceri Richards

Johan van Diest portrait at Hampton Court Palace

A portrait of politician James Stanhope, first Earl Stanhope is on loan to Hampton Court Palace

James Stanhope, 1st Earl Stanhope (1673-1721) army officer, diplomat, and politician by Johan van Diest


Latest news from the Government Art Collection

Still from Matt Calderwood's 'Pole' video