Sunday, 13 January 2013

Selected Pieces from Swindon's 20th Century Art Collection on Show this Week

Swindon Council is hosting a public exhibition at property group Amalgamated Berkshire's offices in Station Square, Gloucester St. SN1 1GW

Included will be LS Lowry's 'Winter in Pendlebury' painted in 1943, and presented to the Swindon Collection by HJP Bomford in 1946:

And 'A Procession' also by LS Lowry:

Other works by John Piper and Alfred Wallis will be included, the one below is by Wallis:


The exhibition will be open from Monday 14th of January until Friday 18th of January. It's open from 12 noon until 5pm except on Wednesday when it doesn't open until 2pm.
To visit the exhibition, please call Jessica Carey on 07867 556100 or email:
jessica@lilyandmyfanwy.co.uk

I first saw information about the exhibition in the Swindon Evening Advertiser:

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/10156329.Lowry_paintings_on_show_at_display_of_council_artworks/?ref=nt

Garry Perkins, cabinet member for regeneration and culture said about the exhibition: 'This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase some of the gems in our art collection.'

and also Swindon Does Arts website:

http://www.swindondoesarts.co.uk/swindon-does-arts/lowry-paintings-swindon-exhibition/

There is also a photographic exhibition in the same building:
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/10104567.A_Celebration_of_Swindon_Photographers_exhibition_at_office/

More on the exhibitions when I've been on Wednesday afternoon.

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