Walker Art Gallery: British Art 1880-1950

Now open, the newly refurbished room eleven at the Walker Art gallery showcases works by Paul Nash, LS Lowry and Lucian Freud alongside the Merseyside artists Albert Richards and George Jardine. Other highlights include furniture by Morris & Co and ceramics by the Martin Brothers and Bernard Leach. This room also includes new interactive and audio-visual features:

  • An interactive timeline showing the major changes in British art during this period, including archive images and video.
  • An audio soundscape for the painting ‘Off to the Fishing Grounds’ by Alexander Stanhope Forbes.
  • Special canvases that can be touched by visitors to give an understanding of different painting techniques.

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