Swindon Art Gallery

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Swindon Art Gallery is located in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. It includes a collection of 20th-century British art, one of the best in the country outside London.[1] The collection was established in 1944 by a local benefactor, H.J.P. Bomford, through a significant donation of artworks.

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery's collection focuses on major artists and movements of 20th and 21st century British art, with several works presented by the Art Fund[2] and the Contemporary Art Society.[3] Artists in the collection include Ben Nicholson, Henry Moore, Lucian Freud, Graham Sutherland, L S Lowry, Paul Nash, Steven Pippin, Terry Frost, Roger Hilton, Howard Hodgkin, John Hoyland, Richard Hamilton, Gwen John, Augustus John, Maggi Hambling, John Bellany, Tony Bevan, Ivon Hitchens, John Piper, Christopher le Brun, Dennis Creffield, Lisa Milroy, Julie Umerle, David Leach, Lucie Rie and Hans Coper.[4] The media include paintings, photography and studio pottery.

Swindon Museum is located next to the gallery.[5] Swindon Museum and Art Gallery is one of the venues for the Swindon Festival of Literature.


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Coordinates: 51°33′10″N 1°46′39″W / 51.5528°N 1.7775°W / 51.5528; -1.7775