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Unquiet Moments: Capturing the Everyday
Organised by the Courtauld Institute of Art’s MA Curating the Art Museum students, this digital exhibition features major works from the Arts Council Collection alongside an exciting programme of online events.

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Stay Home: Moving Image Online
Over the coming weeks we'll be bringing you a curated selection of artists' moving image work from the Arts Council Collection with an online programme of single screen works available to view online during the lockdown period.

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Sculpture by Women Since 1945
Explore some of the artists and artworks featured in our major new touring exhibition, Breaking the Mould - challenging the male-dominated narratives of post-war British sculpture.

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Discover the Collection
Explore our archive of digital content, including short films, virtual exhibition tours and artist profiles as well as a range of accessible learning resources.

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Field for the British Isles
The largest artwork in the collection, Field for the British Isles, was made by Antony Gormley in 1993 with 100 volunteers at a school in St Helens. In our latest film the artist reflects on the creation of this iconic work.

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Things I associate with you

Phillips, Ciara

Things I associate with you

2014

Spirit Jar

Perry, Grayson

Spirit Jar

1994

Loop

Organ, Margaret

Loop

1978

Head VI

Bacon, Francis

Head VI

1949

Movement in Squares

Riley, Bridget

Movement in Squares

1961

Figure in Blue

Johnson, Claudette

Figure in Blue

2018

Educational Outing from Handsworth from Inside series

Burke, Vanley

Educational Outing from Handsworth from Inside series

1968

BRIDGIT

Prodger, Charlotte

BRIDGIT

2016

Girl in a Green Dress

Freud, Lucian

Girl in a Green Dress

1954

Jym in the Studio

Auerbach, Frank

Jym in the Studio

1963

+ and -

Hatoum, Mona

+ and -

1994

Sleeper

Unwin, Phoebe

Sleeper

2012

True To Size

Phillipson, Heather

True To Size

2015

Self Portrait with Fried Eggs (from Self Portraits series 1990-98)

Lucas, Sarah

Self Portrait with Fried Eggs (from Self Portraits series 1990-98)

1996

Youth, Jarrow

Killip, Chris

Youth, Jarrow

1976

Nunhead

Hiorns, Roger

Nunhead

2004

Gedser

Tillmans, Wolfgang

Gedser

2004

Hippy Dialectics

Mellors, Nathaniel

Hippy Dialectics

2010

We Two Boys Together Clinging

Hockney, David

We Two Boys Together Clinging

1961

Regine

Warren, Rebecca

Regine

2007

untitled: dunce

Barlow, Phyllida

untitled: dunce

2015

Popcorn Shells

Ofili, Chris

Popcorn Shells

1995

Slow Movement

Caro, Anthony

Slow Movement

1965

Oh Hélène, J'erre en ma chambre (Oh Helen, I roam my room) Poemes et Planches - Jules Laforgue French Edition B

Caulfield, Patrick

Oh Hélène, J'erre en ma chambre (Oh Helen, I roam my room) Poemes et Planches - Jules Laforgue French Edition B

1973

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The Courtauld's MA Curating students present their annual exhibition online.


18 Jun 2020

The Courtauld Institute of Art’s MA Curating the Art Museum students announce their annual exhibition, offered online for the first time and running for a month from Thursday 18th June. Organised by nine emerging curators, Unquiet Moments: Capturing the Everyday represents both an extraordinary group of artworks and an effort to ensure that art can continue to be accessible in unprecedented circumstances.

Originally conceived as a public exhibition in Somerset House’s galleries, the project has moved...

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The Arts Council Collection is the UK's most widely seen collection of modern and contemporary art.

With more than 8,000 works by over 2,000 artists, it can be seen in exhibitions and public displays across the country and beyond. This website offers unprecedented access to the Collection, and information about each work can be found on this site.