Eva Rothschild Alternative to Power

Floor 3

24 September 2016 — 15 January 2017

Eva Rothschild is one of the leading sculptors of her generation and has gained extensive international recognition for her work.


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Oliver Jones Divine (detail)studio image of work in progress, 2016. Photo: the artist

Oliver Jones Divine

Floor 4

Until 20 November 2016

Oliver Jones is known for his photorealistic chalk drawings, which consider how the media advertises, manipulates and exploits imagery of flesh. For his solo exhibition at The New Art Gallery Walsall, Oliver has created a new large-scale multi-panel work, Divine (2016), talking the studio of the tattoo artist as its subject.


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People’s Choice

Spring 2017

To vote for your favourite artworks please go to the link via the People’s Choice page on our website

www.thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk/collections or alternatively via postcards available in the Gallery.


Voting is now open and will close at the end of January. The year long exhibition will be open in March 2017.


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Matthew Smith (1879-1959)The Fruit BowlWatercolour on paper

Works from Tate into The Garman Ryan Collection

Floors 1 and 2

Until 11 February 2017

As part of a three year partnership with Tate, the 2016 Interventions into The Garman Ryan Collection are drawn from Tate’s renowned collection. 16 Tate artworks have been paired with related works in The Garman Ryan Collection, linked either by artist, subject or theme. Included are key exampes of work by Eric Gill, Cedric Morris, John Nash, Picasso and Rodin.


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Georges Braque (1882-1963), Birds in Flightc. 1953-55, Lithograph

Artwork of the Month: October

1 – 30 October 2016


Birds in Flight,  c.1953-55,  Lithograph

By Georges Braque (1882-1963)


Paired with Dove, Lithograph by Pablo Picasso in

Works from Tate into The Garman Ryan Collection exhibition.

Camille Pissarro(1830-1903),Landscape, Eragny-sur-Epte,1890, Watercolour on paper

Exhibition Tour

Works from Tate into The Garman Ryan Collection

Saturday 19 November, 2pm

Join a pair of our knowledgeable Gallery Assistants for an informal tour of the Works from Tate into the Garman Ryan Collection exhibition currently on display on Floors 1 and 2.


Free, no need to book.

Paul Seawright (b. 1965), Window, 2015,Photograph 1/3, Courtesy the artist and Kerlin Gallery, Dublin.

Recent Acquisitions Part 2: Landscape and the Urban Environment

Floor 2

Until 11 February 2017

Throughout 2016 we will display some of the newest acquisitions to our Permanent Collection,  in the lead up to its 125th anniversary next year. Our collecting policy prioritises works which have an association with our Garman Ryan Collection, or are by artists who have been part of our temporary exhibitions programmes or held residencies at the Gallery.


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Chloe Ashley exhibition viewexhibition view showing dyed silver gelatin photograph, ‘Building, Developing, Materialising’, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, June 2016.

Chloe Ashley: The Building as Material

Artists' Studio, Floor 1

Until 13 November 2016

Twenty years ago, London-based architects Caruso St John were selected to design a new gallery for Walsall after winning a high profile international competition. Since opening in 2000, the resulting 37-metre-high building, clad in terrocotta tiles and punctuated by large windows, has been a source of inspiration for artists.


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Oliver Jones Divine (detail)studio image of work in progress, 2016. photo: the artist

In Conversation

Oliver Jones

Saturday 15 October, 2pm

Join the artist and Curator, Zoë Lippett, for a talk about the Divine exhibition currrently on display on Floor.


Free, all welcome.


Eva Rothschild,Narcissus, 2013

In Conversation

Eva Rothschild

Thursday 3 November, 6—8pm

£3 – booking essential


Join the artist for a talk about her work with Lisa Le Feuvre, Head of Sculpture Studies at Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Book your place by calling the Gallery on 01922 654400.




The New Art Gallery Walsall

Opening times:

Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm.

Sundays 12noon – 4pm.

Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays.


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