ARTIST ROOMS by Various artists

A collection of 725 works of art which will be divided into 50 rooms by 25 artists plus 10 additional works.

Details

Medium:
Various
Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£1,000,000 ( Total: £26,530,219; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2008
Vendor:
Anthony d'Offay Limited

Acquired jointly by Tate and National Galleries Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. As well as showing artists’ work in depth, the unique intention behind this acquisition is that the rooms will tour the UK, as well as being shown in Tate and NGS. The collection is compiled as follows: Diane Arbus (3 rooms), Joseph Beuys (5), Vija Celmins (1), Ian Hamilton Finlay (1), Gilbert & George (2 - Existers illustrated), Johann Grimonprez (1), Damien Hirst (1), Jenny Holzer (1), Alex Katz (1), Anselm Kiefer (3), Jeff Koons (2), Jannis Kounellis (4), Sol LeWitt (1), Richard Long (2), Robert Mapplethorpe (3), Agnes Martin (1), Ron Mueck (1), Bruce Nauman (2), Gerhard Richter (3), Ed Ruscha (1), Robert Therrien (2), Bill Viola (1), Andy Warhol (6), Lawrence Weiner (1), and Francesca Woodman (1). In addition, there are ten works by a further seven artists: Georg Baselitz, Ellen Gallagher, Richard Hamilton, Mario Merz, Charles Ray, Robert Ryman and Cy Twombly.

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