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  • ArticlesShirley Jones and the Red Hen Press

    18 April 2013

    [image: Red Hen Press]

    An 'artist's book' is defined as one created or conceived by an individual artist. Some of the best contemporary examples from Wales are the works of Shirley Jones.
  • ArticlesDavid Jones (1895-1974)

    4 April 2013

    [image: David Jones, image courtesy of Western Mail picture library ]

    David Jones was more profoundly influenced throughout his life by the landscape, language and myths of Wales than any of his contemporaries. An extraordinary and multi-talented man, he occupies a unique place in twentieth-century British art, and is often called the greatest painter-poet since William Blake.
  • ArticlesGraham Sutherland: Artist in Focus

    14 May 2012

    [image: Graham Sutherland]

    Graham Sutherland was celebrated as the 'outstanding painter of his generation'. The places in which Sutherland worked had a profound influence on his work: from the rural landscape of Kent to the hills and valleys of west Wales and the heat and light of the French Riviera.


  • GalleriesFaces of Wales gallery

    27 July 2007

    [image: Mary Evans]

    This gallery introduces you to the most fascinating 'faces of wales', including faces from the world of politics, the theatre, sports and literature - all men and women who in their time changed the face of Wales.

  • GalleriesBotanical illustrations

    13 July 2007

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    A selection of sumptuous botanical illustrations from the collections at Amgueddfa Cymru.


  • InteractivesPerseus and the Graiae: Explore the painting

    27 May 2013

    [image: Perseus and the Graiae]

    This remarkable work occupies the boundary between painting and sculpture and was the centerpiece of one of Burne-Jones's most ambitious narrative schemes.

  • InteractivesCardiff landscape, 1678

    21 February 2011

    [image: Cardiff 1678]

    Sketched by Francis Place in 1678 as two separate views of Cardiff, Amgueddfa Cymru has digitally scanned and stitched the two together to reveal for the first time this unique view of Cardiff.

  • InteractivesFaces of Wales timeline

    30 August 2007

    [image: Mary Evans]

    This timeline introduces you to the most fascinating 'Faces of Wales' - spanning 500 years of Welsh history


  • PagesArt collections online

    6 April 2007

    [image: art online]

    A catalogue of the paintings and sculptures in the Art collections of Amgueddfa Cymru. It lists around two thousand works which form the core of our Art collection, with biographical information on over nine hundred artists who are represented in it.