Exhibition

John Moores Painting Prize virtual tour

12 Feb 2021 – 27 Jun 2021

Regular hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00
Thursday
10:00 – 18:00
Friday
10:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00

Timezone: Europe/London

Free admission

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Hosted by: Walker Art Gallery

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The John Moores Painting Prize brings together the best in contemporary British painting right now.

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Take a virtual tour of the 67 paintings that have made it into the John Moores Painting Prize this year. From large scale canvases, bold in brush strokes and colour, to exquisitely detailed pieces, the exhibition covers a wide range of styles, united by their use of paint.

Selected from almost 3000 entries by the jury, Hurvin Anderson, Michelle Williams Gamaker, Alison Goldfrapp, Jennifer Higgie and Gu Wenda.

Keep an eye out for shortlisted works: The Neanderthal Futures Infirmary by Robbie Bushe, Compost by Michele Fletcher, The Motherland by Steph Goodger, March by Stephen Lee and The Common by Kathryn Maple. The £25,000 first prize will be awarded on 4 March.

Past prize winners include David Hockney (1967), Mary Martin (1969), Lisa Milroy (1989), Peter Doig (1993), Keith Coventry (2010) and Rose Wylie (2014). Sir Peter Blake, winner of the junior prize in 1961, is patron of the Prize. 

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