The Museum of Art

Inspired by the eclectic collections amassed by 19th century collectors, The Museum of Art uses works from the Towner Collection to playfully reflect the mood and character of a Victorian museum.

The installation juxtaposes seemingly disconnected paintings and brings together diverse clusters of sculptures in crowded cases. These unexpected arrangements allude to hidden connections and inspire the viewer to invent their own histories for the works.  

This display will include the Towner Bequest and works by Henry Moore, Victor Pasmore and Christopher Wood.

Image: Giovanni Battista Lombardi, The Veiled Lady, 1869. Towner Collection.

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