Highly Anticipated Hayward Touring Show of Contemporary British Art Returns to London


NOTTINGHAM.- The British Art Show is a major survey exhibition renowned for showcasing the best in British art now. Organized by Hayward Touring Exhibitions, the show takes place every five years and tours to four different cities across the UK. It opened in Nottingham on 23 October 2010, then tours to the Hayward Gallery – its first time in London in 20 years – followed by venues in Glasgow and Plymouth. Since its beginning in 1979, over 1.1 million visitors have enjoyed the six previous British Art Shows in cities all around the country including Nottingham, Glasgow, Bristol, Manchester, London, Gateshead, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Southampton, Leeds, Sheffield and Birmingham. The list of previous exhibitors is a ‘Who’s Who’ of British Art – including Lucien Freud, Gilbert and George, Anish Kapoor, Antony