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Refurbished Dundee Museum To Re-Open With A Spectacular New Commission

'Man and Boy and Boat', 1876 - by William McTaggart - Copyright Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

DUNDEE, SCOTLAND – A stunning, luminously coloured
new sculpture has been installed in its new home at The McManus: Dundee’s Art
Gallery and Museum, to mark the building’s £12 million refurbishment.

Commissioned directly from the artist, “Waldella, Dundee”, by David
Batchelor was partly funded by independent charity The Art Fund with a grant of
The work, specifically designed for The McManus: Dundee’s Art
Gallery and Museum and never publicly displayed before, is the largest and most
ambitious contemporary work ever to have been bought by the Galleries.