A small but important collection of British paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints produced between 1890-1940.
The university’s art collection can be found on the ground floor of the Brynmor Jones Library.
Featured artists include Aubrey Beardsley, Walter Sickert, Philip Wilson Steer, Lucien Pissarro, Augustus John, Stanley Spencer, Percy Wyndham Lewis and Ben Nicholson as well as sculpture by Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Henry Moore.
The Bloomsbury artists are also well represented, and there are cartoons and costume designs. Also on display are the two Thompson collections of Chinese Ceramics, and occasional loan exhibitions.
Situated at the heart of the University of Hull campus, the Brynmor Jones Library provides extensive services to both the students and people of Hull. Facilities include a café with quality barista coffee, an exhibition hall that is home to temporary exhibitions, an art gallery showcasing the University’s outstanding collection of British art and an observatory offering stunning views of the campus.
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