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Voting opens to find Britain's favourite work of art in Art Fund's 2018 poll
Unknown artist, Am Not I a Man and a Brother (c1800), International Slavery Museum.


LONDON.- Art Fund, the national fundraising charity for art, has launched its annual poll to name the nation’s favourite acquisition of the year. Voters are invited to choose from a shortlist of 10 works of art that Art Fund helped UK museums and galleries to buy in 2018:

• Kehinde Wiley, Ship of Fools (2017), Royal Museums Greenwich

• Unknown maker, Anglo-Saxon pendant (650-700), Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

• Leonora Carrington, Portrait of Max Ernst (c1939), National Galleries of Scotland

• Lubaina Himid, Toussaint L’Ouverture (1987), Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima)

• Grayson Perry, Posh Art (1992), Victoria Art Gallery

• Eric Ravilious, Beachy Head (1939), Towner Art Gallery

• Unknown artist, Am Not I a Man and a Brother (c1800), International Slavery Museum

• Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria (c1616), National Gallery

• John Bellany, The Boatbuilders (1962), Scottish Maritime Museum

• Yinka Shonibare MBE, Earth (2010), Wolverhampton Art Gallery

The poll opened Tuesday 4 December and runs until Saturday 15 December. The winner will be announced Tuesday 18 December. All those who vote will be entered into a free prize draw, with the chance of winning a lifetime National Art Pass worth £1,850. Anyone is eligible to vote in the poll which can be accessed here.

The shortlisted works encompass painting, sculpture and treasure. Their combined value is £5.2m. All of these works of art and objects joined public collections in the past year, and Art Fund contributed over £800,000 towards their acquisition, including the cost of conserving Artemisia Gentileschi’s Self-Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria.

Previous winners of Art Fund Work of the Year include: Sir Edwin Landseer, The Monarch of the Glen (c.1851), National Galleries Scotland in 2017 and Unknown artist, The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I (1588), Royal Museums Greenwich in 2016.





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