MELROSE WING OF EUROPEAN ART
Galleries 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
The revitalised Melrose Wing of European Art is now open following a twelve month gallery refurbishment and re-display of the collection. This exciting and dynamic new display allows visitors to see a greater number of major works, several new acquisitions and many collection favourites, including J.M. Waterhouse’s Circe Invidiosa 1892.
Drawn from the Gallery’s extensive holdings of paintings, drawings, ceramics, photography, sculpture, the decorative arts and antiquities and covering 2,000 years of art-making, each room in the new look Melrose Wing embodies a distinctive thematic idea which relates to the world in which we live.
Art Gallery Director, Nick Mitzevich explains 'Boundaries of geography and time have been
collapsed to inspire a new way of looking at the rich diversity of the Gallery’s collections.
Objects from different periods and cultures are juxtaposed to reveal how art links the past to the