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Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery opened in May 1884 and is in Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands. The building was funded and constructed by local contractor Philip Horsman and built on land provided by the Council and in 2006-2007 the building was refurbished, partly modernised, and extended to create additional exhibiting spaces. In 1990s, Wolverhampton acquired the art and local history collections of neighbouring Bilston Museum and Art Gallery which included much by Edwin Butler Bayliss known for his depictions of the Black Country industrial landscape.The gallery has changing exhibitions and permanent galleries featuring work by English landscape and portrait art Thomas Gainsborough with permanent displays dedicated to key periods in history, such as the Georgian and Victorian rooms, as well as the Pop Art gallery which, with its changing programme of artists, has exhibited the likes of Andy Warhol, Peter Blake, Roy Lichtenstein and David Hockney.