Walker Art Gallery

Artist Graham Crowley wins prestigious John Moores Painting Prize

Meanwhile Eloise Hawser, a sculptor and mixed media artist, has been awarded the annual David and Yuko Juda Art Foundation grant

Murillo's dramatic altarpiece back on display in Liverpool after a major clean-up

The restored Virgin and Child in Glory at the Walker Art Gallery reveals Spanish master's "exquisite skills"


Anonymous art collector revealed

He is property developer David Lewis


Interview with collector David Lewis: “It’s fun to watch people enjoy our paintings”

After 40 years of silence, Lewis talks publicly on the eve of his major loan exhibition


Highlights of David John Lewis's collection to go on show next February in Liverpool

The more than 400 hundred works are described as “one of the largest collections of old masters amassed since the second world war”.

Art marketarchive

Warning about fairy paintings as fakes appear on the market

Forgeries inspired by the burgeoning popularity of the genre are becoming increasingly problematic


Sir Denis Mahon retracts his gift to the Walker in protest against entry charges

Baroque paintings given to National Gallery of Ireland instead

Sir Denis Mahon threatens to withdraw pictures from Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery

Veteran collector and lobbyist for the arts opposes introduction of entrance fees