Additions to the Houghton Hall Contemporary Art Collection

New additions make a visit to Houghton even more memorable for 2022
5 May, 2022
Tony Cragg installation at Houghton Hall 2021
Tony Cragg installation at Houghton Hall 2021
Houghton celebrates it's 300th year in 2022 and has re-opened the house for visitors. There are several artworks that have also been added to the contemporary art collection for this year too.
There are new sculptures by internationally acclaimed artists Ryan Gander, Claudio Parmiggiani and recent paintings by John Virtue.





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About the author

Paul Vater, Director of Contemporary and Country

Paul Vater

Paul conducts studio visits to maintain strong relationships with artists, designers and craftspeople who show their work with us. He manages the main C&C website and has developed the online shop where selected works are presented for sale.


Paul established his design company, Sugarfree, in 1990 and quickly gained a reputation for delivering fresh, effective marketing campaigns and brand identities for clients including Save the Children Fund, United Nations Association and UNHCR. Over the years those added to the roster include IPC Magazines, Arts Council England, The Roundhouse, Barbican Centre, Arts Marketing Association, Look Ahead Housing and Care, Paddington Waterside, BBC Worldwide, Commonwealth Foundation, Prestel, City of London Corporation, Baker Street Quarter, Victoria BID and the University of East Anglia.