Last Chance to see Pushing Paper – Contemporary Drawing from 1970 to the Present Day

12th January 2022

The Pushing Paper exhibition is in its final few weeks so make sure to visit before February 5th if you’d like to see the drawings of artists including David Hockney, Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry and Anish Kapoor.

Here are some of the lovely comments already left by visitors:

 “Lovely to see such an array of modern art in Barnsley…more like this please!”

‘’Love the fact that you have managed to secure these famous artists”

“So pleased that the Cooper has hosted this exhibition. Hope to see many more exhibitions with the British Museum in partnership with the Cooper Gallery”

“A really wonderful chance to see art from London’s collections here in the North, thank you.

“Impressed by the Cooper Gallery’s contact with mainstream contemporary art”

“Beautiful display”

‘’Wonderful, serene atmosphere’’

If you’re not able to visit in person, there other ways to experience the exhibition.


Pushing paper film by Simon Waldock- a collaboration between Barnsley Museums and British Museum

Take part!

Face Book Live event on 20 January 2022

Exhibition photography by Andrew Dunkley, courtesy of Barnsley Museums