BBC News Writer Makes Largest Donation in UK Museum History

artnet news | Sarah Cascone:

Tim Sayer’s lifelong passion for art will soon be enriching West Yorkshire’s Hepworth Wakefield museum, as the Yorkshire Evening Post reports the collector plans to donate some 400 artworks by big names like David Hockney, Alexander Calder, and Sol Lewitt to the institution. The retired BBC Radio news writer and his wife Annemarie Norton have spent the last five decades slowly accumulating their art collection, which is displayed on every available surface in their home… Read more

Image: Tim Sayer with part of his art collection. Rosie Hallam, courtesy the Hepworth Wakefield.