Press Office

Press office

Welcome to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts’ online Press Office. This section contains press releases and news on upcoming exhibitions and events. 

For further information, location filming and photography, and to request press ready images contact:

Penelope Lucas
Head of Marketing and Communications  
p.lucas@uea.ac.uk 01603 593649

If you wish to reproduce images of other works in the Sainsbury Centre Collections please contact: 

Joanna Roberts
Gallery Registrar 
Joanna.Roberts@uea.ac.uk 01603 591057


SUPERSTRUCTURES: The New Architecture 1960-1990

24 March - 2 September 2018

Press release will be added by Wednesday 15th November 2017


The Russia Season - Royal Faberge and Radical Russia

14 October 2017 - 11 February 2018

In October 2017, to mark the anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the Sainsbury Centre will stage the Russia Season. A highlight will be the dramatic model of Tatlin’s Tower, one of the most iconic architectural projects to have been designed in the Soviet era. The ten-metre high model will be on display near the Sainsbury Centre. contrasting Russian art and life, before and after the Revolution.


Roger Law: From Satire to Ceramics

18 November 2017 - 3 April 2018

Renowned for co-creating the hit 1980s and 1990s television series Spitting Image with Peter Fluck, Roger Law has been a seminal British artist and cultural commentator for the last four decades. He has subsequently become a major ceramic artist, establishing himself as pioneering figure in his work in Jingdezhen, one of China’s most famous porcelain centres.

Roger Law: From Satire to Ceramics, opening on 18 November explores the full range of Law’s extraordinary career, in an exhibition that looks at his artistic and intellectual formation, and the successive environments he worked in. 


Paul Nash

Until 20 August

Spanning a lifetime’s work from his earliest drawings to his iconic war time paintings, this exhibition explores Nash’s central role in the development of modern British art.


Rana Begum: Space Light Colour

Until 1 October

Rana Begum is one of the most exciting artists working in Britain today. She has completed commissions in Dubai, Cambridge, and King’s Cross in London. This exhibition is her first solo museum show. 


Sainsbury Centre and UEA unveil new campus sculpture project with Antony Gormley: 3x ANOTHER TIME

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich has announced a major new addition to the parkland campus when internationally acclaimed artist Antony Gormley unveils a series of three sculptures. The high-profile installation, to be revealed on April 22, will enhance the campus for students, staff and visitors alike.