Just 500 of around 3,700 items are being displayed in the town.

Thousands of items are not on show at the multi-million Walsall New Art Gallery and are being kept in storage.

The collection, which ranges from paintings, and drawings to ornaments includes Freud’s portrait of Kitty, Van Gogh’s ‘Sorrow’ and Monet’s landscape.

Reported by the Express and Star. You can read the full story here. 

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