Eric Estorick an American sociologist and writer began collecting works of art when he came to England after WWII. After his marriage, he and his wife travelled extensively in Italy befriending artists and collecting works of art which were exhibited widely in this country. Prior to his death in 1993, Estorick and his family decided that a charitable trust should be established to take care of the pictures. A Georgian building was purchased and here is based this magnificent collection of works by Futurisms major players including Giancomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Gnio Severini, Carlo Carra , Ardengo Soffici and Luigi Russolo.

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