Category : Art

Review: ‘Listen Up’ at the Art Hostel

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To celebrate National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day, Basis Yorkshire brings us ‘Listen UP’, an inspiring and thought-provoking exhibition about the journey of young people who have experienced sexual exploitation. This interactive exhibition takes us on a journey of a sexually exploited young woman. We begin at the initial stage … Read More

Can the Guardian recover from the loss of Lyn Gardner?

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Renowned journalist and theatre critic Lyn Gardner has recently had her contract with the Guardian slashed on the account of monetary cuts. While she will continue to write reviews and features for the Guardian, her consistent blogs will no longer be published despite their exploration of and relevance to today’s … Read More

Humans of Leeds: Humanity on Display

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Following in the footsteps of other Human’s Of… photography projects, LUU hosted an event of its own. Camille Hanotte went along to check out the innovative new piece. As I was walking down the stairs in LUU, I didn’t really know what to expect from the collaboration between Humans of … Read More

Why Moonlight needed to win Best Picture

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When Jordan Horowitz declared that Moonlight had in fact won ‘Best Picture’ instead of La La Land, as first announced, he used the phrase: ‘This is not a joke.’ But it is. Hollywood and its award ceremonies are a monumental joke. When La La Land was mistakenly given the award … Read More

These books were alive; they spoke to me – Dora Garcia at The Tetley

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The latest exhibiton to grace The Tetley features the work of Dora García. In The Middle takes a look at this daring literary work .. Running from 3rd February to 23rd April, Barcelona-based artist Dora García presents her first institutional solo show in the UK. The exhibition explores her career-long … Read More

Leeds University DARE Art Prize shortlist announced

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Opera North and The University of Leeds’ Cultural Institute have recently revealed the shortlist for the DARE Art Prize. The annual £15,000 award is in celebration of the tenth year anniversary of the partnership between Opera North and the University and challenges both scientists and artists to collaborate on innovative … Read More

Stewart Mason: Education, Collection, Exhibition

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Catherine Doucette discusses the artist who revolutionised Arts education in the UK… The seminar at the Henry Moore Institute, Stewart Mason: Education, Collection, Exhibition, featured three scholarly speakers who discussed the educational and artistic significance of Stewart Mason, an advocate for arts education and key figure in the City Sculpture … Read More

North: Identity, Photography, Fashion – a celebration of diversity

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Sat on Liverpool’s waterfront is Open Eye Gallery, one of the most important galleries -not only in the northwest but also throughout the UK- for promoting photography as an artistic discipline. This year the gallery celebrates its 40th birthday of pioneering work in this field and it has certainly started … Read More

The City Sculptures Project 1972 @ Henry Moore

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Upon entering the gallery, we are subjected to the intimidating gaze of the five-metre-tall King Kong sculpture that appears to almost guard the gallery. A gaze, stature and magnificence that creates a curious dialogue between you and the sculpture, an idea echoed inside. In 1972, City Sculpture Projects funded by … Read More

Periphery at Lady Beck Studies

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Lady Beck Studios is off to a flying start in the Leeds art scene with a new exhibition from Clare Holdstock. We sent Fiona Holland to investigate… Tucked away in the heart of Mabgate, is the recently founded Lady Beck Studios and Project Space, formerly known as Enjoy Art Space. … Read More