Tag : art

The amazing things you can create: Papercraft Society

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I have always been slightly jealous of people who are adept at origami, because I was amazed at the amazing things you could create with just a few sheets of paper. When I heard that a new society had been formed that focused on paper crafting, I decided to check … Read More

A chat with the Museum and Art Gallery Society

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Last week, The Gryphon interviewed committee members, Sam and Laura, of the fairly new Museum and Art Gallery Society. Why did you join the society? Sam: I joined because I think that there’s a lack of museum trips, especially in my department, I study History of Art, and, obviously, that’s … Read More

Hum for Harambe: Candlelight vigil held for late gorilla

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A vigil held for a gorilla? You bet. But Harambe is more than an animal. He’s a meme…  “Harambe was sadly taken from us, but his heart still stays in all of us.” So runs the description of the Facebook event that attracted the interest of upwards of two thousand … Read More

In The Spotlight: Anime & Manga Soc

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This week, The Gryphon spoke to Becca McDonald, treasurer of Anime & Manga Soc, to find out more Have you ever heard of Attack on Titan? Sailor Moon, perhaps? Surely, you must have heard of Dragon Ball Z? All of these are examples of popular anime and manga, and Leeds … Read More

2015 Turner Prize goes to urban regenerators Assemble

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London-based Assemble were named winners of the 31st Turner Prize on Monday night in a ceremony in Glasgow. The group, which consists of 18 members, was recognised for their work regenerating urban spaces in Toxteth, Liverpool, using art and design. They are the first ‘non-artists’ to win the prize since its inception … Read More

Behind The Scenes: Curating the WWI Exhibition

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Documenting World War I and capturing it in a new and exciting exhibition is no easy feat just one year after the centenary celebrations saw every museum, gallery and cultural organisation in the country commemorating it. Such was the project tasked to the university’s MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies … Read More

Debate: Humans Of Leeds – Still a relevant concept?

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Humans Of…’ pages have started to develop a bad reputation. Even the almighty Humans of New York page is beginning to lose its appeal, with the founder Brandon Stanton being labelled as exploitative and a sell out after several collections of his portraits have shot to number one on amazon … Read More

Paul Neagu: Palpable Sculture Exhibition – Henry Moore Institute

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The Henry Moore Institute has long been renowned as a groundbreaking centre in the study of sculpture and artistic forms. It is unsurprising then that the multi-faceted work of Paul Neagu should find its way within these walls, as the institute welcomes one of the scenes most intriguing and sensory … Read More

Preview: Leeds Light Night – 09/10/15

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Welcome to Leeds. Over the next few weeks you’ll start to find your feet in this artful city. You’ll soon decide where to drink, where to see shows and where to absorb culture. Of course there’s no denying that Leeds is a large city with an even larger range of … Read More

Editor’s Picks: Leeds’ Top Five Art Spaces

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Welcome to Leeds, arty freshers. We thought we’d count down some of Leeds’ top artistic gems for you to get your teeth into: 5. Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds In at number five is the Stanley and Audrey Burton gallery. Located in the trademark Parkinson … Read More