Tag : art

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

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spot

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Summertime Number 9A is a painting that longs to be understood. The black swirls fall like letters on the canvas, desperate to be read, and the subtle strokes of aestival colour signal a summer’s scene that is waiting to be experienced. The man responsible for this familiar yet infinitely puzzling … Read More

‘My Case, My Journey’ Exhibition at Armley Mills

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Image: Laura Cummins As I catch my first sunny glimpse of Armley Mills, tucked beneath a viaduct overlooking the river Aire, I know it will be an afternoon of discovery. With exhibits ranging from a visiting Steam Punk fair to an in-house 1920s cinema, this hidden gem is well worth … Read More

My Case, My Journey – stories of Leeds women in migrant communities

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A new exhibition giving an insight into the experiences and cultural heritages of Leeds’ international women is to be showcased from today. ‘My Case, My Journey’ will open its doors in The MillSpace at Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills from the 5th of March to the 30th of May … Read More

Art | Gego: Line as Object – an exhibition with a delicately industrial feel

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Image: Henry Moore Institute The Henry Moore Institute present the first solo exhibition of Gego, a Venezuelan artist fascinated by using line as object, blurring the mediums of drawing and sculpture. The exhibition takes a selection of the artist’s work spanning 34 years and presents a small but interesting exhibition … Read More

The Ig Nobel Awards: The Science Prize that Rewards the Weird and Wonderful

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Winning the Nobel Prize is the pinnacle of a scientist’s career. It is the ultimate reward for years of labour and hard work. They slave away in dimly lit rooms, the lack of sunlight forcing them dangerously close to developing rickets. They peer into microscopes for hours on end, their … Read More