Tag : art

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

Art | Mondrian and his Studios @ Tate Liverpool – Understanding and Immersion

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Absolute immersion and devotion to a single occupation is rare in our modern age. Luckily, the rare, flailing student who rises each morning to sight of four bedroom walls plastered with exam notes is an exception. This is, perhaps, the reason that when reflecting on Piet Mondrian’s complete dedication to … Read More

Art | OVERTIME: Art and the Office – Seize's exploration of a career in art

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Image: Seize OVERTIME pitches the bureaucratic environment of the archetypal office against the demiurgic context of the gallery. By allowing artists as cultural commentators to pick apart the office as a workplace and as a place centred around making money, they openly interrogate the accepted working practices traditionally placed in … Read More

Art/Film | Kiss Kiss Kill Kill – the spy canon beyond Bond

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Image: Kiss Kiss Kill Kill Archive The mention of spy films alone is enough to make people instantly think of James Bond. Beyond the suited and booted gadget-wielding Bond, though, lies a canon of European spy cinema that’s largely unknown. Blenheim Walk Gallery at the Leeds College Art currently plays … Read More

Art | Alfred Drury – Victorian sculpture on campus

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Image: Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery Tucked away in the Stanley and Audrey Burton gallery is a small yet extensive exhibition of Alfred Drury’s life works. An influential architectural sculptor of the Victorian and Edwardian times, Drury was part of New Sculpture, an artistic movement which shifted sculpture from its … Read More

Art | PAN Berlin

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Image: PAN Leeds College of Art is currently hosting an exhibition from PAN, the Berlin based record label who have become critically acclaimed as a platform for experimental sound and art. With the exhibition showcasing a range of artwork produced by the labels musicians and artists, and the way PAN … Read More