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Art | Farewell, Old Flo!

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After braving the elements in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for the last fifteen years, the colossal Henry Moore sculpture ‘Draped Seated Woman’, although commonly known as ‘Old Flo’, is facing a controversial move. The sculpture has been reclaimed by its owner, the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, who plans to … Read More

A Closer Look At… Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

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Most notable for his paintings of the ballet, horse races and women going about their daily routines, Edgar Degas has long been considered to be at the forefront of Impressionist painting. Born in Paris to a wealthy family, Degas studied at the École des Beaux-Arts where he learnt the fine technical … Read More

Leeds Lights Up

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Leeds Student went down to the city centre to explore the wealth of cultural activity going on for Leeds’ annual Light Night On Friday 5 October, for one night only, the city of Leeds was lit up and full of life and celebration (and not just because there were 80p … Read More

Interview | Kings of Cloth of Gold

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Actor Dominic Goodwin talks to LS2 Arts about codpieces, comedy and his role as Henry VIII in Tony Lidington’s new historical comedy drama ‘Kings of Cloth of Gold’ debuted last week at Royal Armouries. Tell us a bit about the play and your role in it. The tournament room at … Read More

A Closer Look at… Illustration

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It is sometimes necessary to defend illustration as a legitimate art form against the nay-sayers. Champions of conservative and traditional art forms occasionally need reminding of illustration’s established status as the universal language of the world. Before text we had images, even if those images were half formed scrawls across … Read More

A Closer Look at… Illustration

6 years ago / 0 comments

It is sometimes necessary to defend illustration as a legitimate art form against the nay-sayers. Champions of conservative and traditional art forms occasionally need reminding of illustration’s established status as the universal language of the world. Before text we had images, even if those images were half formed scrawls across … Read More

How Much Would You Pay for a Postcard?

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Leeds Student sends Tom McGinn down to the Piano Postcards exhibition in our Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery to contemplate the true value of art in today’s celebrity-obsessed culture The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, of which the permanent collection is well worth a look, is found just inside the … Read More