Tag : Painting

Leeds student avocado artwork finds royal buyer

2 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds University student was left stunned when her painting was purchased by none other than the Duchess of Cornwall. The surprise purchase came after both the Duchess and the Prince of Wales visited the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull amid the City of Culture 2017 celebrations. Helen Brayshaw’s painting, … Read More

Art | Polychromies – Surface, Light and Colour

5 years ago / 0 comments

2/3 Stars As the Leeds Art Gallery states: “sculpture has often been considered in opposition to painting”. This is the motivation behind new exhibition Polychromies, which showcases a diverse collection of artists’ works in both sculpture and painting. Spanning over three centuries, the works are juxtaposed across three rooms in … Read More

Art | The Most Expensive Paintings of All Time

6 years ago / 0 comments

Sotheby’s art auction last week cements the fact that even in our less-than-stable economic climate, the value of good art is on the rise every day- and people are certainly willing to pay good money for it. The auction in London brought in a staggering £74 million- Sotheby’s second-highest total … Read More

Art | Christopher P. Wood

6 years ago / 0 comments

                              3/5 Stars Leeds based artist Christopher Woods’ new collection Unseen works is currently available for viewing at the Stanley and Audrey Burton gallery and is well worth a visit. The collection boasts a variety of media including … Read More