Tag : photography

Photography | Chen Man – Sparking the Imagination

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photo: Chen Man 4/5 Chen Man is world renowned for her photography and it isn’t difficult to see why. The exhibition space at the Stanley and Audrey Burton gallery may only display a small selection of images but they captivate and capture the attention of the viewer. Man creates digital … Read More

Art | Scenery at & Model Gallery – minimalism gone too far

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photo: John Skoog 2/5 Stars & Model is quite the trendy contemporary art gallery, you can deduce it from their opening times alone (Wednesday-Saturday, 2-5pm, or by appointment). Spread over three floors this month is the work of eight artists from Scandinavia curated around the concept of scenery. This term … Read More

Photography | The Godfather Family Album – Famous Scenes From A New Perspective

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Featured Image: Portrait of Don Michael Corleone played by Al Pacino. (The Godfather II) Steve Shapiro Even for those who might be unfamiliar with Francis Ford Coppola’s epic trilogy, Steve Schapiro’s collection of photographs from the Godfather movies makes for a fascinating insight into the world of film making. As … Read More

News | In pictures – Leeds education workers on strike

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Staff at the University of Leeds went on strike on Thursday in protest over pay and cuts to higher education. They proceeded to join striking staff from Leeds Met and other members of the public on a march towards Victoria Square. LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt was there and … Read More

Art | Tom Stoddart stands out at The Whitecloth Gallery

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Image: Tom Stoddart 4/5 Stars The utter magnificence of Stoddart’s photo- graphs is difficult to appreciate fully in rela- tion to the environment within which they are displayed. Filling two small rooms, the images are hung up with binder clips against white walls in a makeshift style. His journalistic recordings … Read More

Photography | Peter Beard – An Opulent Ouvre

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Born in 1938, Peter Beard has that rare quality of someone who, according to Owen Edwards, has lived throughout three centuries. Having ‘roots in the 19th century… with insatiable curiosity and assumed privilege of such eminent Victorians as the adventurer Richard Burton’, his art echoes ‘the specters that stalked the … Read More

Sport | Varsity – In pictures

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LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt brings together the best images of the day from the LS Photo Editor team. Above: women’s Lacrosse @ 3G Pitch (Sam Broadley); below: women’s Rugby Union @ HC Pitch, Headingley Campus (Alice Greenfield). Below: men’s Rugby League @ HC Pitch (Matilda Cracknell).   Above: … Read More

Music | Live Review: Jimmy Eat World @ Leeds O2 Academy

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15/9/2013 The average age of the audience is seventeen and the stench of hormones is heavy. Men in their mid-thirties who shouldn’t be here boozily sway amongst them, chanting “Yorkshire! Yorkshire! Yorkshire!” Tonight: Jimmy Eat World play their postponed set at Leeds o2 Academy. Support is provided by southern pop-rockers … Read More

Photojournal: Winter Days in Buenos Aires

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It’s 6am and LAN Airlines Flight #461 from Santiago de Chile to Buenos Aires is turbulently scaling the Andes Mountains. As the sun rises and illuminates their peaks, long shadows are cast through the snow. Sat next to the plane wing, I’m frustrated by my view being cut in half, … Read More

Calling All Artists…

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…Graphic Designers, illustrators and Photographers in Leeds! Get your work exposed to an audience. SOAPBOX PRESS ANNOUNCE NEW VISUALISATION SECTION With the success of their online articles, interviews and book reviews, Soapbox Press will be revealing their new Visualisation section on February 21st 2013. It will be launched with a … Read More