The British Art Show happens every five years, bringing together a selection of work by UK-based artists who in the view of the exhibition’s curators have made a ‘significant contribution’ to the country’s art scene in that time. Now on its eighth edition and this year featuring 42 artists, it begins its four-city tour at Leeds City Art Gallery. Amelia Crouch reports from Yorkshire.
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British Art Show 8 opens in Leeds on Friday 9 October and the city – currently bidding to be European Capital of Culture 2023 – is responding with a raft of additional activity. Leeds-based writers and artists Amelia Crouch and Lara Eggleton report on what the city’s homegrown and artist-led organisations are up to as Leeds City Council throws its support behind a showcase of the city’s buoyant visual arts scene.
The Curating the Campus symposium, held to mark the launch of the University of Leeds’ Public Art Strategy, brought together speakers from across the UK to discuss commissioning and presenting public art on campus. Amelia Crouch reports.
A trip to Leeds last week proved absolutely exhilarating with such a wide selection of amazing art particularly The Tetley’s new exhibition ‘Painting in Time’.
Within physical architectural spaces, and in this work Through, I have used light as a material that radiates outside of its boundaries and containers. I have playfully refracted light through the several outward facing windows of And Model Gallery in […]
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Intervals Installation (T5 bulbs and acrylic) Variable dimensions, this image shows 500cm (w) x 150cm (d) x 10cm (h) 2014 For Light Night Leeds I exhibited new work in the Henry Moore Room at Leeds Art Gallery. Light Night […]
Capernwray is an incredibly fun site to dive at. I can remember my first time in there. I completely forgot I was meant to be paying attention to the instructor, instead gawking at the trout all around me. It felt […]