Art

CITY CENTRE ARTWORK

CITY CENTRE ARTWORK

Leeds Beckett University art students, graduates and staff will see their work displayed on a giant media wall in the new Platform building above Leeds train station as part of a project curated by Senior Lecturer, Alan Dunn. Eighteen current students, eight members of staff and four graduates have created graphics for the Four Words: […]

THE ART OF WAR

THE ART OF WAR

The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds will be hosting a touring exhibition from Preston Park Museum titled Spence: The Art of War. The series of watercolours were painted by Colonel Gilbert Ormerod Spence and depict his time spent in active service during the First World War between 1915 and 1918. They will be displayed in […]

THE WINDOWS OF LEEDS

THE WINDOWS OF LEEDS

With the MOBO Awards returning to Leeds later this month, commuters and visitors alike are being greeted with a special MOBO welcome to the city centre. The iconic two metre-high typographic ‘Windows of Leeds’ letters (which stand on the station’s south concourse) have had a MOBO make-over for the run up to the awards being […]

GET THE PICTURE

GET THE PICTURE

The second of four art installations, created by students from Leeds Arts University has been unveiled in pride of place at 5 Wellington Place. After an array of impressive competition entries submitted by students across various courses, the judging panel whittled it down to just four successful artists, to showcase their very own creations. The […]

LEEDS ARTIST SHOWS HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL

LEEDS ARTIST SHOWS HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL

An exhibition which includes Bay’s portraits of icons like Audrey Hepburn, Kate Moss and Frida Kahlo, alongside lesser-known but influential faces like Louise Brooks, Hedy Lamarr and Bella Hadid. Bay’s style is influenced by Film Noir and the Golden Age of Hollywood, and her paintings were recently featured by Grazia Magazine. “Painting the world’s most […]

IT’S NEARLY HERE

IT’S NEARLY HERE

Leeds Art Gallery will re-open on 13 October 2017 with a major Joseph Beuys exhibition. This marks an important return to the city by the artist, who last exhibited here with his 1983 exhibition Joseph Beuys: Drawings. This ARTIST ROOMS exhibition will introduce his iconic persona, sculptural language and ‘constellations of ideas’ to a new […]

ART GALLERY TO REOPEN

ART GALLERY TO REOPEN

Leeds Art Gallery  will reopen its galleries to the public on 13 October 2017, after a period of closure to undergo essential repairs to the original roof and the historic Victorian building. Reopening programme highlights will include the ARTIST ROOMS Joseph Beuys exhibition, and new acquisitions by leading contemporary artists such as young American artist […]

SCULPTURE IN THE STATION

SCULPTURE IN THE STATION

Coming into Leeds by rail then you are sure to see the new Rail Station Welcome, created by leading contemporary artists from the area. The new commission funded is by Leeds Business Improvement District, and commissioned via Leeds City Council’s Unfold project with support from Network Rail.Windows of Leeds aims to give local artists a […]

WELLCOME IMAGE AWARDS @ THACKRAY MEDICAL MUSEUM 2016

WELLCOME IMAGE AWARDS @ THACKRAY MEDICAL MUSEUM 2016

Image – (Wiring the human brain – Alfred Anwander, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences). 2016 Wellcome Image Awards going on show at Thackray Medical Museum The Wellcome Image Awards are coming to Leeds with an exhibition at Thackray Medical Museum. Opening to the public on 17th March, the exhibition will provide […]

BLUE STAR FOR LEEDS GRAND

BLUE STAR FOR LEEDS GRAND

  Leeds Grand Theatre is delighted to announce that Antony Costa is to take the role of Milton in Save the Last Dance for Me this June. Costa has previously appeared on stage in Blood Brothers (West End) and Boogie Nights (UK Tour). He is best known as one of the members of Blue, the […]

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