1 August 2022

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Charmaine Watkiss: Interview of the Month August 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

Charmaine Watkiss is the daughter of Jamaicans who came to post-war Britain in the 1960s when immigration from former colonies was encouraged to help with the significant labour shortage.

19 September 2019

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New Contemporaries Mark 70 Years Promoting The UK’s Best Emerging Art

Bloomberg New Contemporaries which has recently opened their 2019 edition at Leeds Art Gallery is a must-see exhibition for those trying to keep their finger on the pulse of the emerging art emanating from the UK’s top art colleges.

18 July 2017

Yorkshire Art Museum Triangle Launch International Sculpture Triennial

Four Yorkshire art galleries, including two Art Fund Museum of the Year winners, have secured funding of £750,000 in order to organise an international sculpture triennial, titled Yorkshire Sculpture International.

12 October 2015

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How Leeds Art Gallery Removed Its Collection For British Art Show 8

Leeds Art Gallery has removed its collection to welcome the 42 artists showing in the eighth edition of the British Art Show. The programme curator at the museum, Sarah Brown explains that this new exhibition – which is organised by London’s Hayward Gallery every five years and travels to Edinburgh, Norwich and Southampton – needed […]

15 February 2014

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Bruce McLean A Major New Exhibition Opens At The Leeds Art Gallery

A significant new exhibition featuring the work of sculptor Bruce McLean has opened at the Leeds Art Gallery. The show draws on work made by Bruce McLean from the last 50 years but through the prism of new and recent work. It provides a unique opportunity to see works that have not been exhibited together […]