Forty years ago, David Nash was the first artist to make work on-site for Yorkshire Sculpture Park –invited by the founding director Peter Murray, who has only just retired.
2 April 2022
Audrey Flack found her signature style during the 1960s. Originally an Abstract Expressionist, she moved through New Realism to Photorealism.
13 March 2022
Even if you don’t know Robert Indiana’s name, you know his most popular work, LOVE. Cited as the most known artwork in the world, it is, in fact so famous that many people may not even realise it’s an artwork at all.
10 March 2022
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is open again for business, and it is so good to revisit it. The great news is many of its temporary shows have been extended, like Joana Vasconcelos’ Beyond (till January 2022).
5 August 2021
Rachel Kneebone, “I am excited and delighted to be showing 399 Days in the YSP Chapel, a space that resonates in a special way with my work
28 June 2021
Summer has finally arrived in the UK so if you’re planning on heading out of London, Artlyst has put together a list of twelve exhibitions to see around the UK. Don’t miss the Keith Haring extravaganza at Tate Liverpool; major sculpture exhibitions at Yorkshire Sculpture Park including David Smith and Damien Hirst as part of Yorkshire Sculpture International; seaside photography at Turner Contemporary and painting shows galore from early 20th century masters such as Vuillard to contemporary giants Bridget Riley and Paula Rego and historical exhibitions such as Last Supper in Pompeii at the Ashmolean.
4 July 2019
Sean Scully is extremely widely known as a painter. Indeed, I might go so far as to say that he is as widely known as any contemporary painter now living.
4 October 2018
If you’re planning on heading out of London this summer, Artlyst has put together a list of twelve exhibitions to see around the UK. The main event over the summer has to be the Liverpool Biennial but Artlyst is covering this deserving spectacle elsewhere. However, while in Liverpool don’t miss Tate Liverpool’s powerful comparison study of Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman and the 60th anniversary John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery. Elsewhere around Britain shows not to miss include the Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, Elisabeth Frink at Abbot Hall in Cumbria, Yves Klein at Blenheim Palace and Antony Gormley at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
20 July 2018
The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year with A Weekend of Wonderful Things 14–16 July 2017. Events include; A Weekend of Wonderful Things. On 14 to 16 July 2017, from dawn until dusk, visitors can encounter everything that is wonderful about YSP with a range of special events and experiences.
31 May 2017
Due to political situations and immigration conditions, it can be difficult to invite artists from outside the UK to work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP). Beyond Boundaries: Art by Email, a collaboration between YSP and ArtRole, gives a platform to those who can’t physically visit the Park and celebrates the notion that ideas and art can travel even if people cannot.
23 November 2016
KAWS, the popular American artist, whose practice includes painting, sculpture, printmaking and design will be at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park presenting… Read More
18 November 2015
The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland and St George’s Hall Liverpool have been announced as locations that will… Read More
30 July 2015
The Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) premieres Song for Coal, this Winter. The work is an immersive audio-visual work by Nick… Read More
5 November 2014