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Gallery exhibitions

Austin Wright (1911-1997)

Published: 19 September 2017

Exploring the career of Yorkshire-based sculptor Austin Wright, a Gregory Fellow at the University of Leeds from 1961-1964.

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FUAM Graduate Art Prize Show 2017

Published 02 June 2017

The FUAM Graduate Art Prize showcases the work of the top four students from the School of Design and the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies.

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Kenneth Armitage: Sculpture and Drawing of the 1950s

Published 01 December 2016

An exhibition celebrating the work of Leeds-born sculptor Kenneth Armitage.

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György Gordon (1924-2005) A retrospective

Published 21 July 2016

An exhibition exploring the life of Hungarian-born, and Yorkshire-adopted artist, György Gordon.

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The Yorkshire Pals - Pop Up Exhibition

Published 06 June 2016

Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery will be hosting a pop up exhibition from the York Army Museum

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Maurice de Sausmarez 1915-1969

Published 21 July 2015

Celebrating the work of the artist, writer, teacher, educator and broadcaster - and first Head of Fine Art at the University of Leeds - on the centenary of his birth.

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Michael Lyons: Freeze Frame

Published 21 July 2015

Exhibition charting the evolution of Michael Lyons’ sculpture Lenten Cover (1979), recently installed on campus. Guest curated by Judith LeGrove.

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FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2016

Published 06 July 2015

The FUAM Graduate Art Prize showcases the work of the 4 top art students from the School of Design and the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2015

Published 03 July 2015

The FUAM Graduate Art Prize showcases the work of the 5 top art students from the School of Design and the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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Calling All Aspiring Art Critics!

Published 17 April 2015

In celebration of our recently opened exhibition ‘George Morland: In the Margins’ we've decided to run a new competition! It's open to all, so why not get involved and get writing!?!

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George Morland: In the Margins

Published 13 November 2014

The work of British painter George Morland (1763-1804) is the subject of this important exhibition, guest curated by Dr Nick Grindle (UCL).

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Nostalgia & Progress: Illustration after the Second World War

Published 16 October 2014

A new exhibition showcasing the work of major post-war British illustrators such as Edward Bawden and Edward Ardizzone, as well as contemporary illustrators inspired by the era.

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The FUAM Graduate Art Prize Exhibition 2014

Published 25 July 2014

Now in its second year the FUAM Graduate Art Prize showcases the work of four top students from the Schools of Fine Art and of Design at the University of Leeds.

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FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2014

Published 07 May 2014

Who will be this year's winner?!...

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Special Display: Diverse Encounters

Published 27 March 2014

Taking place across two University locations this special display, inspired by the Alhambra, Granada, unites the work of painter Ann Seabourne and composer Peter Seabourne.

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Martin Froy & the Figurative Tradition

Published 26 March 2014

60 years on, pioneering painter Martin Froy returns to Leeds

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Dreams of a low carbon future

Published 29 January 2014

Penguins wearing reflective hats and cars that run on tomato ketchup are among the highlights of this project organised by the University of Leeds’ Trianing Centre in Low Carbon Technologies.

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Alfred Drury and the New Sculpture

Published 12 November 2013

An exhibition exploring the art and life of Alfred Drury (1856-1944): His influences, his practice and his role in the 'New Sculpture' movement.

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Special Displays: The Unsurpassed Oriental Art - The Painting and Calligraphy of Gu Feng

Published 30 October 2013

A week long Chinese Painting and Calligraphy exhibition by Gu Feng, for The University of Leeds Business Confucius Institute and The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery.

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Night Light 2013: Invisible Structures

Published 04 October 2013

This drop-in, family-friendly event explores - through both art and science - objects that can only be seen using light. Includes a special commission by artist Lawrence Molloy.

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Chen Man

Published 11 September 2013

Photographs from one of China's leading female fashion and fine art photographers on the 50th Anniversary of East Asian Studies at the University of Leeds.

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Special Project: Upstream by Trudi Entwistle

Published 10 September 2013

Site-specific works by artist Trudi Entwistle created throughout her artist in residence project with flagship cross-disciplinary research centre water@leeds.

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FUAM Graduate Art Prize 2013

Published 22 July 2013

New student prize and special exhibition showcasing new talent from the BA finalists at the School of Design and the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, supported by FUAM.

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Jewish Artists in Yorkshire

Published 16 March 2013

An exhibition forming part of the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Leeds Jewish community.

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Christopher P. Wood: Unseen Works

Published 05 December 2012

New and unseen works by contemporary Leeds-based artist Christopher P. Wood (b. 1961)

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Austerity and Invention: Illustration between the Wars 19 September - 1 December 2012

Published 29 August 2012

The long-awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed 2010 exhibition "Fancy and Imagination: Aubrey Beardsley and the Book Illustrators".

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Pip Dickens: New work. 18 January - 14 April 2012

Published 18 January 2012

Drawing inspiration from the Michael Sadler Kashmir Shawl Collection at ULITA, this exhibition shows new paintings and works on paper commissioned from the contemporary artist Pip Dickens

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Transatlantic Abolition: Nineteenth-Century Yorkshire 1 - 29 October 2011

Published 01 October 2011

This special display in the main gallery is part of a project undertaken by Yosra Awad and directed by Professor Bridget Bennett of the University of Leeds' School of English.

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The Sadler Gift 7 September - 17 December 2011

Published 07 September 2011

Celebrating 100 years since Michael Sadler's Vice Chancellorship and highlighting his pivotal role in the development of the University Art Collection.

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Carlos Nadal: Paintings in Yorkshire collections 7 June - 20 August 2011

Published 07 June 2011

Paintings in Yorkshire collections by the Expressionist Catalan painter Carlos Nadal (1917-1998), sometimes referred to as "the last of the Fauves".

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