Category Archive: Art

Street art in Leeds city: Burning Candy 2014

Fittingly, in the week the eyes of the world are firmly focused on the streets of Leeds for Le Tour Yorkshire, the latest exhibition at Leeds College of Art showcases the best of graffiti and… Continue reading

Homeless GoPro – San Francisco

I heard about Homeless GoPro via aimlessly reading the San Francisco Chronicle online. The social project’s tagline is “building empathy through firsthand perspective”. In San Francisco, the tech capital of America, using GoPros (cameras usually associated with extreme… Continue reading

Everyone’s a photographer

What was the most talked about, shared and re-tweeted photo of the 86th Academy Awards? Was it Jennifer Lawrence tripping over her dress (again)? Was it Steve McQueen proudly scooping Best Picture for… Continue reading

A living history: 40 Years of Ilkley Literature Festival

“Ilkley,” wrote JB Priestley in the festival’s first programme in 1973, “is the right size for a festival town; large enough to provide various amenities, and small enough to stroll round and run… Continue reading

Everyday life and extraordinary art

Leeds Art Gallery plays host to the launch of a major international exhibition looking at the life and art of two of the UK’s most important 20th century painters, husband and wife Ben… Continue reading

Faces: Anatomy of Autonomy

A new, interactive exhibition at Leeds Gallery looks at how we define ourselves – and how others define us. Making graphic art accessible for everyone, Lee Goater’s Anatomy of Autonomy uses a restricted… Continue reading