Yorkshire Sculpture International is the UK’s largest sculpture festival, and what’s more – it’s free! Celebrated over 100 days, 22 June – 29 September 2019, this is its inaugural year, full of exhibitions, events and learning programmes.
“Even Moore himself would never have seen them like this.” Catch Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads at the Wallace Collection until 23 June 2019. Hannah Higham, one of the exhibition’s curators, tells us more.
Li Yuan-chia is widely regarded as the father of abstract painting in China. After settling in Cumbria, along Hadrian’s Wall, the last two years of his life saw an outpouring of exquisitely beautiful hand-coloured photographs. These are now the focus of the Whitworth’s stunning new exhibition, opening 18 May – 15 December 2019.
Learn more about the life, work and friendships of one of the most important artists of the 20th century from Nick Sawyer, co-founder of the Li Yuan-chia Foundation.
Artist Pogus Caesar and poet Benjamin Zephaniah light the city with photography and rhyme as large posters framing the Handsworth Riots remind passers-by of the importance of compassion, in the light of Brexit.
Browse the intricately detailed, jewelled paintings of our new member Raqib Shaw, now available on Artimage.