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.
Catch photojournalist Martin Jenkinson’s first major retrospective at Museums Sheffield, before it closes 14 April 2019. With insights from the exhibition’s curator, Louisa Briggs, step beyond his famed protest images into a humorous photo-exploration of day-to-day life in a changing city.
Each month, we digest some of the UK’s most brilliant exhibitions. For February, Martin Jenkinson’s daughter tells us about her father’s proudest photojournalist moments.
Each month, we digest some of the UK’s most brilliant exhibitions. This January, we talk to the artist Hew Locke about his upcoming exhibition, ‘Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing’, opening at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 8 March – 2 June 2019.
The most comprehensive exhibition of Hew Locke’s artworks to date will open at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 8 March – 2 June 2019. Ikon Gallery’s director, Jonathan Watkins, reveals more.