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My Generation: Leeds New Modernists

My Generation: Leeds New Modernists
Written by Casey Orr  05/12/2016

For the past forty years, every new generational sub-culture has looked back to discover the art, style and culture of the 1960s and '70s, appropriating and incorporating the music and style of those decades into a modern experience. Leeds, along with the rest of Britain, has its club nights, bands, record stores and clothes shops dedicated to the music and fashion of the beats, the mods, the skins and the punks. The young people of 'The Z Generation', photographed here, are rummaging through the archives, but with the added desire for the technologies those decades utilised.'My Generation – Leeds New...

Shoddy Work

Shoddy Work
Written by Gill Crawshaw  22/02/2016

Gill Crawshaw introduces the ideas behind 'Shoddy', an exhibition of disabled artists’ work."This April Shoddy will bring together work which uses textiles and recycled fabrics in different ways, by artists from across the country. They responded to a call-out for work that challenges negative assumptions of disabled people, in an exhibition that aims to make the work of disabled artists more visible in Leeds. I’m on a mission to raise the profile of disabled artists and to spark some conversations about disability arts, access and inclusion. Organising an exhibition, as well as hopefully being a worthwhile project in its own right,...

Special Collections

Special Collections
Written by The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds  23/11/2015

Greetings from The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery! We are a hidden gem at the heart of the University of Leeds campus with an exceptional art collection, dating from the 17th century up to the present day. We have everything from paintings, drawing, prints, to sculpture, ceramics and photographs. We are also lucky enough to have stunning examples of public art dotted around campus by renowned artists such as Simon Fujiwara and Quentin Bell. Maurice de Sausmarez, Whitelocks, c.1954-5, oil on canvas 89.1 x 119.8 cm, University of Leeds Art Collection ©The Artist’s EstateIn addition to our permanent exhibition space, we...

Olympics; Then And Now

Olympics; Then And Now
Written by Leeds Inspired  22/02/2012

Allyson Bertram launches a Leeds based project built around memories from the 1948 Olympic Games. Did you know that the Olympic Games has been to London twice before? The last time the UK hosted the Games was during the summer of 1948, just after World War 2, taking place during a time of extreme austerity. ...

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About Leeds Inspired

About Leeds Inspired

The Leeds Inspired website lists thousands of events happening in Leeds every year. You’ll find gigs, exhibitions, dance,…

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Leeds Inspired manages two grant schemes to support arts events and projects in Leeds. Since April 2012 we…

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired grants have supported hundreds of projects, read about some of them here...