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Glen Baxter: Unhinged in Hunslet

Glen Baxter: Unhinged in Hunslet
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1 Mar 2019 - 11 Apr 2019

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Leeds Arts University Vernon Street Gallery

Leeds Arts University, 2 Vernon Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8PH

Born in Leeds, Glen Baxter (b.1944) is a London-based surrealist artist working internationally. A Leeds Arts University alumnus from the period 1960-65, he is now widely recognised for his humorous and witty narrative art forms exploring nonsense and pulp fiction. Recurrent themes include scout camp, vegan catering, and Western imagery.
His first exhibition took place in the historical avant-garde hub of Gotham Book Mart in New York, and he recently exhibited in Paris. Baxter is a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.

This is his first exhibition in Leeds. Leeds Arts University are delighted to welcome Baxter back to celebrate his career, and are grateful to Flowers Gallery for their support.

Opening night: Thursday 28 February 5-7pm
Free entry. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome. Booking not required.

Artist's talk: Friday 1 March 11am-12pm
Join us for a talk from Glen Baxter about his time growing up in Leeds. Entry is free and booking is not required.

This exhibition is open 10am-4pm Monday to Friday at the Vernon Street Gallery.

Image Info: Glen Baxter, Police Investigate An Outbreak Of Surrealism in Leeds(detail), 2019. Archival digital print. Image ©the artist

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