Framing a Watercolour

Explore the different framing trends for watercolour paintings through the John Sell Cotman exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery.

The ‘Cotmania’ Archive: From Leeds to the Web

On John Sell Cotman’s 235th birthday, volunteer Karen Mackie explores how Cotman’s work was obsessively researched by Sydney Kitson, who meticulously recorded his findings in a collection of journals known as ‘Cotmania’.

Interview with artist Lothar Götz

With Leeds Art Gallery’s crowdfunding campaign at full steam ahead, we sat down with the artist behind the campaign Lothar Götz to find out more about him, his work and his vision for the iconic Victorian Staircase.

Artspace on the Move

Artist Lucy Courtney-Clegg reveals how she’s been helping to create pop-up environments in which people can experience art outside the gallery space.