The Youth Collective have been working on an exciting new project on women’s representation of women.
Discover the fascinating trove of letters from the archive of Sydney Kitson in Leeds Art Gallery.
Explore the portraits in our ‘Sweepiana’ collection of items relating to chimney sweeps with Leila Prescott.
Explore the different framing trends for watercolour paintings through the John Sell Cotman exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery.
Volunteer Brian Richardson explores Leeds architect Sydney Kitson’s critical eye in assessing the watercolours of John Sell Cotman.
Volunteer Linda Bower explores Sydney Kitson’s obsession with collecting and documenting the work of artist John Sell Cotman.
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’.
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.
Project Archivist Jane Speller explores’Re-thinking John Sell Cotman’, the major project currently taking place at Leeds Art Gallery.
Liz Kay’s final instalment in her 3 part series about the life and work of artist Joash Woodrow looks at his later years in Leeds. In 1955 Woodrow returned to his family home, which would evolve into his unique artistic studio and retreat from the world, where familiar surroundings provided limitless fuel for his creativity.