What's On - Art & Exhibitions
Paul Nash has inspired work which combines picture postcards and Hollywood film stills to create new, innovative and quirky work that sits alongside those of the long-dead painter.
Alfredo Jaar first trained as a filmmaker, and then as an architect, which gives his work a sense of drama and scale that few other artists possess. His works are displayed in the Underground Gallery at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
The medium of glass is often overlooked for its artistic potential, but this exhibition demonstrates the range of work being produced by contemporary artists across the globe, comparing it to Bradford’s own storied history with glasswork.
This first-ever major UK exhibition by the internationally-acclaimed artist brings together some of Saelia Aparico’s best-loved works with newly commissioned items – including a flowing drawing taking up the entire Leeds Beckett atrium wall.
This Polish artist’s death was cut short at the age of 47 in 1973, and this first-ever UK retrospective of her work shows how much of a tragedy that was. Incorporating photography, drawings and sculpture, it’s an astounding look at work inspired by our bodies.
This mixed-media show to celebrate the two occasions coming up that mark our love for one another – Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day – features jewellery artists and ceramicists from around the country, creating works that would work brilliantly as presents for either day.
The final stop for the Liverpool Biennal’s touring works is the Cooper Gallery in Bradford, which will display the world-renowned works of ceramicist Betty Woodman, who has been exhibited at the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art – a rare accolade for a still-living artist.