Artist turns famous Cottingley fairies into skeletal humanoids

A London-based artist has put her own spin on the famous Cottingley fairy photographs that had fooled the world. Tessa Farmer has created tiny entomological sculptures made up of body parts of wasps and butterflies for the ‘In Fairyland’ exhibit at the Leeds College of Art. Image: Leeds College of Art. The intricate sculptures barely stand 1cm More...

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By Hasan Faridi On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Batley Art Gallery exhibit to take a different look at WW1

Linda Thompson wrote the names of those who died in the bombardment of Scarborough inside a dolls head An exhibition at the Batley Art Gallery is to commemorate the First World War by showcasing works some may find More...

By Guest Editorial On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Top artists commissioned to bring the British coast to Brighouse

/* Artist Mark Sofilas Artists from across the UK are bringing over the British coastline all the way to Brighouse. Over 50 original paintings and prints are now on display at the Harrison Lord Gallery More...

By Guest Editorial On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Cyclists and art lovers flocking to Brighouse ahead of Le Tour

/* Michelle Campbell's tour map To celebrate the arrival of the Tour de France in Yorkshire, a gallery in Brighouse is holding an exhibition showcasing paintings by artists who have been inspired by More...

By Hasan Faridi On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Theatre review: The Road I Chose, The New Bradford Playhouse

/* ‘The Road I Chose’ is a fresh production directed by a year 10 student named Kaif Hussain that highlights the troubles that many youngsters face. Based on real-life events, the play tells the More...

By Hasan Faridi On Monday, May 26th, 2014

‘I haven’t finished yet’: Yorkshire-born artist Phil Shaw returns to his roots

/* Dr Phil Shaw alongside his archival prints 3D glasses bring works to life at the 1830 Gallery One of the works created by Dr Phil Shaw A Huddersfield-born artist, who has work in collections More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Record turnout celebrate heritage at Ilkley Carnival 2014

/* Record-breaking numbers have taken part in this year’s Ilkley Carnival, with £15,000 being raised for local causes. On 5 May, over 1,000 paraders kicked off the event with a parade themed on More...

By Guest Editorial On Monday, May 12th, 2014

Art exhibit questions – What does a painting sound like?

/* (l-r) Professor Helen Baker with composer John Alder at the launch A new exhibition is seeking to bring paintings to life by presenting a unique perspective on colour using sound compositions. Launched More...