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ARTWORK: Broadcasting Tower

ARTIST: Feilden Clegg Bradley (Architects)

Broadcasting Tower houses Leeds Metropolitan University's Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology.

 

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ARTWORK: Titanium Marker Obelisk

ARTIST: Artist Unknown

Titanium marker obelisk situated in Millennium Square.

 

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ARTWORK: Hermes

ARTIST: William Chattaway

One of a number of public artworks on the campus of the University of Leeds

 

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ARTWORK: Meet, Sit and Talk

ARTIST: Lorna Green

Part of a larger piece, including "Conversation", in Chancellor's Court on the campus of the University of Leeds

 

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ARTWORK: Memorial To Animals Lost in War

ARTIST: Melanie Wilks

On the 25th April this year (2011) I was delighted to be invited to the enchanting Dartmouth Park, Morley. Winter passed and Spring most definitely in the air. The fruit trees were already renewing their annual show of colourful blossoms.

 

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ARTWORK: Sheep

ARTIST: Antonia Stowe

Location: Holbeck Urban Village

Created in 2005 and standing guard at Marshall's Mill, Sheep was a commission from Igloo Regeneration in Holbeck Urban Village. Four metres high, with illuminated blue eyes, artist Antonia Stowe was commissioned to make a sculpture as a reminder of the sheep that used to graze on the roof at neighbouring Temple Works - until one fell through a skylight!

 

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ARTWORK: Guardian Angels

ARTIST: Tom Lomax

In 1998 Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) officially opened the new Jubilee Wing at the hospital and quite fitting for a city that is famous for its public works of art, the whole area leading to the entrance of the Jubilee Wing was renamed Jubilee Square and became an intervention of art. The award winning artist Tess Jaray RA was commissioned to design Jubilee Square, on which she worked with sculptor Tom Lomax. Here they would create one of the most delightful squares in the country and certainly in my opinion the most creative and interesting access to any hospital I have seen.

 

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ARTWORK: Cornucopia

ARTIST: Graeme Willson

Murals date back many tens of thousands of years, since man first applied paint to the walls of caves! This one dates from 1990 and adorns a wall near the Corn Exchange in the centre of Leeds. It is by mural artist Graeme Willson.

 

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ARTWORK: Review of Francis Bacon's Head VI, 1949.

ARTIST: Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon was the master of self destruction within modern art. He had an amazing ability to portray violence and create unsettling images. With the use of the human figure, he played around with distortion through human actions and emotion, creating disturbed representations, which often involved political undercurrents.

 

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ARTWORK: The Weathervane of Wetherby

ARTIST: Artist Unknown

The weathervane in Wetherby is situated by the River Wharfe. The weathervane was created as part of efforts to revitalise the area around the town's weir, an area which is now popular with residents and visitors alike.

 

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