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UK’s Tallest Mural Soars Above Leeds City Skyline

The finishing touches have been put to the UK’s tallest mural. The giant artwork entitled “Athena Rising” soars a monumental 46.8 metres (153 feet) from the ground, making it several metres taller than the statue of Christ which looms over Rio de Janeiro, and only just shorter than the Statue of Liberty! Using the full length of Bruntwood’s Platform building ...

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The Romans – ROMAN EMPIRE: POWER & PEOPLE

The Romans

The ‘Pharaoh: King of Egypt’ exhibition set a precedent in 2012 as Leeds City Museum’s most successful show to date and this Autumn sees Leeds City Museum maintain the momentum by announcing that the Romans are coming from 20 September to 4 January 2015. Roman Empire: Power & People is a once in a lifetime chance to see this exceptional ...

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Opening of Bruce McLean exhibtion -Leeds Art Gallery

Bruce McLean has been investigating the condition of sculpture since the late 1960s. In a range of media he has creatively interrogated its diverse possibilities of meaning and its presentations, its private and public settings and its critical contexts. This exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery brings together paintings, drawings, ceramics, films and photographs from 1960s to the present day highlighting ...

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