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The Return of Leeds' Most Famous Reclining Lady

This week, a familiar figure returned to her accustomed place of prominence outside Leeds Art Gallery. For the last few months, her spot has been occupied by an impressive, forward striding sculpture that marked the city hosting the start of the Tour de France. 264 more words


Day Two Hundred and Fifty-Four: Statue

Standing at the end of pathways, as if waiting for us, placed where the eye will be caught and transfixed: religious icons; the victims of Medusa’s stony gaze; the masterpieces of Moore, or cheap, mass-produced mouldings in concrete; gnomes and rabbits, half-clothed draping ladies, lobotomised fish with water dribbling from their gaping mouths. 68 more words

Man-made Objects

Advent... (Peace)

Another week closer to winter, and another week closer to Christmas. This second week of advent is so much busier than the first: presents to buy and wrap, cards to mail, groceries to get and long lines to stand in… Energy levels drop and anxiety levels rise.   467 more words


From the Collegian Archives: Statue in the Squad

When I first toured Kenyon, as a sophomore in high school tagging along behind my sister, I was told by the tour guide that the giant statue in the Squad was supposed to evoke some kind of cell (neuron? 946 more words


Jon Pigott- Material, Object, Process

Today, in our Monday lecture period, we had one of our course tutors give us a lecture on objects, their materials, the process that goes with the making of that object and how these three things have changed over time. 449 more words


Stripping off and chilling in Zurich

When I arrived at my Airbnb accommodation in Zürich (my final destination before returning to Melbourne) after three busy days in London, four days of wall to wall museums and sightseeing in Krakow, 22 hours of travelling down memory lane in Vienna, a seven-hour train journey, an 11-minute tram ride (the Swiss are very precise) and a luggage schlepp up 12 stairs (the block of flats was on a slope, dammit!), I was in serious need of some R & R. 614 more words


Featured Artist: Henry Moore

Having survived the horror of the World War I trenches as a teenager, celebrated English sculptor Henry Moore (1898–1986) continued to respond to the dramatic historical events he witnessed throughout his lifetime. 223 more words

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