Leeds Art Walk: Yorkshire Sculpture International
Wed, 3 July 2019, 5.30–7.30pm
July’s Leeds Art Walk takes a special focus on Yorkshire Sculpture International the UK’s largest dedicated sculpture festival.
Introduction to series of solo shows and new commissions exploring the breadth of contemporary sculpture-making, including the first solo exhibition in the UK by Nobuko Tsuchiya (b.1972, Japan), work by Tarek Atoui (b. 1980, Lebanon), Rachel Harrison (b. 1966, New York) and Joanna Piotrowska (b. 1985, Poland).
6.10pm: Ayşe Erkmen, Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AA
Ayşe Erkmen’s sculptural practice transforms environments as she responds to a particular place through site-specific interventions that draw our attention to locations and things that are often overlooked or hidden.
Bringing together anthropological debates with new commissions by Tamar Harpaz (b.1979, Jerusalem) and Rashid Johnson (b. 1977, Chicago), Maria Loboda (b. 1979, Krakow), Sean Lynch and Cauleen Smith.
Leeds Art Walk takes place every month and is free to attend. Just turn up at 5.30pm or join us along the way.
Nobuko Tsuchiya, 30 Ways To Go To The Moon, 2018. Photo by Nobutada Omote. Courtesy the artists and SCAI THE BATHHOUSE
Rashid Johnson, Antoine’s Organ, 2016