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Leonardo_da_Vinci_or_Boltraffio_(attrib)_Salvator_Mundi_circa_1500 (detail). Source Wikimedia Commmons.

Historic and Contemporary Issues in the Art Market ― An Autopsy of the Auction: The Sale of the Century part II

19th December 2017, 4.00pm5.00pm

his seminar will continue the focus on auction of the Leonardo da Vinci painting 'Salvator Mundi', which was sold at Christie's New York in their Post War and Contemporary Art auction on 15 November 2017 for the world record price (for an artwork at auction) of $450,312,500.
Griselda Pollock Book Covers

A Feminist Space at Leeds: Looking Back to Think Forward — symposium

16th December 201717th December 2017

On the occasion of Griselda Pollock’s 40th anniversary of teaching at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, we invite scholars, pedagogues, activists and artists to come together in a moment of reflection and re-vision for a symposium in two parts this December.

Learning through collaborating and participating in the arts

15th December 2017, 9.30am2.00pm

A listening event, with lunch, considering how people learn through the arts.
Joan La Barbara. Photo by Mark Mahaney.

Joan La Barbara and Peyee Chen

9th December 2017, 4.00pm6.00pm

A performative talk and performance, organised by the Centre for Audio Visual Experimentation (CAVE) in collaboration with London Contemporary Music Festival.
A Stitch in Time_M&S Company Archive

A Stitch in Time: M&S Heritage Inspiring Clothing Today

7th December 201731st January 2018

A Stitch in Time is an exhibition at the M&S Company Archive which examines the role that heritage plays in inspiring today’s fashion. Curated by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students.
Mary Barker (ULITA); Chilean Wall Mural (LUU)

Many Interpretations: launch of exhibitions by MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies students

7th December 2017, 3.30pm8.00pm

This year the topics range from Mary Barker’s experience of being the first woman to study Textiles at the University of Leeds through to the recently uncovered mural in the Leeds University Union painted by Chilean students in protest at the Pinochet regime in 1970s.
Detail from Chilean mural uncovered in Leds University Union building_photo by Emily Marriott.

Uncovering the Chilean Mural: The Forgotten 11th September

7th December 201715th December 2017

Students from the MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies course at the University of Leeds have worked with Leeds University Union and the Chilean community in Yorkshire to curate an exhibition on a mural which has recently been uncovered in the Leeds University Union foyer.
The Pavilion Womens Photography Centre Leeds

Leeds Art Walk

6th December 2017, 5.30pm7.00pm

December's Art Walk includes a visit to 'A Feminist Space at Leeds: Looking Back to Think Forward' in our Project Space.

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