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Launch Celebration - Art in an Electric Atmosphere: the Library and Archive of Herbert Read

19 Sep 2019

Regular opening hours

Monday
13:00 – 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:00
Thursday
10:00 – 17:00
Friday
10:00 – 17:00
Saturday
10:00 – 17:00
Sunday
Closed

Free admission

Treasures of the Brotherton

Leeds
England, United Kingdom

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  • A number of bus services run from the city centre to the Parkinson Building. Take bus numbers 1, 6, 28, 56, or 97. Ask for the “Parkinson steps” bus stop.
  • The galleries are 1.1 miles from Leeds Railway Station. The station is about a 20-minute walk, 15-minute bus ride, or 10-minute taxi ride away from the Parkinson Building.

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Join us to celebrate the launch of Art in an Electric Atmosphere: the Library and Archive of Herbert Read.

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Enjoy some refreshments and an evening viewing of Art in an Electric Atmosphere: The Library and Archive of Herbert Read.

This event will also include a talk with artist Stephen Sutcliffe in conversation with William Fowler, Curator of Artists' Moving image at BFI National Archive.

The exhibition explores the life of a cultural vanguard and anarchist Herbert Read through his own archive. It is guest-curated by artist Stephen Sutcliffe and arts organisation Pavilion. It displays over 165 items from Read’s archive and library.

Central to the exhibition is a new projected video work by Glasgow-based and Yorkshire-born artist Sutcliffe.

Come and hear about this new piece and how the exhibition has been put together at this special evening event.

Exhibition viewing and refreshments from 6pm

Welcome remarks – 6.15pm

In conversation talk - 6.45pm

Exhibition available for viewing until 8pm

Exhibiting artists

Stephen Sutcliffe

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