EXPLORING SURFACE AND FORM
Champion art which enters the 3D realm; celebrating modern masters and emerging makers pushing traditional art boundaries.
Discover artists working in textiles in the LAF EDIT Viewing Rooms with Crane Kalman Gallery and Candida Stevens Gallery; find beautifully crafted ceramics with Louisa Warfield Art Consultancy, Castlegate House Gallery and Outside In; and explore Modern sculpture with Osborne Samuel, Richard Green and Robert Young Antiques accompanied by Contemporary sculpture from Cross Lane Projects.
SIMON WALLIS, DIRECTOR OF THE HEPWORTH WAKEFIELD
Take a virtual tour of Simon Wallis’ Modern and Contemporary highlights from the LAF EDIT Viewing Rooms, including energetic ceramic work from artist Akiko Hirai, Beaux Arts Bath or powerful structures by Reg Butler, Osborne Samuel.
Simon Wallis was appointed Director of The Hepworth Wakefield in July 2008, which opened to the public in May 2011 and celebrates this year its 10th anniversary.
Previously he was Director of Chisenhale Gallery in East London; Senior Exhibition Organiser at the ICA, London; and Curator at Tate Liverpool and at Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge. He studied fine art at Chelsea School of Art and subsequently at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA and gained an MA in Art Gallery and Museum Studies at the University of Manchester.
LAF EDIT WORKSHOP PROGRAMME
EVERYDAY OBJECTS PRINTMAKING
SUNDAY 31 JANUARY, 3 – 4.30PM
This practical printmaking workshop is suitable for all ages.
An interactive and experimental way to learn block printing techniques using everyday objects you can find at home.
This workshop invites you be imaginative at home to explore objects in a new way, creating your own block stamp designs and making playful patterns and interesting compositions.