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9. Leeds (3) City Art Gallery

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Leeds City Art Gallery: In the entrance foyer 1902 is copy of the 'Age of Bronze' of 1877 by the French sculptor August Rodin (1840-1917) which symbolises man's awakening to nature.

Leeds City Art Gallery: A fine building to the right of the grand Town Hall on The Headrow and lots to see and study inside.

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: First opened in 1888

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: Outside is the statue of a reclining woman by Henry Moore

 

 

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: Before entering the art gallery, the Henry Moore statue, a modern sculpture, a game of chess and a blast from an old corporation bus housing 105 Capital FM, the local pop radio station.

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: The Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Gallery

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: The Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Gallery

 

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: Oil on canvas, The Sognefjord, Norway by Adelsteen Normann (1848-1918). The texture of the picture is amazing, close up it looks like volcanic rock.

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: Oil on canvas by Sir Stanley Spencer (1891-1959). Left: 'A family Group (Hilda, Unity and Dollis) 1937'. Right: 'Separating Fighting Swans' ~1932-1933

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: One of the galleries of contemporary art.

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: One of the galleries of contemporary art.

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: Oil on canvas 'Helios' 1990 by Gillian Ayres (born 1930)

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: Oil and acrylic on canvas, by the artist Fiona Rae, 'Maybe you can live on moon in the next century' 2009 and 'Bold as a wild strawberry, sweet as a naughty girl' 2009

 

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: Another of the upper galleries

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: The stunning architecture of the library with its highly decorated terracotta arches.

 

Leeds City Art Gallery: The equally stunning architectural feel of the cafe.

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LEEDS INDEX:  Leeds (1) City Market & Corn Market : Leeds (2) St Peter's Parish Church, Kirkgate : Leeds (3) City Art Gallery : Leeds (4) City Museum : Leeds (5) St Anne's RC Cathedral

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