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Grimshaw's painting of a lake scene with a fairy image glowing against a pink and brown colour scheme

‘Iris’ (1886) by John Atkinson Grimshaw

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Local historian Eveleigh Bradford explores one of Atkinson Grimshaw's most entrancing paintings

Celebrating Australia Day through Leeds Museums objects

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In celebration of Australia Day, World Cultures Curator Antonia Lovelace explores Australian objects from the collection.
An image of Woodrow's 'Alexander Street'. The drawing is in black and white, and shows a street with a road and a building at the end, using harsh, sketchy lines.

Joash Woodrow – A Hidden Life in Pictures (Part 3)

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Liz Kay's final instalment in her 3 part series about the life and work of artist Joash Woodrow looks at his later years in Leeds. In 1955 Woodrow returned to his family home, which would evolve into his unique artistic studio and retreat from the world, where familiar surroundings provided limitless fuel for his creativity.
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