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Kate Bush revisits Wuthering Heights to create new work of art in memory of Emily Bronte

It was in 1978 when Kate Bush appeared in that video, wearing that white dress as she sang for the first time Wuthering Heights. Now 40 years on, the singer is once again channelling the spirit of Top Withens to create a brand new work of art in honour of Emily Bronte.

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PIC: Bruce Rollinson

A meeting of military power in the Yorkshire Dales... past and present

The ancient and modern combined in the Yorkshire Dales for this wonderful shot of an RAF Atlas aircraft passing over Middleham Castle, the childhood home of Richard III.

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The Leeds artist so allergic to the materials he uses, he has been hospitalised twice

He is severely allergic to the paint he uses, but David Rusbatch tells Sarah Freeman that the end result is worth the occasional trips to A&E. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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Artist Anthony McCall in his exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield. Picture by Darren O'Brien/Guzelian'.

Inside Anthony McCall’s new exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield

The latest exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield showcases an artist whose work combines film, drawing and sculpture. Yvette Huddleston reports.

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Cosey Fanni Tutti

Interview – Cosey Fanni Tutti: ‘I would never harm anyone else in pursuit of what I want to do’

Well known as a controversial artist, with the publication of her memoir Cosey Fanni Tutti is now receiving plaudits as an author. Duncan Seaman reports.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Swanning around on a lake at Leeds’s Roundhay Park

The sight of a swan with its long, curved neck gliding serenely across our lakes and rivers is a familiar, and enchanting, one.

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Artist Jamie Frost with his work. Picture: Georgina Shaw Photography

Saw marks and splinters bring sculptures to life

SCULPTOR Jamie Firth will lead a wood carving workshop as part of events surrounding an exhibition of his work at Halifax’s Artworks gallery next month.

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How Yorkshire leads the way when it comes to sculpture

Two of Leeds’s major art organisations have joined forces for a new sculpture exhibition. Yvette Huddleston takes a look at the highlights. Main pictures by Simon Hulme.

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Charlotte Hall, curator of The Peace Museum with drawings made by Jill Gibbon. Picture by Steve Riding.

The Yorkshire artist who spent 10 years going undercover at arms fairs

Having spent 10 years going undercover at arms fairs, Jill Gibbon tells Sarah Freeman why she is on a mission to expose and industry which trivalises the business of war.

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Tracey Emin unveils her 20-metre-long work, I Want My Time With You, 2018. Picture John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Why you don’t have to agree with the sentiment to admire Tracey Emin’s I Want My Time With You

It might be unashamedly anti-Brexit, but if Tracey Emin’s I Want My Time With You provokes a debate, we might all benefit says Sarah Freeman.

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Winter waterfall heralds the arrival of spring in the Peak District

IT has, at times, felt like winter was never going to end. One ‘Beast from the East’ was more than enough, but three was decidedly unsporting of the weather gods.

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The Yorkshire artists using ancient recipes and rare pigments to make their own paints

Sarah Freeman meets the Yorkshire artists who, frustrated by cheap acrylic paints, decided to make their own using rare pigments, ancient recipes and the latest scientific thinking. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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Helen Pheby, senior curator at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

My Yorkshire: Senior curator at Yorkshire Sculpture Park Helen Pheby on her favourite people and places

Helen Pheby is senior curator at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, which she first visited as a child growing up in Wakefield. She lives in Horbury with her partner Matthew and their dog Carlton.

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How Sheffield steel inspired Human League’s Martyn Ware’s new art exhibition

Best known as an electropop pioneer, Martyn Ware tells Daniel Dylan Wray why his artistic heart and soul can be traced back to Sheffield’s steel industry.

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Museums Sheffield's Alison Morton with Portfolio Case, by John Battan. Picture: Scott Merrylees

Social media of the troubled 60s revisited in Sheffield

He was perhaps the first artist to distribute his work via social media, although in 1968 it meant entrusting it to the post office.

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Katt Nellist from Beningbrough Hall looks at a giant painting of Dame Judi Dench by  Alessandro Raho

Putting a modern face on a Georgian mansion

The decor is traditional 18th century but the faces on the walls at Beningbrough Hall are, for the moment, strikingly contemporary.

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Sarah Brown, Principal Keeper at Leeds Art Gallery. (Simon Hulme).

Leeds - the art and soul of a city

Leeds has long been renowned as an acclaimed centre for theatre, opera and dance. But, as Chris Bond reports, art is also enjoying a renaissance in the city.

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The Yorkshire Post says: Stately restoration - Chatsworth reopens to visitors

It is often cited as Britain’s favourite stately home and following its biggest restoration in almost 200 years, Chatsworth House is finally reopening its doors to visitors this weekend.

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Phillip Lai. Untitled. 2017. Courtesy of the artist.

The Hepworth Wakefield announces 2018 Sculpture Prize shortlist

The Hepworth Wakefield has announced the five artists vying for The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture 2018.

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Photo by Gemma Coultas

Is this a tribute to Red Arrows engineer?

Gemma Coultas spotted these trails in the sky over Bridlington Harbour this morning.

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