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Keep your ’at on for a close encounter on this Yorkshire moor

As the sun rises across the Cow and Calf rocks at Ilkley, the eerie winter light is a sight that only the earliest of birds catches.

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A member of staff walks past screenprints entitled Some Poems of Jules Laforgue by Patrick Caulfield during a photo call for Bonhams Prints and Multiples, in New Bond Street, London

Linoleum cuts it in the art world as old prints go under the hammer

THEY might be the world’s most expensive rolls of lino.

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WIN: Family tickets to The Magical Lantern Festival in Roundhay Park Leeds

Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow!

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Artist Alex Chinneck with his temporary sculpture installation which popped up earlier this year beside the M1 Tinsley viaduct in Sheffield. PIC: Scott Merrylees

Alex Chinneck: Why I want to build a set of giant chimneys along a Yorkshire canal

Having been shortlisted for a £15m funding pot, plans for a series of giant chimneys along a Yorkshire canal just got one step closer. Jessica Barrett reports.

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PIC: James Hardisty

Take a seat for majestic view of North York Moors

In the few months since being installed at one of the most dramatic locations on the North York Moors, the near 10ft-high Seated Man bronze sculpture has split opinion, drawing praise, criticism and even waggish comparisons to it supposedly bearing a close resemblance to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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LANDSCAPE ART: Artist's Dan Holdsworth's photograph which you can see at Graves Gallery in Sheffield.

Artist Dan Holdsworth talks about his new show in Sheffield

The Graves Gallery in Sheffield is showcasing new and recent photographic works by artist Dan Holdsworth in the exhibition Mapping the Limits of Space.

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Lubaina Himid with one of her works of art titled A Fashionable Marriage, at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull. (PA).

Lubaina Himid - the Turner Prize winner on art and why it matters

Lubaina Himid is the oldest artist and the first black woman to win the Turner Prize. She talks to Chris Bond about her surprise at winning and why art matters to people.

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Rankin is one of Britain's most successful photographers - but believes anyone with a smartphone has the ability to capture amazing images.

Celebrity photographer Rankin: How to use your smartphone to take great pictures

Celebrity photographer Rankin, who grew up in North Yorkshire, has curated a new photo book about Britain with images taken by ordinary people. Sarah Marshall reports.

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Chapeltown Baths have fallen into a state of disrepair in the 22-months since its closure. Picture: Azzy Explores

PICTURES: Eerie look inside Sheffield's abandoned Chapeltown Baths

After spending almost five decades at the heart of the community the iconic Chapeltown Baths closed in February 2016 - and here what they look like today.
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PIC: Simon Hulme

Walking on Ilkley Moor – but this time with a hat

A moment of reflection for a lone rambler taking in the view at one of Yorkshire’s most stunning and best-loved locations is the striking subject of this week’s Picture Post.

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City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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LARGE-SCALE MURAL: Saelia Aparicios artwork be humble 2017 at The Tetley.

The Tetley in Leeds has new exhibition by Saelia Aparicio

The work of Spanish artist Saelia Aparicio is showcased in a new exhibition, Your Consequences Have Actions, at The Tetley . Yvette Huddleston reports.

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DESIGNER: Jason Bruges in Trinity Square, Hull. Picture: JAMES HARDISTY.

Hull City of Culture’s final flourish sees major art installation

The last major commission to round off Hull UK City of Culture is Jason Bruges’ Where Do We Go From Here? which opens next week. Alex Wood reports.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

Working life of a picturesque Leeds backdrop for leisure

Today the Leeds and Liverpool Canal provides a picturesque backdrop for joggers, walkers and leisure boats – as seen here in Kirkstall, Leeds – but it wasn’t always this way.

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OBJECTS OF DESIRE: Curator Sebastiano Barassi surrounded by works in the Becoming Henry Moore exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute, in Leeds. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds’s own Henry Moore is coming home in new exhibition

He is one of Yorkshire’s most famous artistic sons and now Henry Moore is coming home in a new exhibition to mark 40 years of the foundation he founded.

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Ashley Jackson pictured on the moors at Wassenden Head. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Big interview: Ashley Jackson

Ashley Jackson has been painting Yorkshire’s dramatic landscape for the best part of 60 years. Chris Bond visits the artist at his gallery.

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MAJOR SHOW: Human Landscapes at the Hepworth Wakefield, above, inset Bachelors Ashtray 1972.  Picture: lewis ronald

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The Hepworth Wakefield’s latest exhibition showcases one artist’s exploration of physicality. Yvette Huddleston reports.

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Artist Christian Furr and photographer Gered Mankowitz at their exhibition 45RPM at RedHouse Originals Gallery in Harrogate. (Photo by giglens)

Legendary rock music photographer is hit in Harrogate

A legend in rock music photography has appeared in person at not one but two events in Harrogate over the last week.
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VIDEO: Santa's reindeers to parade with War Horse puppet magic at Sheffield's Meadowhall

Santa's reindeers are about to magically come to life for daily parades at Sheffield's Meadowhall - thanks to the puppet wizardry of the experts behind West End smash hit War Horse.

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Yorkshire reservoir nestles in Brontë’s land of ‘bleak solitude’

Birds line the metalwork going out towards the octagonal valve tower at Lower Laithe Reservoir near the Brontë beauty spot of Haworth.

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