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Kenneth Armitage Curator’s Tour with Ann Elliott
Fri 5 May 2017, 12:30 – 13:15 BST
Guest Curator Ann Elliott will be leading a guided tour of 'Kenneth Armitage: Sculpture and Drawing of the 1950s', at the The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery. The exhibition brings Armitage's sculptures and drawings of the 1950s coinciding with the time when he undertook the prestigious and pioneering Gregory Fellowship back to Leeds.
Ann Elliott is a curator who organises exhibitions and manages a portfolio of visual arts projects. She was a curatorial trainee at Sheffield City Art Galleries, an exhibition officer in the visual arts department at the British Council and the first head of sculpture at Cass Foundation when it opened it 1994. Publications include: Sculpture at Canary Wharf: A decade of Exhibitions, a record of her curatorial work on the exhibition programme, Sculpture in the Workplace; The Art of Prior's Court School; The Eric and Jean Cass Collection; and Tom Bendhem: Collector for the Contemporary Art Society. A trustee of the Gabo Trust for Sculpture Conservation since 1999, she has been its chair since 2012 and served on the Fabric Committee of Portsmouth Cathedral (2006-16). Elliott is a member of Crossrail's Round Table for their Public Art Programme.
This talk is free, but spaces are limited so booking is essential.
This event is part of a weekend of events coinciding with the opening of 'Refinding: Jessie Flood-Paddock and Kenneth Armitage' at The Tetley, Leeds. Find out more about the exhibition at The Tetley here- thetetley.org/whats-on/exhibition
Image: Kenneth Armitage, Footballers, (detail) 1953, ink and wash on paper. Credit: Courtesy of Jonathan Clark Fine Art / The Kenneth Armitage Foundation