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Exhibition dates

The sixth Northern Art Prize exhibition runs from 28 March until 16 June 2013 at Leeds Art Gallery, including new and reconfigured work by shortlisted artists Margaret Harrison, Rosalind Nashashibi, Emily Speed and Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan. Commenting on the exhibition, curator Sarah Brown said: “The artists have made a number of new pieces […]

Carapaces – a performers perspective

During the Northern Art Prize 2013 exhibition Emily Speed’s installation Carapaces has been periodically animated by the presence of 2 female performers. Emily makes work that explores the relationship between the body and architecture and has frequently used performance – actual or implied – as part of her work. In the past this has included […]

Prizegiving in pictures

Re-live the Northern Art Prize prizegiving in pictures. Or if you couldn’t make it along, take a look at what you missed. At the start of the evening all of the artists were looking relatively relaxed. But it wasn’t long before John Rawles and Pippa Hale took to the stage to thank all of the […]

and the winner is…

We are very pleased to announce that the winner of the Northern Art Prize 2013 is Margaret Harrison. The judges, comprising Tomma Abts, Turner Prize-winning painter; Margot Heller, Director of South London Gallery; Jennifer Higgie, Co-Editor of contemporary art magazine ‘Frieze’ and James Lingwood, Co-Director of Artangel visited the Prize exhibition of new and recent […]

It’s almost time…

Please join us on Thursday evening, 6-8pm at Leeds Art Gallery to be the first to hear who has won the Northern Art Prize 2013. Doors open at: 6pm, The speeches start at: 6.45pm. RSVP here The winner will be chosen from this years’ shortlist: Margaret Harrison, Rosalind Nashashibi, Emily Speed, Joanne Tatham & Tom […]

Margaret Harrison at Payne Shurvell

If you have enjoyed Margaret Harrison’s work in the Northern Art Prize exhibition, there is a chance to see much more from her, currently on exhibition at Payne Shurvell gallery in London. The exhibition ‘On Reflection‘ develops many of the concerns that can be seen in the new work Margaret produced for the prize. Margaret […]

Artist talks – the low down

We’ve had some brilliant ‘In conversation’ events this year at Leeds Art Gallery with artists and their nominators, including an artist’s talk as a series of questions by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan with Gavin Wade. If you weren’t able to come to them all – or just want reminding – then check out Darren […]

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