Leeds Henry Moore Institute exhibition celebrates artworks

MASTERPIECE: Polina Angecova, views work by Jiro Takamatsu.  PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe
MASTERPIECE: Polina Angecova, views work by Jiro Takamatsu. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe
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THE HENRY Moore Institute is to host the first institutional exhibition of Japanese artist Jiro Takamatsu.

Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture celebrates the work of this leading figure of post-war art and features more than 70 sculptures, drawings and documents loaned from collections in Japan, the United States and Europe.

Art experts describe Mr Takamatsu as a central figure in the development of post-war Japanese art.

The exhibition opens at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds today and admission is free. It is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am until 5.30pm and runs until October 22.

NEWSUBSTANCE created SPIRIT, a structure that will house 3,000 LED lights, use 10km of coloured string, it is 5 metres above the concourse and overall span is 24m x 14m. NEWSUBSTANCE are a UK studio specialising in dramatic, bespoke performance structures and have created pieces for Take That, Mumford & Sons and even the Beijing Olympics. .'17 November 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

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