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Past Years

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Find out about exhibitions and artist projects produced by YSP over the last few years.

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MADE Spring 2014

MADE is YSP's programme of bi monthly-changing showcases of contemporary craft and applied arts which ...

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Yorkshire Made Me

Yorkshire Made Me is a series of photographs, by Jennifer Robertson and Lynne Fletcher, of ...

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David Murphy

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, David Murphy is a young British sculptor who approaches his ...

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Uncommon Ground: Land Art in Britain 1966-1979

A Touring Exhibition from the Arts Council Collection. Curated by Nicholas Alfrey, Joy Sleeman and ...

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Luke Hart

Visiting Artist London-born artist, Luke Hart’s sculptural practice is a form of research and development ...

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Thomas Houseago

Leeds-born sculptor Thomas Houseago returns to the region this spring, as part of Yorkshire Festival ...

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Ai Weiwei in the Chapel

YSP presents an exhibition by Ai Weiwei in the Park's newly refurbished 18th century chapel. ...

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MADE Autumn 2014

MADE is YSP's programme of bi monthly-changing showcases of contemporary craft and applied arts which ...

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Tom Frost: The Wild Collection

South Wales-based illustrator Tom Frost takes inspiration from YSP’s historic landscape and varied wildlife to ...

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Hester Reeve: YMEDACA

Hester Reeve is a performance artist who works with live art actions, philosophy, dialogues, drawing ...

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Theremin Bollards

Theremin Bollards are accessible and innovative sound sculptures designed for music-making without the need for ...

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Helen Benigson

In a new site-specific live performance, Helen Benigson AKA Princess Bellsize Dollar explores ideas of ...

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MADE September 2014

MADE is YSP's programme of bi monthly-changing showcases of contemporary craft and applied arts which ...

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Starting Points: Looking Back Down the Line

Open 11.00–15.00, Saturday–Tuesday Starting Points, a small group of textile artists, present a commemoration to ...

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Garth Evans

An Arts Council Collection exhibition selected by Richard Deacon. Garth Evans’ practice has largely been ...

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Josephsohn

This exhibition is a poignant survey of sculpture with drawings by the late Zurich-based artist, ...

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Anna Collette Hunt

Anna Collette Hunt uses clay to animate imagined and historic narratives, creating vivid worlds that ...

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Tom Hudson: Transitions

This exhibition looks at the radical interaction of art and education in the 1960s, focusing ...

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Vanessa Grasse, Bettina Neuhaus and Phill Harding

YSP and Yorkshire Dance work together to offer residencies and artist retreats to dance artists ...

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MADE June 2013

MADE is YSP's programme of bi monthly-changing showcases of contemporary craft and applied arts which ...

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Michael Lyons Artist's Rocks: Echo & Revelation

Michael Lyons played an important role in the founding of YSP and was a member ...

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Alison Cooper: Write to Roam

YSP’s Country Park is animated by Alison Cooper’s project Write to Roam this summer as ...

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I Made That From Scratch

I Made that from Scratch was an exhibition which was part of the therapeutic art ...

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Lucy + Jorge Orta 2013

This important exhibition of new and critically acclaimed work by Lucy + Jorge Orta revolves ...

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Gustavo Ciríaco: Where the Horizon Moves

YSP is delighted to be working with the Live Art Development Agency on DIY10, a ...

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Meekyoung Shin

Meekyoung Shin (b. 1967 in South Korea) lives and works in Seoul and London. She ...

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Jordan McKenzie: Carl An(t)dre 2013

Join YSP on 10 August 2013 as performance artist Jordan McKenzie brings Carl An(t)dre to ...

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Rodan Kane Hart

Artist Rodan Kane Hart spent three weeks in the UK in September 2013 as part ...

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MADE Oct 2013

MADE is YSP's programme of bi monthly-changing showcases of contemporary craft and applied arts which ...

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Jon Edgar: Sculpture Series Heads

For his Sculpture Series, artist Jon Edgar extended invitations to a variety of people associated ...

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Tom Hudson Transitions at the NAEA

Following the Tom Hudson: Transitions exhibition in the Garden Gallery, the National Arts Education Archive ...

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Janine Fletcher

YSP and Yorkshire Dance work together to offer residencies and artist retreats to dance artists ...

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Amar Kanwar: The Sovereign Forest + Other Stories

YSP presents the first major UK exhibition of work by internationally acclaimed artist Amar Kanwar. ...

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Angie Lewin: A Natural Line

Angie Lewin is celebrated for her striking prints of skeletal plant forms set against the ...

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MADE Winter 2013/14

MADE is YSP's programme of bi monthly-changing showcases of contemporary craft and applied arts which ...

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Dennis Oppenheim: Alternative Landscape Components

This autumn YSP re-presents Trees: From Alternative Landscape Components (2006) by the American artist Dennis ...

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Gerson Zevi Pop-Up: The London Project Goes North

Gerson Zevi's pop-up show, The London Project Goes North, features a selection of original 2D ...

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Miró: Sculptor

In collaboration with the artist’s foundations and family, YSP is proud to present the first ...

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Florence Peake: MAKE

On 7 April Florence Peake brings her new performance MAKE to YSP, celebrating the working ...

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Anish Kapoor: Flashback

Anish Kapoor is one of Britain’s most distinguished artists. He has achieved international acclaim for ...

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Sophie Ernst: Reporting to the Landscape

Reporting to the Landscape is an ephemeral intervention within Barbara Hepworth’s The Family of Man ...

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William Turnbull at 90

A new display in the Formal Garden presents the work of William Turnbull (1922–2012), a ...

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Jeremy Deller

For one day only 12.00–18.00 / Free Sacrilege, the life-sized inflatable replica of Stonehenge, created ...

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Caroline Locke: Sound Fountains

Caroline Locke had a residency in the Chapel 12-15 July, when she installed Sound Fountains ...

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Caroline Locke: Sound Inventory

Sound Inventory, shown on the Concourse, involves various sounds from around the world, which Locke ...

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Simon Pope: Memory Marathon

In 2009, Simon Pope walked 26 miles in 12 hours through the London boroughs hosting ...

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Hemali Bhuta

YSP is delighted to be collaborating with Creative India to share the exceptional talent of ...

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Christine Finn: Back to a Land

One of the most popular publications of post-war Britain was a book by archaeologist, Jacquetta ...

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Marking Time: A Century of Drawing in Art Education

This exhibition, at Batley Art Gallery, will present work drawn from the collections of the ...

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Eloise Fornieles

YSP is delighted to be working with the Live Art Development Agency on DIY09, a ...

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Simon Pope: What Cannot Be Turned Aside

Visiting artist in 2010/11, Simon Pope’s practice often involves walking, the act of being together, ...

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Mark Hearld: Birds & Beasts

Birds and Beasts showcases Hearld’s practice which stems from a love of the British countryside, ...

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Structure & Material: Claire Barclay, Becky Beasley, Karla Black

Structure & Material explores the work of three significant young artists who each investigate the ...

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Rebecca Chesney: Diligent Observation

Rebecca Chesney explores and reveals changing environments and the impact of human activity, often creating ...

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Mel Brimfield

Mel Brimfield is a London-based artist and curator with a particular interest in Performance Art ...

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Jaume Plensa 2011

YSP presents an extraordinary body of new and recent work by renowned Spanish artist Jaume ...

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Barbara Hepworth & Landscape

To celebrate the launch of The Hepworth Wakefield, YSP has worked with the Hepworth Estate ...

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The Feiweles Trust Final Bursary Exhibition

An exhibition of creative writing and illustration produced by children of all ages from Wakefield ...

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Historic Lakes & Woodland

On 23 July the historic lakes and woodland opened to visitors for the first time ...

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Emily Speed: MAKE SHIFT

MAKE SHIFT is the first solo exhibition by Liverpool-based artist Emily Speed, featuring sculpture, installation, ...

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Henry Moore From The Arts Council Collection

Henry Moore is an important figure for the Arts Council Collection. He was a key ...

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Aeneas Wilder

Anticipation, a deafening clatter, dust, the smell of wood and finally applause – artist Aeneas ...

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Daniel Belasco Rogers

YSP is delighted to be working with the Live Art Development Agency on DIY08, a ...

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Rachel Goodyear

This autumn, YSP presents an exhibition of new and recent work by Rachel Goodyear. Tipped ...

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Austin Wright

Austin Wright had a long and important relationship with YSP. A member of the original ...

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Donna Wilson: Endangered Species

Scottish designer Donna Wilson brings her playful textiles to Yorkshire Sculpture Park this winter, drawing ...

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