2012- Dawn Chorus

This display brings together new works acquired between 2011 and 2012 as part of the gallery’s new partnership with the Arts Council Collection. Painting, sculpture and moving image by Tomma Abts, Becky Beasley, Varda Caivano, Ruth Claxton, Michael Fullerton, Graham Gussin, Georgie Hopton, Haroon Mirza, Elizabeth Price, Cullinan Richards, Ben Rivers, DJ Simpson, John Smith, Renee So, Jon Thompson, Bedwyr Williams and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are seen together for the first time.

Leeds Art Gallery is at the heart of the city. Housing one of the most significant collections of 20th Century Sculpture accompanied by a programme of temporary exhibitions. This season there is the chance to enjoy highlights from our historic collections alongside new work by some of the most significant names in British art. 

For more information on the exhibition please visit Leeds Art Gallery website.



Installation views


The Arts Council Collection is the UK's most widely seen collection of modern and contemporary art.

With more than 8,000 works by over 2,000 artists, it can be seen in exhibitions and public displays across the country and beyond. This website offers unprecedented access to the Collection, and information about each work can be found on this site.