Posts by venue: Laing Art Gallery

David Bomberg, Picasso, and the Whitechapel Boys

David Bomberg’s Ghetto Theatre (1920, © Ben Uri Collection) is one of the stand-out pictures in the Out of Chaos exhibition, which opens at the Laing Art Gallery on October 15th. The exhibition, which ranges over more than 100 years of art, has a strong showing by Bomberg and the… Read more

What’s the recipe for a Leonardo da Vinci drawing? Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection

How did Leonardo da Vinci go about creating the exceptional drawings currently on show at the Laing Art Gallery, lent from the Royal Collection? One of Leonardo’s main drawing materials was ink, used with a quill pen. The fluidity of… Read more

Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, star of the Renaissance, at the Laing Art Gallery

Leonardo da Vinci was a handsome man – the early accounts all comment on his good looks. He was also amazingly talented – only Michelangelo challenged him for supremacy in painting and drawing. In addition to his artistic achievements, Leonardo… Read more

Celebrations!!!

Summer is finally here – well that is what the calendars say – the weather…… now that’s a different story!!!!For us in Friends of the Laing Art Gallery (FLAG) the month of August means we are well over half way… Read more

Get set for Summer!

After a quiet couple of months – FLAG (Friends of the Laing Art Gallery) is getting set for a sizzling summer (let’s hope the weather follows suit!). The main event is, of course, our Gala Lunch celebrating our 50th Anniversary,… Read more