• David Hockney

    Lets start with David Hockney, a world famous painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer - North Yorkshire is the inspiration for many of his famous pieces. You can actually visit landscapes here and compare them to the paintings – judge for yourself which is more beautiful.

     

    Another artist close to home is Robert E Fuller whose artwork you don’t have to go far to see as we have it on display around The Blacksmith Arms . Robert E Fuller's gallery is worth discovering for an unforgettable day out on the Yorkshire Wolds. It showcases Robert E Fuller's entire collection of artwork, including original paintings, bronze sculptures, limited-edition prints, greetings cards, gift wrap and calendars.

    Click here to see Robert's paintings.

    The exhibit is constantly changing as new originals are added and new limited editions are published. And lining the gallery walls and countertops are a full selection of greeting cards taken from the original paintings. All items are available to purchase and take away on the day or can be delivered if you prefer.

    Upstairs visitors are invited to look around the artist's studio and see the development of the latest paintings on his easel. Robert's fascinating collection of photographic studies of animals and birds.

    If you fancy getting out and exploring the best of Yorkshire with your mum, then why not check out one of the four fantastic Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle venues: The Hepworth Wakefield ,Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Leeds Art Gallery and The Henry Moore Institute.

    Here you can celebrate 200 of the World's Greatest Artists.


    The Henry Moore Institute, The Hepworth Wakefield, Leeds Art Gallery and Yorkshire Sculpture Park are only a 30-minute drive, bus or train ride from each other. Which means you can enjoy an afternoon, a day or a weekend at all four great venues during a year of world-class exhibitions.

     

    The Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle outlines an ambitious plan to make Yorkshire the European Capital for sculpture and it build's on the county's unique sculpture heritage as the birthplace of two of the most important 20th Century sculptors, Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore.