York Lesbian Arts Festival

>The York Lesbian Arts Festival, comprising three events, will be taking place on 27-28th October . The Book Festival will run from 9:30am to 5:30pm at York Racecourse and will feature authors and artists from the UK and USA. Guests include: Val McDermid, Stella Duffy, Rhona Cameron, Manda Scott, Sarah Waters, Jackie Kay, Helen Sandler, […]

Seduced: Art and Sex from Antiquity to Now

>Seduced explores the representation of sex in art through the ages. Featuring over 300 works spanning 2000 years, it brings together Roman sculptures, Indian manuscripts, Japanese prints, Chinese watercolours, Renaissance and Baroque paintings and 19th century photography with modern and contemporary art. Seduced presents the work of around 70 artists including Nobuyoshi Araki, Francis Bacon, […]

Renaissance Literary Lovers Exhumed

>The bodies of Italian Renaissance philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (February 24, 1463 -November 17, 1494) and classical scholar and poet Angelo Ambrogini, best known as Poliziano (July 14, 1454 – September 24, 1494) were recently exhumed from St. Mark’s Basilica in Florence. The two men, who died a few weeks from each other, were […]