Anthony Earnshaw: The Distribution of Wishes

04 August - 08 September 2017

Anthony Earnshaw (1924-2001) was a Leeds-based surrealist artist and close friend of Patrick Hughes at Leeds College of Art during the 1960s.

The Anthony Earnshaw Bursary was set up by Patrick Hughes in memory of his friend in 2016. The Bursary provides assistance towards costs for students studying Access to HE Diploma (Art & Design) at Leeds College of Art. In collaboration with Flowers Gallery and Gail Earnshaw, we are delighted to launch this survey of his work.

Opening night: Thursday 3 August 2017 5-7pm

Lecture by Professor Dawn Ades: Thursday 31 August 2017 5-7pm
Renowned surrealism expert, Professor Dawn Ades, will give an insightful guest lecture on the art of Anthony Earnshaw. Refreshments will be provided and everyone is welcome. Click here to book your place.

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Anthony EarnshawImage: Anthony Earnshaw, Distribution of Wishes, 1965. Oil on canvas. 104 x 63 cm. (detail). Private Collection.

  • 04 August - 08 September 2017
  • Vernon Street Gallery, Leeds College of Art, LS2 8PH