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Eileen Agar retrospective opens in Leeds

February 1, 2022

Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy, the critically acclaimed exhibition first seen at Whitechapel Gallery, now travels to Leeds, following its tour to Mjellby Art Museum, Sweden. 


This is the largest retrospective of Agar's work to date, featuring over one hundred paintings, collages, sculptures and photographs, drawn from private and public collections from around the world.


The exhibits include one of Agar's earliest and best-known collages, Precious Stones, which is in the collection of Leeds Art Gallery. It was purchased with help from the Leeds Art Fund, in 1986, to mark the retirement of the Fund's chairman, George Black. 


Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy runs from 29 January to 7 May 2022 at Leeds Art Gallery.