British Art Show 8, Hayward Touring, Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery launches this year’s British Art Show on 9 October. Organised by Hayward Touring every five years, the exhibition will tour to Edinburgh, Norwich and Southampton in 2016/17. The curators of British Art Show 8, Anna Colin and Lydia Yee, have selected the work of 42 artists who have made a significant contribution to contemporary art in the UK over the past five years. 26 of the 42 artists have produced new works for the exhibition, making this the most ambitious edition to date.

More information about the artist’s line-up can be found at

9 October 2015 – 10 January 2016