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Are we snobbish about art? The Northern Soul Podcast

March 24, 2017 No Comments

Hurrah and huzzah! It’s time for the Northern Soul Podcast.

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Be Strong, Live Happy and Love: 350 years of Paradise Lost at The Portico Library, Manchester

January 18, 2017 Comments Off on Be Strong, Live Happy and Love: 350 years of Paradise Lost at The Portico Library, Manchester

This year marks the 350th anniversary of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, the story of the fall of Satan and the destruction of Paradise. With this in mind, Manchester’s Portico Library is staging an inspiring and enlightening exhibition.

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John Hyatt, HOME, Manchester

Rock Art: artist John Hyatt talks to Northern Soul about his new exhibition

January 16, 2017 Comments Off on Rock Art: artist John Hyatt talks to Northern Soul about his new exhibition

“It’s the idea that you get a solo show and you give it away.”

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Constellations: Northern Soul explores the new displays at Tate Liverpool

December 3, 2016 Comments Off on Constellations: Northern Soul explores the new displays at Tate Liverpool

As we journey around our digital world, we are well used to following links and making connections between subjects that we might not otherwise have explored. For those of us who are fatally inquisitive, even if just as a means to procrastinate, this endless hop, skip and jump from subject to subject has its dangers.

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Yves Klein at Tate Liverpool: we talk to curator Darren Pih

October 23, 2016 Comments Off on Yves Klein at Tate Liverpool: we talk to curator Darren Pih

It seems obvious to me now that Yves Klein‘s Leap into the Void was a fake.

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Back to the Future: Sheffield’s Hole in the Road

October 18, 2016 Comments Off on Back to the Future: Sheffield’s Hole in the Road

I feel as though I’m about to die. Not in a horrific, life flashing before my eyes kind of way, but in a dreamlike, out-of-body experience. Except, if I really was about to die, I would hope that a failed 1960s underpass might not be the last thing on which I rested my earthly gaze.

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Tracey Emin's Bed, Tate Liverpool

That Bed: Tracey Emin and William Blake, Tate Liverpool

September 30, 2016 Comments Off on That Bed: Tracey Emin and William Blake, Tate Liverpool

When you’re raising kids, it can be difficult to decide on the right moment to bring them face to face with life’s nether regions.

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Manchester's Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Win tickets to The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

September 21, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

WIN TICKETS TO THE GREAT NORTHERN CONTEMPORARY CRAFT FAIR, OLD GRANADA STUDIOS, MANCHESTER

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The Varnished Truth: Jean Patchett by Clifford Coffin, 1951. Condé Nast Archive New York © Condé Nast Inc.

Vogue’s century of style: Northern Soul goes behind the scenes

July 5, 2016 Comments Off on Vogue’s century of style: Northern Soul goes behind the scenes

Anyone who knows me will realise that any sharp intakes of breath I might elicit from passing fashionistas are considerably more likely to be gasps of horror than of approval.

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Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne Standing in a Street in Soho 1967 (left) and After Muybridge - Woman Emptying a Bowl of Water and Paralytic Child on All Fours1965 (right) by Francis Bacon, on display in Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms at Tate Liverpool until 18 September 2016

The Woman Who Stares Back: Francis Bacon at Tate Liverpool

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on The Woman Who Stares Back: Francis Bacon at Tate Liverpool

Here is a street. In the street stands a woman.

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