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Enlighten Bury

Win a pair of weekend passes to ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

October 16, 2017 Comments Off on Win a pair of weekend passes to ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

Win a pair of weekend passes to ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

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Leeds Art Gallery exterior, image courtesy Leeds Museums and Galleries

Leeds Art Gallery: Northern Soul has a sneak preview before it reopens to the public

October 9, 2017 No Comments

I’m looking at a piece of contemporary sculpture.

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Wall Explosion II 1965 by Roy Lichtenstein on display in ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, © Tate Liverpool, Roger Sinek

Review: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, Tate Liverpool

October 8, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, Tate Liverpool

A long time ago (the late 1970s) in a galaxy far, far away (Sheffield), I had a number of talismanic images on my bedroom wall.

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Benedict and Dominika Tomczyk-Bowen, image by Hazel Gibson

Bi-polar unicorns and claustrophobic clowns: Northern Soul attends Thought Bubble in Leeds

October 7, 2017 Comments Off on Bi-polar unicorns and claustrophobic clowns: Northern Soul attends Thought Bubble in Leeds

Picture this. It’s your first day at a new school. You’re a bit scared but you have an imagination the size of a meteor and loads of great ideas to make and draw worlds you want to share with your new pals.

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All aboard the flycycle

Landlines and Watermarks: Northern Soul chats to the brains behind art project, Water Works

September 26, 2017 Comments Off on Landlines and Watermarks: Northern Soul chats to the brains behind art project, Water Works

It’s December 2015 and West Yorkshire’s beautiful Calder Valley is celebrating Christmas. Then the rain comes.

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Seat of Learning, Manchester, Gouache, 240 x 1210, 1950

Photo Gallery: Capturing a Decade of Architectural Transformation Across the City, Jean Hobson, Contemporary Six, Manchester

September 11, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Capturing a Decade of Architectural Transformation Across the City, Jean Hobson, Contemporary Six, Manchester

An upcoming exhibition at Contemporary Six will present a collection of paintings, pencil drawings and limited-edition screen prints that record ten years of development across Manchester city centre.

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Photo Gallery: Savage Ink -The Cartoon & The Caricature, People’s History Museum, Manchester

September 11, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Savage Ink -The Cartoon & The Caricature, People’s History Museum, Manchester

Savage Ink looks at the development of the cartoon as an important form of visual protest and its often cruel and controversial imagery.

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Crossings, by Shaun Smyth

Painting the North – Crossings: Constructing the Mersey Gateway Paintings, Shaun Smyth, Catalyst Museum, Widnes

September 7, 2017 Comments Off on Painting the North – Crossings: Constructing the Mersey Gateway Paintings, Shaun Smyth, Catalyst Museum, Widnes

In the seventh instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England.

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A Quiet Night, Saltburn Pier, watercolour

Picture Gallery: Tales of the Dales, Places of Pilgrimage and Moor Stories by Ian Scott Massie

August 23, 2017 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Tales of the Dales, Places of Pilgrimage and Moor Stories by Ian Scott Massie

Artist Ian Scott Massie was born in London in 1952 and grew up in Buckinghamshire.

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On the trail of galloping horses: Northern Soul heads to Athens

August 23, 2017 Comments Off on On the trail of galloping horses: Northern Soul heads to Athens

Standing in the central hall of Manchester Art Gallery looking up at the decoration on the walls, a row of sculptures of men riding on horses caught my eye.

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