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Mario Popham and Tom Baskeyfield, from the Flesh of Stone series

Photo Gallery: Of Flesh and Stone, HOME, Manchester

February 14, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Of Flesh and Stone, HOME, Manchester

This March, as part of the HOME Projects series, Manchester’s HOME is hosting an exhibition of new drawing from artist Tom Baskeyfield and photography from Mario Popham exploring the complex landscape of North Wales.

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Artist and printmaker John Duffin

My Space: John Duffin, artist and printmaker

February 9, 2018 Comments Off on My Space: John Duffin, artist and printmaker

In a new series, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all sorts of creative types about the room they use to write, paint and, well, create. This week, it’s artist and printmaker John Duffin. 

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Review: Break in Transmission, The Holden Gallery, Manchester

February 1, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Break in Transmission, The Holden Gallery, Manchester

Curator Steven Gartside describes Break in Transmission, the current exhibition at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Holden Gallery, as “the pleasures and pitfalls of language, communication and meaning”.

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Adventures In Egypt, The Atkinson

Adventures in Egypt: The Atkinson’s Egyptologist Tom Hardwick talks to Northern Soul

January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Adventures in Egypt: The Atkinson’s Egyptologist Tom Hardwick talks to Northern Soul

Ask someone this: what is the first thing that enters their mind when someone mentions women in the Victorian era?

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John McCombs - Dale Lane, Delph, Winter

Painting the North: The Ten of Us, Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery

January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Painting the North: The Ten of Us, Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery

In the ninth 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. As the weeks progress, Ant will bring you his image of the week from the popular social media page.

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John Piper, Harbour Scene, Newhaven 1936-1937

John Piper at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Darren Pih

November 14, 2017 Comments Off on John Piper at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Darren Pih

There are many reasons to feel a surge of joy at the sight of the Liverpool skyline.

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Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent, image by Stephen Slack

Photo Gallery: International ceramics festival returns to Stoke-on-Trent

November 13, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: International ceramics festival returns to Stoke-on-Trent

Northern Soul’s Steve Slack headed to the British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) as it returned to Stoke-on-Trent, the home of British ceramics, for its fifth edition.

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Photo Gallery: Best Art Vinyl: 12 Years on 12 Inches

November 13, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Best Art Vinyl: 12 Years on 12 Inches

This autumn saw Best Art Vinyl, an international award celebrating the best in record cover design, head to Barnsley as part of an exciting new exhibition featuring a host of renowned names from the world of music, art, design and photography.

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Great Northerner , Victoria Wood by Stanley Chow

Photo Gallery: Who is the Greatest Northerner of all time?

November 13, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Who is the Greatest Northerner of all time?

Greater Manchester has played host to more than its fair share of icons over the years, with the region long being the backdrop to game-changing artists, innovators, sports people, actors and activists.

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David Evans - Winter - (from the Mixed Winter Exhibition @ Colourfield Gallery)

Painting the North: Art Exhibitions in November

November 6, 2017 Comments Off on Painting the North: Art Exhibitions in November

Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares his round-up of must-see exhibitions in the North of England during November.

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