Northern Soul

Articles relating to: Art

Choose Joy by Linnet Panashe Rubaya

Review: Inviolable – Joy as a form of resistance by Linnet Panashe Rubaya, Saul Hay Gallery, Manchester

June 24, 2021 No Comments

It’s rare for me to visit a gallery and immediately think ‘oh, these are good’. More often, it’s ‘hmm’ or even ‘what?’.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Roseberry Topping, Ian Scott Massie

Image Gallery: Northern Soul by Ian Scott Massie

June 15, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Northern Soul by Ian Scott Massie

At Northern Soul, we’re fans of artwork which showcases our region. But we’re even more interested when an exhibition shares our name.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Len Tabner, untitled (photo © Reuben Tabner)

Image Gallery: Painting from Wild Places, Len Tavner, Inspired by…Gallery, The Moors National Park, Danby

June 1, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Painting from Wild Places, Len Tavner, Inspired by…Gallery, The Moors National Park, Danby

An exhibition of work exploring the power of the sea and the impact of industry on the spectacular landscapes of the North opens at the Inspired by… gallery this month.

Share Button
Read the full story..

66 Ripped the heart out by Mandy Payne

Precincts and high-rises: BRUTAL, Saul Hay Gallery, Manchester

May 28, 2021 Comments Off on Precincts and high-rises: BRUTAL, Saul Hay Gallery, Manchester

Not a single human being populates the paintings and sculpture in BRUTAL, the latest offering from Saul Hay Gallery in Manchester.

Share Button
Read the full story..

‘Spilled Sunlight ‘ - Cat Moore - Reduction linocut - £350

Image Gallery: New Light Prize Exhibition, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

May 19, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: New Light Prize Exhibition, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

The roadmap out of lockdown is well under way in the UK with galleries beginning to reopen their doors to the public.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Schoph, Quarantine Paintings Hirst Priory Studio

Image Gallery: The Quarantine Paintings, Schoph, RedHouse Originals

May 5, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: The Quarantine Paintings, Schoph, RedHouse Originals

As the world tries to make sense of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many artists, writers and musicians are continuing to create meaningful work.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Clown, Bob Crossley, 1961, Castlegate House Gallery

“These are rare paintings.” Steve Swallow, owner of Castlegate Gallery, talks about abstract painter, Bob Crossley

May 2, 2021 Comments Off on “These are rare paintings.” Steve Swallow, owner of Castlegate Gallery, talks about abstract painter, Bob Crossley

“The 1950s is of particular interest to us because it was a significant time in British painting,” says Steve Swallow, co-owner of Castlegate House Gallery in Cockermouth, Cumbria.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Patti Smith by Edward Mapplethorpe

“A unique snapshot of these unprecedented times.” Manchester International Festival 2021

April 28, 2021 Comments Off on “A unique snapshot of these unprecedented times.” Manchester International Festival 2021

“MIF has always been a festival like no other, with almost all the work being created especially for us in the months and years leading up to each festival edition. But who would have guessed two years ago what a changed world the artists making work for our 2021 festival would be working in?’

Share Button
Read the full story..

A Dark Pool , c.1917 (oil on canvas) by Laura Knight (1877-1970) / Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK / © Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums © Reproduced with permission of The Estate of Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2020. All Rights Reserved / Bridgeman Images

Image Gallery: Challenging Convention, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

April 28, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Challenging Convention, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

Before the 20th century, the canon of western art was dominated by male artists.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Courtesy of Discovery Museum, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums’

Image Gallery: The Female Form Through Time, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

April 21, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: The Female Form Through Time, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Instagram filters are not the first tool to be used to distort and manipulate the female form.

Share Button
Read the full story..