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Van Gough Exhibition

Review: Van Gogh – The Immersive Experience, York St Mary’s

September 3, 2019 No Comments

How often do you go to an art gallery and find yourself bored by the interpretation? The labels on the wall can be awful.

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It's in the Blood - Red or Blue: A Football Cartoon Exhibition by Tony Husband

Picture Gallery: It’s in the Blood – Red or Blue: A Football Cartoon Exhibition by Tony Husband

September 2, 2019 No Comments

Love it or loathe it, football is, in many minds at least, the nation’s sport.

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Lightspace - A Year in The Round, Colin Taylor, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Photo Gallery: Lightspace – A Year in The Round, Colin Taylor, Royal Exchange, Manchester

August 19, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Lightspace – A Year in The Round, Colin Taylor, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Theatre never fails to inspire, and for artist Colin Taylor one theatre in particular has influenced a series of stunning images: the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.

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Sketch for Survival Levison Wood

Photo Gallery: Sketch for Survival

August 12, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Sketch for Survival

The Serengeti is coming to the North as sketches of wildlife by celebrities from across the globe are set to premiere in Harrogate as part of a campaign to raise awareness about species extinction.

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White Wave, Open Water, Andrea Hall, Stephen Joseph Theatre

Photo Gallery: Open Water, Andrea Hall, Stephen Joseph Theatre

August 5, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Open Water, Andrea Hall, Stephen Joseph Theatre

It’s long been known that open-air swimming is good for your mental health.

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Open Music Archive at Castlefield Gallery. Photos Jules Lister. (cc) by-sa 4.0. Courtesy of the artists.

Review: Open Music Archive, Eileen Simpson and Ben White, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

July 29, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Open Music Archive, Eileen Simpson and Ben White, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

It all changed with the gramophone.

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© Chim↑Pom photo by Leslie Kee. 

Review: A Drunk Pandemic, Manchester International Festival, Victoria Station

July 12, 2019 Comments Off on Review: A Drunk Pandemic, Manchester International Festival, Victoria Station

Even by the wild and woolly standards of Manchester International Festival, the Manchester cholera epidemic of the 1830s might be considered an unlikely inspiration for a project, let alone one for the first major UK project from a Tokyo-based art collective.

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Barbara Barbara Nicholls, The Turnpike, Leigh

Art Review: Barbara Nicholls, The Turnpike, Leigh

July 3, 2019 Comments Off on Art Review: Barbara Nicholls, The Turnpike, Leigh

Watercolours can get a bad press. For me they conjure up an image of legions of Sunday painters out in the field with their Windsor & Newtons.

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Brassica oleracea L. var capitata Marner Fruerot 'early red'. [Brassica oleracea Capitata Group]. [cabbage; Savoy cabbage, red cabbage]. Watercolour on paper. Grenfell Gold Medal, 2010.

Photo Gallery: RHS Botanical Illustration, The Gold Medal Winners by Charlotte Brooks

June 24, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: RHS Botanical Illustration, The Gold Medal Winners by Charlotte Brooks

Fan of all things flora and fauna? Then why not take a look at this new release from ACC publishers called RHS Botanical Illustration, The Gold Medal Winners by Charlotte Brooks.

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The Hepworth Wakefield. © Hufton + Crow.6

What’s On: The Hepworth Wakefield

June 8, 2019 Comments Off on What’s On: The Hepworth Wakefield

Since opening its magnificent doors to the public in 2011, The Hepworth Wakefield has been at the forefront of supporting artists, as was its predecessor, The Wakefield Art Gallery.

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