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Review: John Moores Painting Prize Virtual Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

March 29, 2021 No Comments

The John Moores Painting Prize brings together the best in contemporary British painting. 

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Zaneta Cinova

Photo Gallery: First Light, in partnership with Open Eye Gallery, Castlefield New Art Spaces and Creative Industries Trafford, Waterside

March 15, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: First Light, in partnership with Open Eye Gallery, Castlefield New Art Spaces and Creative Industries Trafford, Waterside

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen many in-person events turn digital.

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Art Review: How to break the humdrum – Obstructions at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

March 12, 2021 Comments Off on Art Review: How to break the humdrum – Obstructions at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

It’s hardly welcoming. A snide, on-screen solicitor is the only semblance of human contact we encounter during Obstructions, the latest virtual exhibition at Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery.

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Susan Platt lockdown birding for cb press

Image Gallery: Fledge – A Year of Birds, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

March 8, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Fledge – A Year of Birds, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been widespread re-engagement with nature and, in particular, a notable increase in the public’s appreciation of Britain’s native birds.

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Grace Maisiri

Photo Gallery: Manchester artists respond to Riz Ahmed’s The Long Goodbye for MIF and Fuse

February 15, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester artists respond to Riz Ahmed’s The Long Goodbye for MIF and Fuse

Riz Ahmed’s critically acclaimed album, The Long Goodbye Livestream Edition, takes a close-up look at the break-up of a toxic relationship with the country you call home.

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Hannah Deller_Swings in Lockdown. © The Artist

Review: Grayson Perry’s Art Club, Manchester Art Gallery

December 20, 2020 Comments Off on Review: Grayson Perry’s Art Club, Manchester Art Gallery

It was the swings swaddled in clingfilm-like tied-back curtains that got me.

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“Artworks can tell stories.” Art historian Sara Riccardi writes about the importance of art – for everyone

December 20, 2020 Comments Off on “Artworks can tell stories.” Art historian Sara Riccardi writes about the importance of art – for everyone

When I meet someone I’ve only communicated with via email for the first time, they are sometimes surprised to find that I’m a rather cheerful young woman.

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Maelstrom Under Glass, Alexandrina Hemsley

“There’s still a lot of discrimination, marginalisation and isolation.” DaDaFest International Festival 2020: Translations

November 14, 2020 Comments Off on “There’s still a lot of discrimination, marginalisation and isolation.” DaDaFest International Festival 2020: Translations

A quarter of a century ago the Disability Discrimination Act came into force and changed lives. In the meantime, Liverpool-based DaDaFest has been breaking ground as a disability and D/deaf arts organisation since 1984, albeit under a different name.

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Picture Gallery: War Work, David Dunnico, AIR Gallery, Altrincham

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: War Work, David Dunnico, AIR Gallery, Altrincham

This year, the annual Remembrance Sunday commemorations will mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War as well as the centenary of the permanent Cenotaph in Whitehall and the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey.

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Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

Halloween looks a little different this year, what with the Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions putting a stop to Halloween hi-jinx, but you can still get your spooky fix if you head into Manchester city centre.

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