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Yves Klein at Tate Liverpool: we talk to curator Darren Pih

October 23, 2016 Comments Off on Yves Klein at Tate Liverpool: we talk to curator Darren Pih

It seems obvious to me now that Yves Klein‘s Leap into the Void was a fake.

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Back to the Future: Sheffield’s Hole in the Road

October 18, 2016 Comments Off on Back to the Future: Sheffield’s Hole in the Road

I feel as though I’m about to die. Not in a horrific, life flashing before my eyes kind of way, but in a dreamlike, out-of-body experience. Except, if I really was about to die, I would hope that a failed 1960s underpass might not be the last thing on which I rested my earthly gaze.

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Tracey Emin's Bed, Tate Liverpool

That Bed: Tracey Emin and William Blake, Tate Liverpool

September 30, 2016 Comments Off on That Bed: Tracey Emin and William Blake, Tate Liverpool

When you’re raising kids, it can be difficult to decide on the right moment to bring them face to face with life’s nether regions.

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Manchester's Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Win tickets to The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

September 21, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

WIN TICKETS TO THE GREAT NORTHERN CONTEMPORARY CRAFT FAIR, OLD GRANADA STUDIOS, MANCHESTER

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The Varnished Truth: Jean Patchett by Clifford Coffin, 1951. Condé Nast Archive New York © Condé Nast Inc.

Vogue’s century of style: Northern Soul goes behind the scenes

July 5, 2016 Comments Off on Vogue’s century of style: Northern Soul goes behind the scenes

Anyone who knows me will realise that any sharp intakes of breath I might elicit from passing fashionistas are considerably more likely to be gasps of horror than of approval.

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Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne Standing in a Street in Soho 1967 (left) and After Muybridge - Woman Emptying a Bowl of Water and Paralytic Child on All Fours1965 (right) by Francis Bacon, on display in Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms at Tate Liverpool until 18 September 2016

The Woman Who Stares Back: Francis Bacon at Tate Liverpool

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on The Woman Who Stares Back: Francis Bacon at Tate Liverpool

Here is a street. In the street stands a woman.

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Amy Sharrocks

Review and interview: The Museum of Water, Lake District

May 21, 2016 Comments Off on Review and interview: The Museum of Water, Lake District

“Water is the mosaic of the universe,” says artist Amy Sharrocks at the opening of her art installation, Museum of Water, held appropriately enough in a boat house on Lake Windermere.

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Think Physics Interactive Light Wall

Preview: Ground Control to Major Tim, The Late Shows, Newcastle

May 13, 2016 Comments Off on Preview: Ground Control to Major Tim, The Late Shows, Newcastle

So far, 2016 has been a year of events with earth-shattering proportions, the kind of things that send you scurrying from your breakfast cereal and Louise Minchin’s solemn face in the BBC studios to the colossal global natter of the World Wide Web.

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Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

AL and AL: Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

February 4, 2016 Comments Off on AL and AL: Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

Bren O’Callaghan, co-curator of AL and AL’s new exhibition at HOME, writes about this major new show in Manchester.

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Amphora with Peacocks (about 1888-1898) by William De Morgan, painted Halsey Ralph Ricardo

From John Ruskin to Grayson Perry, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

January 31, 2016 Comments Off on From John Ruskin to Grayson Perry, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

A new exhibition in Sheffield brings together old and new artworks to explore the world of John Ruskin. Do modern artists have just as much to say about the role of creating beautiful things as the Victorians did?

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