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Review: PLY Ravenous Apparitions, Manchester

August 1, 2015 Comments Off on Review: PLY Ravenous Apparitions, Manchester

You know when you’re at a restaurant and you’re so hungry you briefly consider ordering everything on the menu?

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Behind the scenes at Jackson Pollock, Tate Liverpool

June 26, 2015 Comments Off on Behind the scenes at Jackson Pollock, Tate Liverpool

Jackson Pollock’s black pourings weren’t popular during his lifetime. In fact, they’ve never had the attention that admirers think they deserve.

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HOME Launch-16 by Chris Payne

Reflections on Manchester’s HOME-coming by Danny Boyle and friends

June 21, 2015 Comments Off on Reflections on Manchester’s HOME-coming by Danny Boyle and friends

So that was the weekend that was! After months of speculation, not to say some anxiety from former Cornerhouse habitués and Library Theatre Company stalwarts, Manchester’s HOME officially opened not only its doors but also its outside areas, and the deckchairs proved immediately popular on Bank Holiday Weekend, rechristened HOME-warming weekend.

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Jackson Pollock, Number 34, 1949

Win tickets to Jackson Pollock at Tate Liverpool

June 14, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to Jackson Pollock at Tate Liverpool

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS FOR TATE LIVERPOOL’S JACKSON POLLOCK: BLIND SPOTS

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PAPER

PAPER: supporting local artists in the North West

June 9, 2015 Comments Off on PAPER: supporting local artists in the North West

If you haven’t visited PAPER, then this hidden gem is an essential stop on any art crawl around Manchester.

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In the Footsteps of Master exhibition room shot. Photo by Matthew Graham, 2015.

Emily Allchurch: In the Footsteps of a Master at Manchester Art Gallery

June 3, 2015 Comments Off on Emily Allchurch: In the Footsteps of a Master at Manchester Art Gallery

Masterpieces of art have received a respectful digital makeover at Manchester Art Gallery courtesy of photographer Emily Allchurch in a fascinating exhibition that unites old and new artistic techniques.

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Carlo Scarpa, Vitrine (1956) with Twenty Laboratory Tests for the Brion Tomb (1969-78)

Behind the scenes at The Henry Moore Institute in Leeds

May 16, 2015 Comments Off on Behind the scenes at The Henry Moore Institute in Leeds

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Lisa Le Feuvre, head of sculpture studies at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, about its current show by Carol Bove and Carlo Scarpa.

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Star Wars-7 by Chris Payne

May the force be with you: Star Wars in Spinningfields

May 16, 2015 Comments Off on May the force be with you: Star Wars in Spinningfields

Some mornings you need the Force to get to the office. But workers in the high-rise Hardman Street building in Manchester’s Spinningfields have a dogfight between a TIE Interceptor and an X-Wing to inspire them.

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Tom Jeffers and Cornerhouse

Memories of Manchester’s Cornerhouse

April 2, 2015 Comments Off on Memories of Manchester’s Cornerhouse

I moved to Manchester in January 2001 and got my first job two months later, as a box office assistant at Cornerhouse.

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Matisse Tristesse

Matisse: Drawing with Scissors at The Civic, Barnsley

March 3, 2015 Comments Off on Matisse: Drawing with Scissors at The Civic, Barnsley

David Sinclair, exhibitions curator at The Civic in Barnsley, writes for Northern Soul about the venue’s stunning Matisse exhibition. 

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