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Review: Matthew Bamber and Ivy Kalungi, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

September 27, 2022 No Comments

A spin of the bottle away from the overspill revelry of Deansgate Locks in university freshers’ week, Castlefield Gallery takes one step back from the litter of drinks promotions and homesickness to afford a less frenetic space from which two artists, each with their own particular vantage point, can sift through the contradictions of where a stop-start decade has brought both them and us.

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Exhibition highlights stories of women and people of colour on Tyneside during WWII

August 22, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition highlights stories of women and people of colour on Tyneside during WWII

A new exhibition exploring recently uncovered stories of those who came to Tyneside from the African and Caribbean diaspora as part of the war effort during the Second World War has opened at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle.

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Exhibition review: #OutofDate2022, Modernist Society, Manchester

July 5, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition review: #OutofDate2022, Modernist Society, Manchester

When the Modernist Society invited photographers to make use of a cache of old slide films, they weren’t quite sure about the results.

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Exhibitions: Martin Grimes’ Fault Lines and Paula Chambers’ Working Girls, The Whitaker, Rossendale

April 17, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibitions: Martin Grimes’ Fault Lines and Paula Chambers’ Working Girls, The Whitaker, Rossendale

As The Whitaker Museum and Art Gallery in Rossendale approaches its first birthday since reopening, it continues to share the best emerging and established contemporary artists in its visual arts programme.

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Nein! Nein! Nein! The Covid Covers exhibition, The White Hotel, Salford

April 7, 2022 Comments Off on Nein! Nein! Nein! The Covid Covers exhibition, The White Hotel, Salford

A new exhibition has invited visitors to muse over memorable headlines from the Daily Star, including Carry On Chaos, Stick It Up Yer Virus, The Dukes Of Biohazard and Psycho Seagulls Corona Rampage.

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Rachel Goodyear, Concentration, copyright the artist. Photo Michael Pollard

Exhibition: Stirrings, Rachel Goodyear, Grundy Art Gallery / Salford Museum and Art Gallery

April 7, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: Stirrings, Rachel Goodyear, Grundy Art Gallery / Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Co-commissioned by Grundy Art Gallery Blackpool and the University of Salford Art CollectionStirrings is the first major solo exhibition by artist Rachel Goodyear in a museum and art gallery in the North West of England and will include new large-scale drawings and a new animation.

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Exhibition Review: Don’t You Forget About Me, British Music Experience, Liverpool

April 2, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition Review: Don’t You Forget About Me, British Music Experience, Liverpool

At its best, pop resists the definitive. It side-steps the constraints of those who try to pin it down and restrict it to a dull litany of the usual saints, the Dylans and the Lennons, the Whites and the Sheerans, those who are dead and those who might as well be, desiccating them into relics and museum pieces, suitable for endless resale.

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Chaman Yanomami en rituel avant la montee vers le Pico da Neblina, Etat d'Amazonas, Bresil, 2014 © Sebastiao Salgado/nbpictures

Exhibition: Amazônia, Sebastião Salgado, Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

April 1, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: Amazônia, Sebastião Salgado, Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

From May 13, Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum will welcome Amazônia, a critically acclaimed major exhibition exploring the work of world-renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, with free tickets available now for its 12-week run.

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Sweet Meeting. Credit: Brendan Buesnel-2018-image00001_o

Exhibition Review: altered by Tony Heaton, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre

March 31, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition Review: altered by Tony Heaton, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre

It depends on how you look at things: what you see, what you notice, what you take heed of.

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Scouts outside their tent at Middlewood Scout Camp. Cunliffe Family Collection Victor Cunliffe

Memories of Middlewood Scout Camp: celebrating 73 years of scouting in Salford

March 23, 2022 Comments Off on Memories of Middlewood Scout Camp: celebrating 73 years of scouting in Salford

Salford’s magnificent RHS Bridgewater Gardens, which opened in May 2021, are built on what was once the estate of the third Duke of Bridgewater and are bordered by the canal that bears his name.

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