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Martin Parr: Return to Manchester GB. England. Manchester. 1981.

Review – Martin Parr: Return to Manchester, Manchester Art Gallery

November 21, 2018 Comments Off on Review – Martin Parr: Return to Manchester, Manchester Art Gallery

Martin Parr has the subtle knack of locating the delightful in the mundane, the unlikely in the familiar, inviting us to look twice where we might long since have failed to notice.

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Acropolis Museum, Athens 3 - This is Athens

On the trail of galloping horses: Northern Soul heads to Athens

August 23, 2017 Comments Off on On the trail of galloping horses: Northern Soul heads to Athens

Standing in the central hall of Manchester Art Gallery looking up at the decoration on the walls, a row of sculptures of men riding on horses caught my eye.

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Naomi Kashiwagi at John Rylands Library for Manchester After Hours by Ben Williams - Copy

One night, one city-wide social: Northern Soul experiences Manchester After Hours

June 6, 2017 Comments Off on One night, one city-wide social: Northern Soul experiences Manchester After Hours

It’s Thursday night and I’m taking myself out on the town.

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

Photo Gallery: Vogue 100 at Manchester Art Gallery

June 13, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Vogue 100 at Manchester Art Gallery

Direct from the National Portrait Gallery in London, Vogue 100: A Century of Style is at Manchester Art Gallery until October 30, 2016.

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Wild blooms by Chris Payne

How green is your city?

September 8, 2015 Comments Off on How green is your city?

Manchester roads made all the wrong headlines last month when flooding caused a giant sinkhole to appear in the middle of Mancunian way – and then became an unlikely tourist attraction.

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Self-portrait. Angelica Kauffmann, c.1770-75 © Matthew Graham

Artists in the Frame: Manchester Art Gallery

August 27, 2015 Comments Off on Artists in the Frame: Manchester Art Gallery

At a time when computer mainframes across the world heave with the visages of almost everybody who has a mobile phone and subscribes to social media, Artists in the Frame, an exhibition of self-portraits at Manchester Art Gallery, might be tempted to draw shallow parallels with this zeitgeist of digital vanity

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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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Manchester Art Gallery, Ryan Gander, Magnus Opus, 2013. Image Martin Argyroglo Courtesy Lisson Gallery

Artist Ryan Gander talks to Northern Soul

August 13, 2014 Comments Off on Artist Ryan Gander talks to Northern Soul

Witty, playful and exciting, Make Every Show Like It’s Your Last is Manchester Art Gallery’s major exhibition of work by conceptual artist Ryan Gander.

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On the Trail of the Great Artists at Manchester Art Gallery

May 23, 2014 Comments Off on On the Trail of the Great Artists at Manchester Art Gallery

On a recent trip to Manchester Art Gallery, it struck me how little attention the gallery draws to the more famous names who populate its permanent collection.

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