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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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Stylish, surprising and successful: Northern Soul talks to Maria Balshaw

March 16, 2014 Comments Off on Stylish, surprising and successful: Northern Soul talks to Maria Balshaw

At the opening of the Ossie Clark exhibition at Manchester’s Gallery of Costume, Maria Balshaw showed up wearing an original python skin Clark jacket

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Past, present and future: Joana Vasconcelos at Manchester Art Gallery

February 23, 2014 Comments Off on Past, present and future: Joana Vasconcelos at Manchester Art Gallery

In the atrium between the old and the new buildings at Manchester Art Gallery – a space which its director Maria Balshaw describes as “no man’s land” – hangs the first piece in a new exhibition by one of Portugal’s most famous daughters, Joana Vasconcelos.

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All That is Solid Melts into Air: Jeremy Deller and the Industrial Revolution

December 1, 2013 Comments Off on All That is Solid Melts into Air: Jeremy Deller and the Industrial Revolution

There’s a strong sense of commemoration about All That is Solid Melts into Air, the latest Hayward Touring exhibition currently showing at Manchester Art Gallery.

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A Highland Romance

October 17, 2013 Comments Off on A Highland Romance

The first thing that strikes you about this intriguing exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery is the darkness of Gallery 6, its Farrow & Ball-painted dark purple walls contrasting with the brightness of the preceding permanent exhibition rooms.

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Art for All: Thomas Horsfall’s Gift to Manchester

July 4, 2013 Comments Off on Art for All: Thomas Horsfall’s Gift to Manchester

Once upon a Victorian time, Manchester was a city of cotton mills.

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