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Fernand Léger, 1881-1955 The Acrobat and his Partner 1948 Oil paint on canvas support: 1302 x 1626 mm frame: 1402 x 1727 x 75 mm Tate. Purchased 1980 © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2018

Review – Fernand Léger: New Times, New Pleasures, Tate Liverpool

Nov 28, 2018 No Comments

If you go to art galleries for the silence, you may have to think again before visiting Tate Liverpool’s excellent new show devoted to Fernand Léger.

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Egon Schiele, 1890-1918 Self Portrait in Crouching Position 1913 Gouache and graphite on paper 323 x 475 mm Moderna Museet / Stockholm Photo: Moderna Museet / Stockholm

Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Tamar Hemmes

May 14, 2018 Comments Off on Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Tamar Hemmes

I remember my first trip to Liverpool well.

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Ken Simons with Sutherland's Entrance to a Lane

Review: Ken’s Show, Tate Liverpool

Apr 7, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Ken’s Show, Tate Liverpool

It’s 30 years since I first came into contact with the work of Ken Simons at Tate Liverpool and I must have been witness to his handiwork many times since then.

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John Piper, Harbour Scene, Newhaven 1936-1937

John Piper at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Darren Pih

Nov 14, 2017 Comments Off on John Piper at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Darren Pih

There are many reasons to feel a surge of joy at the sight of the Liverpool skyline.

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Wall Explosion II 1965 by Roy Lichtenstein on display in ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, © Tate Liverpool, Roger Sinek

Review: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, Tate Liverpool

Oct 8, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, Tate Liverpool

A long time ago (the late 1970s) in a galaxy far, far away (Sheffield), I had a number of talismanic images on my bedroom wall.

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Ken Simons_Magritte Install © Roger Sinek

Redefining the role of the curator: Exploring the Unseen at Tate Liverpool

Jul 26, 2017 Comments Off on Redefining the role of the curator: Exploring the Unseen at Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool celebrates its 30th birthday next year.

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Otto Dix, Reclining Woman on a Leopard Skin 1927 (Liegende auf Leopardenfell) 1927

Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919-1933 at Tate Liverpool

Jul 9, 2017 Comments Off on Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919-1933 at Tate Liverpool

Classification is a useful technique to employ if you are responsible for arranging the contents of a library.

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OK The Musical 2 - © Tate Liverpool, Jake Ryan

OK – The Musical: Northern Soul meets Christopher Kline, creator of Tate Liverpool’s new show

Apr 11, 2017 Comments Off on OK – The Musical: Northern Soul meets Christopher Kline, creator of Tate Liverpool’s new show

Back in a time before touchscreens and Tinder, there was Tiswas. Innocent, inexplicable Tiswas. At the turn of the 1980s, this Saturday morning TV chaos-fest was the hectic, hydrophilic yang to Multicoloured Swap Shop’s somewhat less water-logged yin.

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Constellations: Northern Soul explores the new displays at Tate Liverpool

Dec 3, 2016 Comments Off on Constellations: Northern Soul explores the new displays at Tate Liverpool

As we journey around our digital world, we are well used to following links and making connections between subjects that we might not otherwise have explored. For those of us who are fatally inquisitive, even if just as a means to procrastinate, this endless hop, skip and jump from subject to subject has its dangers.

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

Oct 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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