• Art in Manchester-Cézanne, Air Open 2019, Sculpture and Installation
  • Future Cities, PoppyCock,Happy Endings, and Altrincham Gothic
  • Manifest Arts Festival, Paradise, Rogue and Europia – Art in Manchester
  • Summer Art in Manchester
  • Art in Manchester – Sculpture, Film and Manifest arts festival
Art in Manchester

Art in Manchester-Cézanne, Air Open 2019, Sculpture and Installation

Cézanne at the Whitworth 24 August 2019 – 1 March 2020   This exhibition celebrates an extraordinary collection of drawings and prints by Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) that has been gifted and placed on long-term loan to the Whitworth by gallerist, collector, author and publisher Karsten Schubert. The Whitworth now holds the best collection of Cézanne works on paper in the United Kingdom, including a version of every print produced by…

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Future Cities, PoppyCock,Happy Endings, and Altrincham Gothic

So.…..after the fantastic event that was the Manifest Arts Festival 2019 and MIF 2019 it’s back to a much smaller, but no less exciting, array of contemporary art to see in Manchester this week. Poppycock – The Weavers Factory Uppermill From 3rd August  Earlier this year I went over to Uppermill in Saddleworth to chat to Julian Bovis and Nigel Durkan two fantastic guys who have renovated a cottage in…

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Manifest Arts Festival, Paradise, Rogue and Europia – Art in Manchester

Manifest Arts Festival 2019 12th – 21st July All over Manchester! Manifest Arts Festival,which launches this years programme at Rogue Artists Studios Open Event (See below) is an artist-curated biennial festival giving visitors an insight into the wide-ranging contemporary art being produced in the North West  Now In its third year, it has increased in size and scope with 10 full days to explore over 50* events across some of…

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Summer Art in Manchester

Art in Manchester has a real mix this week with the imminent arrival of Manifest Arts Festival and the Manchester International Festival. With lots of exhibitions connected to these two festival. I’ve included some links to help you find out what’s happening! All Work and All Play – Air Gallery At the forefront of this exhibition is the impulse to investigate or play. Taking inspiration from art movements from the 1960’s…

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Art in Manchester – Sculpture, Film and Manifest arts festival

Paul Digby – Transcending the Figure – Saul Hay Gallery Exhibition 15th – 30th June Art in Manchester: Saul Hay Gallery present ‘Transcending the Figure‘. A celebration of the front line of the public sector; this exhibition is part of a three year project, 2016 – 2019, by artist Paul Digby. Paul worked with the emergency services drawing and sculpting them in classical poses. These classical poses highlight the heroic…

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Art in Manchester – Why be Exotic in Private? Louise Giovannelli and Slime UR Life

    Jenny Steele – WHY BE EXOTIC IN PRIVATE? –  Rogue Artists’ Studios, PV: Saturday 8th June 2019, 2pm- 5pm Dates: 9th June  – Saturday 29th June 2019. ‘Why Be Exotic In Private? is a solo installation by artist Jenny Steele, which is the result of her research into South Beach Miami’s 1930’s ‘Seaside Moderne’ architecture which was inspired by the long sweeping streamlined curves and details of ocean…

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Art in Manchester – Opera North bring Verdi’s AIDA to The Bridgewater Hall

    ​ Aida – The Bridgewater Hall – Tuesday 4 June at 7.30pm       Opera North return to Manchester in June with a concert staging of Verdi’s Egyptian epic, Aida, last performed by the Company over 20 years ago. The production reunites the creative team behind our critically-acclaimed Turandot including director Annabel Arden, designer Joanna Parker and conductor Sir Richard Armstrong, and marks Opera North’s long-awaited return…

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Art in Manchester – RAGE, Binge, Undercurrents and More

    Art in Manchester this week has some fantastic new exhibtions from The Whitworth, Manchester Art Gallery, Rogue Artsists Studios, neo:artists, HOME , Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art and Warrington Museum and Art Gallery Li Yuan-chia – Unique Photographs – The Whitworth 18 May – 15 December 2019 In his lifetime, Li Yuan-chia (1929-1994) had been part of progressive art movements in Taiwan, Bologna and London but found his…

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Art in Manchester – Festival Photography, Lemon Projects. Are You Still There?

    Art in Manchester this week has the opening of a new exhibition of photography at Northern Quarter bar 33 Oldham Street The exhibition documents three years Cumbria’s ‘Kendal Calling’ Festival. You can see some of the fantastic photographs below and, most importantly, at the end of the exhibition on 15th June, the works will be auctioned off in aid of homelessness charity Big Change who have signed up…

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Art in Manchester – Seamus Killick, StockpART and Wigan Galleries

Art in Manchester this week has an exhibition from The Weavers Factory in Uppermill featuring Seamus Killick, GM Arts Prize finalist Peter Davis has authored the Stockport Art Guild centenary book, The launch of Wigan Galleries and New Light Arts Prize are looking for a Project Manager. Seamus Killick – The Weavers Factory- Uppermill May 4th & 5th Multi-media artist Seamus Killick explores Saddleworth’s dark history. Using a mixture of…

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