Summer in the City – Contemporary art in Manchester – July

Summer
29th June 2018

Summer in the City – Contemporary art in Manchester – July   I hope you’re all enjoying Summer in the City. The beautiful weather makes you want to go out and make the most of the light nights and warm temperatures. So why not get out and see some of Manchester’s latest exhibitions of contemporary art. I say contemporary, this blog has the not so contemporary Goya and Hogarth exhibition…

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What’s On – Manchester contemporary art – June 2

15th June 2018

What’s On – Manchester contemporary art   Already half way through June and the art just keeps on coming. I must start by making mention of two exhibition previews I went to recently. Saul Hay Gallery in Castlefield have ‘Shortlist’ with artists from recent art prize competitions. It really is a great exhibition and must have challenged the curating skills of gallery Directors Catherine and Ian Hay. That the exhibition…

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Contemporary art in Manchester this June

4th June 2018

Contemporary art in Manchester this June   May was a fantastic month for contemporary art in Manchester and June is already setting out to be even better. In this latest blog, more like late blog really, as I’ve been floored by hay fever, so my apologies, we have new exhibitions from Altrincham’s Air Gallery, ‘Emergence‘ featuring among others GM Arts Prize 2018 finalist Omid Asadi. ‘Shortlist’ is Saul Hay’s latest…

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Bridgewater Hall – What Love Would Want – Couples Wanted to Participate

Bridgewater Hall
24th May 2018

Bridgewater Hall – WHAT LOVE WOULD WANT Sunday 17th June   A music, film, photography and dance installation   Behind the Scenes, 11am – 6pm, free Live performance of music and dance, followed by a Q & A with the artists, 7.30pm – 9pm, free, tickets must be reserved in advance This June, world-class performance artist Lindsay Kemp, singer songwriter Tim Arnold and photographer Andy Fallon will be creating a…

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Manchester contemporary art snippets – May.

Manchester contemporary art
21st May 2018

Manchester contemporary art – Snippets   May has been an amazing month for Manchester contemporary art. New events and exhibitions are coming out almost daily. As always BeesBlogs will try to keep you up to date with Manchester’s fantastic contemporary art scene, plus the odd taster of what’s on elsewhere. Air Gallery in Altrincham have a solo exhibition by Louise Garman starting tomorrow – 22nd  (Full details in my last…

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Contemporary art snippets – May

contemporary art
14th May 2018

Contemporary art snippets – May   In this contemporary art snippets blog I’ve included, alongside local Manchester events, a Hilary Jack exhibition in Scotland, and Altrincham’s Word Fest. Plus we have a new contemporary art exhibition from Louise Garman at Air Gallery and two from Cross Street Arts We also have a reminder of some great contemporary art events which we have featured in recent blogs but are still on…

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New contemporary art exhibitions and a One Woman Show – Art in Manchester

New Contemporary Art
7th May 2018

New Contemporary Art Exhibitions and a One Woman Show – Art in Manchester   Sitting here on a sunny Bank Holiday Monday looking through some of the items for the blog I’m constantly amazed at how vibrant the new contemporary art scene is in Manchester. It’s impossible for BeesBlogs to cover everything that’s going on and I think it’s a great compliment to Manchester and the North West that a…

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Manchester Contemporary Art May – One

Contempoarary Art
1st May 2018

Manchester Contemporary Art for May – One   This May kicks off with more great Contemporary art in Manchester with a new exhibition, Ground Evolution, from Susan Gunn which previews at HOME, Manchester on 4th May. We also have the latest in the Saul Hay Gallery series of curated talks with artists showing in their current exhibition ‘Manipulate. Curated by Art Across’ Sara Riccardi these discussions, with the artists sharing insights…

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Art in Manchester – GM Arts Prize 2018 – Shortlist

GM Arts Prize 2018
27th April 2018

GM Arts Prize 2018 – Manchester’s Premiere Contemporary Arts Prize   Suzanne Moxhay   GM Arts Prize 2018 Shortlist The standard of entry for this years GM Arts Prize is again truly inspiring in its breadth of subject and standard of presentation . The judging panel consisting of Castlefield Gallery Director Helen Wewiora,  Artist, and 2017 GM Arts Prize winner Helen Davis, MAN Diesel’s Legal Counsel and Northern Art Collector Louise Durose…

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What’s On – Contemporary art in Manchester

Art in Manchester
20th April 2018

    Contemporary art in Manchester This April has been a superb month and there are still more exhibitions opening this coming week. After their recent successful opening exhibition with Lesley Halliwell’s  ‘Tilted Plane’  Zellij Arts next exhibition will be the work of Iran born artist Fatemeh Takht Keshian  Bankley Gallery have ‘That Sinking Feeling‘ from contemporary art partnership ARM.  Tanisha Salakoh says that she is inspired by Gerhard Richter…

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