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

Art in Manchester
8th July 2019

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

27th June 2019

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

Art in Manchester
10th June 2019

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 – RAGE, Binge, Undercurrents and More

Art in Manchester
20th May 2019

    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
13th May 2019

    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: Moscow, Kinder Scout & Nippelle Collective

26th April 2019

Art in Manchester this week must start with some sad news. In last weeks blog I included a solo exhibition at Rogue Artists Studios. ‘Land Remains’ by Kate Davies. Many of Kate’s friends were aware of her fight with cancer and that she had recently been told it was terminal. Her great friend of 40 years, fellow artist Sarah Feinmann, posted on Facebook on 23rd April, that Kate had passed….

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Art in Manchester – Kate Davies, 100 plus artists and Poetry in Longsight

17th April 2019

Art in Manchester this week has 2 for 1 at Altrincham’s Air Gallery, with Homeness a solo exhibition from Claire Tindale, and Micro, which, as it sounds, is art in smaller piece from national and international artists numbering 100+. Kate Davies solo exhibition ‘Land Remains’ at Rogue Artist Studios in Gorton, and poet and playwright Hafsah Aneela Bashir will be ‘Re-writing Longsight‘ as part of the Manchester Literary Festival. Reminders:…

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Art in Manchester: Techniques, Mystic Lamb and Disabled Activism

Art in Manchester
8th April 2019

Art in Manchester has some really interesting Art2c starting this week from Saul Hay, Peoples History Museum (PHM) and PROFORMA, who will have a number of Manchester based artists at the Venice Biennale this summer. I must to mention are Julian Bovis and Nigel Durkin the driving force behind The Weavers Factory in Uppermill, Saddleworth on the fantastic launch of their new gallery. A labour of love and dedication to…

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Art in Manchester – Ruskin, The Reno and The Northern Boys

Art in Manchester
27th March 2019

Art in Manchester: This week sees three exhibition from The Whitworth featuring Joy Forever, a response to John Ruskin, Ancient Textiles large textile works from the Paul Hughes Collection and The Reno who some Mancunians will remember from the 1970’s as a Moss Side nightclub venue for mixed race youths. If you’re talking art in Manchester, then Contemporary Six Gallery across from Manchester Town Hall has The Northern Boys an exhibition…

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Art in Manchester – Art, Photography, Architecture and Peterloo

Art in Manchester
21st March 2019

  Art in Manchester has lots of new exhibitions to enjoy this week including the new Peterloo Exhibition Disrupt? at Peoples History Museum, Castlefield Gallery have what promises to be a fascinating exhibition –  Undoing, Cherry Tenneson has a solo exhibition at Paradise Works and a series of events in Salford from Not Quite Light. In addition there is some great Art2c exhibitions still on: Neo:Artist exhibition ‘Fragmentation’ and ‘Detached’…

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