Ben Eine, Deborah Grice, William Kentridge – BeesBlogs Art in Manchester

17th September 2018

Ben Eine, Deborah Grice, William Kentridge – BeesBlogs art in Manchester.   Ben Eine kicks off the latest BeesBlogs post with the international muralist creating a homagé to ‘Brit Noir’ filmed in 1960’s Manchester, at the iconic Refuge building, now The Principal Hotel. Saul Hay launch their latest exhibition from New Lights Prize winner Deborah Grice. The Whitworth has South African artist William Kentridge’s animated drawings and film in its…

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Contemporary art in Manchester September- 2

11th September 2018

That contemporary art is flourishing in Manchester cannot be in doubt when you read the breadth of exhibitions below. From solo exhibitions to collaborations spanning the globe there’s an amazing amount to see and to enjoy! Elizabeth Kwant – IN TRANSIT | CANADA HOUSE Exhibition Open: Saturday 15th September 12 – 5pm Canada House | 3 Chepstow Street | Manchester | M1 5FW     Manchester based artist Elizabeth Kwant’s work…

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BeesBlogs- Art in Manchester – September

28th August 2018

BeesBlogs contemporary art in Manchester   BeesBlogs starts September’s blog with a major new exhibition at The Whitworth, from contemporary artist Alice Kettle whose current focus is on stitched textiles. Unusually, BeesBlogs has included the main text of the media release so that the reader can get the full background to this amazing project which engages with migrants and the refugee crisis. The project also has involvement from The Travelling…

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BeesBlogs – Art Exhibitions in Manchester

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2nd August 2018

BeesBlogs – August Art Exhibitions in Manchester and other news!     BeesBlogs round up of new and currently showing art exhibitions in Manchester early this August, plus a few other snippets! Last Friday found me at the PV of Saul Hay Gallery’s new exhibition ‘Being Allowed to Look‘ which was a real treat of contemporary art and sculpture, and also an opportunity to chat to exhibiting artists Peter Davis,…

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Art Exhibitions in Manchester July 3

23rd July 2018

Art Exhibitions – Summer in the City – July 3 Being Allowed To Look – Saul Hay Gallery 28th July to 16th September.   Contemporary art at its best comes to Saul Hay at the end of July. It is rare that we have an opportunity to slow, stop and look, really look, at our fellow humans.The artists in this exhibition have and in doing so, as contemporary artists, have…

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Art exhibitions in Manchester – Summer in the City 2

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9th July 2018

Art Exhibitions  – Summer in the City 2 Welcome to this bumper edition of art exhibitions from BeesBlogs. We have new exhibitions from Bankley Gallery & Studios, with ‘Prop Me Up’, The Turnpike, Leigh, with an exhibition of work by the late Dave Pearson.  Paradise Works has a solo exhibition from Richard Shields, The Hepworth, Wakefield, have Modern British Photography from the Hyman Collection. Artzu have a new show of…

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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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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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