Art in Manchester – New Contemporary Art Exhibitions

17th October 2019

Art in Manchester this week has more new exhibitions for a very busy October. They include the Manchester Art School  MA Fine Arts Show at HOME,  The Lowry has IGOR + Moreno, plus a really interesting option for a day out with American artist Christina Quarles first solo exhibition at a European museum at The Hepworth, Wakefield Plus Europia Art Collective and she kreativ have a talk and open discussion at…

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Art in Manchester – New Exhibitions of Contemporary Art to See This Week

30th September 2019

Art in Manchester has lots of new contemporary art exhibitions to see in Manchester this week with a solo exhibition from Steven Heaton at Saul Hay Galley in Castlefield, Altrinchams Air Gallery has their new offering Exposure, The Horsfall, with Pool Arts responding to the life and work of William Blake, Chris Paynes exhibition of portrait photographs depicting iconic drummers at HOME.  Sara Riccardi has a new series of art…

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Colin Taylor – LightSpace: A Year in the Round – Royal Exchange

25th September 2019

Colin Taylor: LIGHTSPACE: A YEAR IN THE ROUND From 26th September simultaneously at The Royal Exchange Theatre and Contemporary Six Gallery Following two recent successful solo exhibitions at Manchester’s Contemporary Six Gallery which showcased the city’s architectural landscape, artist Colin Taylor, has produced a series of paintings representing the Royal Exchange Theatre. Colin embarked on the year-long project LIGHTSPACE: A YEAR IN THE ROUND inspired by the Exchange’s architecture and…

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Art in Manchester – Castlefield Gallery: 35 years of Sculpture, Berni Searle & Victoria Baths

Art in Manchester
1st September 2019

No Particular Place to Go? 35 years of sculpture at Castlefield Gallery Venue: Castlefield Gallery, Manchester Exhibition Dates: Friday 6 September – Sunday 27 October 2019 Public Preview: 6–8pm, Thursday 5 September 2019  Artists: James Ackerley, Sir Anthony Caro, Nicola Ellis, Ana Genovés, Lee Grandjean, Charles Hewlings, Hilary Jack, Stephanie James, Stephen Lewis, Jeff Lowe, Michael Lyons, Henry Moore, Jill Randall, Veronica Ryan, Laura White. Established by artists in 1984, 2019…

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

Art in Manchester
15th August 2019

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

Art in Manchester
4th August 2019

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

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

Art in Manchester
1st June 2019

    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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