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Artist Helen Davies Wins GM Arts Prize 2017

Artist Helen Davies wins GM Arts Prize 2017 The winner of this years GM Arts Prize is Manchester artist Helen Davies for her work entitled ‘Delicate Details 2017’     Winning Entry Helen Davies- ‘Delicate Details‘ With such a display of great contemporary art from so many talented artists choosing a winner and three runners-up was always going to be difficult. The judging panel of last years winner Adam Brooks, Castlefield Gallery’s Director Helen…

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Duchamp's Ring 2013-2017

Duchamp’s Ring 2013 -2017′ by Mike Chavez-Dawson at MAG

‘Duchamp’s Ring 2013-2017’ by Mike Chavez-Dawson at Manchester Art Gallery I had the good fortune, thanks to my Twitter account @beesarthaus, to contact artist and curator Mike Chavez-Dawson. The result of our Twitter exchange, an invite from Manchester’s Rogue Artists Studio’s, Chavez-Dawson to see the run through for the performance and a new song ‘Buddha of the Bathroom’ at Manchester Art Gallery.(the song is also the title of the famous article written in the…

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GM Arts Prize

GM Arts Prize 2017 – Shorlisted Entries

GM Arts Prize 2017 – Shortlist The standard of entry for this years GM Arts Prize is truly inspiring in its breadth of subject and standard of presentation . The panel of Castlefield Gallery Director Helen Wewiora, Artist and Manchester resident Rachael Goodyear, Co-Director of International 3 Paulette Terry Brien, Photographer and Manchester resident Andrew Brooks, and MAN Diesel’s Legal Counsel and Northern Art Collector Louise Durose have, I’m sure, had a…

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Andrew McDonald at Castlefield Gallery Manchester

Andrew McDonald at Castlefield Gallery 28th April – 11th June ‘I lose myself in the process of drawing, an escape from the world, but the end result, an art work, is the opposite – a confrontation with the world’ – Andrew McDonald 2016 Let’s begin by saying that this exhibition of animation art by Andrew McDonald is a must see. You cannot see from photographs, the animation in action…obviously! But it is…

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Klimt

Vienna Art: It’s Not All Klimt

Klimt’s Kiss and much, much more! I’ve recently had the good fortune to visit Vienna. Going for a short holiday it was inevitable that I would take in some of the art for which Vienna is famous. This is , after all, the home of Klimt and the Kiss. Having said that, it would have been possible to spend every day visiting one museum or gallery after another, so it was necessary…

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Contemporay Art in Manchester – My Pick of April Exhibitions

Aprils Contemporary Art in Manchester Manchester’s contemporary art scene is buzzing now with lots of new exhibitions to see including  Andrew McDonald’s works in animation at Castlefield Gallery ,  post Franco Spain at HOME, Textile artist Barbara Brown at The Whitworth and a challenge to Manchester by contemporary artists from Blackpool! Castlefield Gallery – Andrew McDonald 28th April-11th June I lose myself in the process of drawing, an escape from the world,…

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Tim Garner, Ged Mason

Morson Group Mark CEO Ged Masons 30 Years of Service

  Salford’s Morson Group Celebrate Chief Executive Ged Masons 30 years of service.   When colleagues at the Morson Group wanted to mark 30 years of peerless service by Chief Executive, Ged Mason OBE, thoughts naturally turned to one of Ged’s most enduring passions. Alongside his sporting loves of Rugby Union (Sale), football ( “a lifelong red”) and horseracing, is Ged’s enthusiasm  for art, culture and his home city of…

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New Topographies Review – Saul Hay Gallery Exhibition

New Topographies – Saul Hay Gallery   I recently attended the preview for Saul Hay Gallery’s latest exhibition “New Topographies” which opened on 17th March. The six exhibiting artists, Julian Bovis, Jen Orpin, Olga Woszczyna, Mandy Payne, Josie Jenkins and Andrew McIntosh – “Mackie”, “explore how we connect emotionally with landscape, the nature of beauty and to review our environment with a fresh perspective, contrasting the temporality of urban landscape with the ageless…

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My Pick of Manchester’s Contemporary Art to See in March

Manchester’s Contemporary Art to See – March Manchester’s Contemporary Art scene is absolutely buzzing with good things to see in March so I decided to give an overview of exhibitions, on, or coming this month which I think you will find really interesting. I’ve also included information on the  GM Arts Prize.  for contemporary artists in the 10 Greater Manchester local authorities. I’m sure there are some I’ve not mentioned and if you…

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….in Dark Times – Castlefield Gallery – Contemporary Art in Manchester

….in Darker Times – Castlefield Gallery The latest exhibition at Castlefield Gallery in Manchester again focuses on emerging talent in the contemporary art field. The exhibition called   …..in Dark Times is tagged “An exhibition on the thingness of things in the age of the thingless medium” features six artists using various media to interpret the exhibitions theme. As Castlefield explain: Much of our contemporary experiences are increasingly mediated by the Internet and…

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