Beyond Dementia Exhibition at The Whitworth Manchester

Dementia
27th July 2017

‘Beyond Dementia’ New Exhibition at The Whitworth 28th July – 17th September Beyond Dementia Dementia is currently striking fear into many older people, and with the latest figures showing that we now have approaching One Million people living with dementia, this timely exhibition will aim to show that there are ways to live well after diagnosis. ​Beyond Dementia explores the lived experience of dementia, looking beyond the condition and highlighting the…

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Anthony Burgess Tribute – No End to Enderby at The Whitworth

Anthony Burgess
17th July 2017

Anthony Burgess Tribute No End to Enderby – The Whitworth Anthony Burgess. The name is synonymous with his novel and later film by Stanley Kubrick, A Clockwork Orange. Perhaps lesser known, certainly to many Clockwork Orange fans, were his quartet of comic novels under the pseudonym Joseph Kell which started with Inside Mr Enderby in 1963 concluding with Enderby’s Dark Lady or No End to Enderby in 1984. These comic novels…

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Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastic at Castlefield Gallery

Useful Links
27th June 2017

Lindsey Bull & Plastique Fantastique at Castlefield Gallery 23 June 2017 — 6 August 2017 Okay. I’m delighted you are visiting BeesBlogs to read my latest review of Lindsey Bull & Plastique Fantastique going Head to Head . But, before we go any further, Go See this latest offering from Castlefield Gallery. It’s a pity that the performance by Plastique Fantastique can’t be repeated as it had everyone watching totally…

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Manchester’s Buzzing – Art to See in June

13th June 2017

June Exhibitions – Art in Manchester June has so much to see in and around Manchester that I’ve put together a bumper edition of BeesBlogs to try to get it all in! So read through and pick your favourites to see this month: Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastique at Castlefield Gallery, Cornelia Parker and Raqib Shaw at The Whitworth, Shirley Baker’s Photography at Manchester Art Gallery, Hi-5 at ArtWork Atelier in Salford, ‘Colour & I Are One’ at…

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Colourists Exhibition at Saul Hay brings Summer to Manchester

Colour
24th May 2017

Colour, Its All About Us   Colour, it’s a major factor in our lives. Designers are paid amazing amounts of money to create the right atmosphere in everything from shops, restaurants and offices to our homes. Its been proved to affect our moods, reaction to stress and our health. So, seeing the title, I was really looking forward to the preview of Saul Hay’s fourth exhibition ‘Colour & I Are One’ at their…

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Artist Helen Davies Wins GM Arts Prize 2017

Art in Manchester
12th May 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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GM Arts Prize 2017 – Shorlisted Entries

GM Arts Prize
5th May 2017

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

Arts
2nd May 2017

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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Vienna Art: It’s Not All Klimt

Klimt
24th April 2017

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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New Topographies Review – Saul Hay Gallery Exhibition

20th March 2017

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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