Contemporary art, photography, sculpture and opera from BeesBlogs

Contemporary art
21st February 2019

  Contemporary art, photography, new gallery openings and more,  with exhibitions in Manchester and beyond all well worth a look this week. There is so much happening this month it’s a full time job just trying to keep up! Last Thursday I went to the opening of Castlefield Gallery Associates new exhibition ‘Sources‘ plus three new exhibitions at ‘Portray/Portrait’ at PS Mirabel, ”The Girl and the Nettle‘ at Paper Gallery…

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Contemporary art exhibitions in Manchester this February

11th February 2019

Manchester has a fantastic range of contemporary art exhibitions on this February. We have three exhibitions at one venue. PS Mirabel, Bunker Gallery and Paper Gallery all share the same address ands all have previews this Thursday. In addition we have offerings from Castlefield Gallery, The Portico Library , Paradise Works, Salford Art Gallery and Museum, and Warrington Museum and Art Gallery  The Girl and the Nettle Paper Gallery 6-9pm…

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Art, Film and Photography – Contemporart Art in Manchester

23rd January 2019

Art, Film and Photography, there’s something for lovers of contemporary art in  all it’s forms in this latest BeesBlogs. Two of this weeks events are from the same stable. The Eighth Cosmic Kino at Instituto Cervantes and Boy Meets Boy/UK  at PS Mirabel. We have ‘Terranova’  from Adrian Pritchard at The Lowry Hotel, Olwyn Carroll’s ‘Why Don’t You’ at Altrincham’s Air Gallery. I’ve also included an exhibition of photography, still on at…

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Emma Lloyd – Beyond the Linear

5th December 2018

Emma Lloyd – Beyond the Linear – Salford Museum & Art Gallery Dec 8 – 26 April 2019 Emma Lloyd – Artist Emma Lloyd is a Manchester based contemporary artist working mainly in text. Emma has exhibited both nationally and internationally, most recently in ‘Art of the Book’ and ‘Summer Salon’ at Seager Gray Gallery in California , ‘The World of Paper Products’ Hanok Village, Jeonju South Korea which featured…

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Exhibitions, Photography, Design and Frost Fairs – Art in Manchester

28th November 2018

This weeks blog is packed full with exhibitions of art, photography and design, along with fairs and things to do. Do check out the dates though. Photo-journalist Alexander Ward exhibition at The Pilcrow starts tonight (Wednesday) Paradise Works ‘Cinema Paradiso‘ tomorrow and a raft of others this weekend including Cross Street Arts, The Whitworth’s Frost Fair and Altrincham’s Open Studios. You can also see ‘Metalcraft’ at Manchester Craft & Design…

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Martin Parr – ‘Return to Manchester – Manchester Art Gallery

Martin Parr
12th November 2018

Martin Parr curated the fantastic Strange and Familiar – Britain as revealed by international photographers.  at Manchester Art Gallery almost exactly 2 years ago.  It followed closely on the heels, pun intended, of the Vogue 100 Exhibition a superb exhibition which showed iconic fashion photography at its very best. The contrast with the gritty, socially historic photography showing our country as seen by a range of international photographers was literally…

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Contemporary art exhibitions from: HOME, Air Gallery & Castlefield Gallery

8th November 2018

In this weeks blog: John Walter’s major solo exhibition CAPSID starts at HOME.  and Altrincham’s Air Gallery have timely and poignant solo exhibition from artist Carole Evans  commemorating the 29 dead and the further 20 who died from their wounds, who all came from one street in Altrincham and which was awarded a roll of honour by King George V subsequently it became known as ‘The Bravest Little Street in…

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Art and Culture in Manchester this week from BeesBlogs

25th October 2018

  Art and culture in Manchester never ceases to amaze me by its diversity and quality. From public gallery’s to squats, street art, people’s front rooms and empty shop windows, the opportunity to show art in all its forms is eagerly grasped. Which makes putting together a blog of what to see is a delight…..and a challenge to try to cover everything without making the blog so large it’s un-manageable….

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Manchester’s ‘Buzzin’ art scene

18th October 2018

  ‘Buzzin’ Manchester’s contemporary art scene certainly is! After a fantastic week in which we saw the George Owells son Richard Blair, open Saul Hay Gallery’s latest exhibition ‘Room 103’ Aviva Investors Manchester Art Fair at Manchester Central, which was the best yet. (The fair continues to get better every year and is firm favourite on the Manchester art calendar), we also had Paradise Works Open 2018 and the re-launch…

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George Orwell tribute in Castlefield and Placebo at The Lowry – BeesBlogs Art in Manchester

8th October 2018

George Orwell in Manchester? Saul Hay  shortlisted by Northern Soul for Small Business of the Year 2018, present their latest exhibition ‘Room 103 – a visual tribute to George Orwell‘ and the great mans son Richard Blair will be at the opening on 6th October. We also have international contemporary dance at The Lowry with Placebo. Risa Takita at The Portico and Charwei Tsai and Mandy Barker at Centre for…

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