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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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 – 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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Art in Manchester – RAGE, Binge, Undercurrents and More

Art in Manchester
20th May 2019

    Art in Manchester this week has some fantastic new exhibtions from The Whitworth, Manchester Art Gallery, Rogue Artsists Studios, neo:artists, HOME , Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art and Warrington Museum and Art Gallery Li Yuan-chia – Unique Photographs – The Whitworth 18 May – 15 December 2019 In his lifetime, Li Yuan-chia (1929-1994) had been part of progressive art movements in Taiwan, Bologna and London but found his…

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Art in Manchester – Festival Photography, Lemon Projects. Are You Still There?

Art in Manchester
13th May 2019

    Art in Manchester this week has the opening of a new exhibition of photography at Northern Quarter bar 33 Oldham Street The exhibition documents three years Cumbria’s ‘Kendal Calling’ Festival. You can see some of the fantastic photographs below and, most importantly, at the end of the exhibition on 15th June, the works will be auctioned off in aid of homelessness charity Big Change who have signed up…

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Art in Manchester – Seamus Killick, StockpART and Wigan Galleries

Art in Manchester
3rd May 2019

Art in Manchester this week has an exhibition from The Weavers Factory in Uppermill featuring Seamus Killick, GM Arts Prize finalist Peter Davis has authored the Stockport Art Guild centenary book, The launch of Wigan Galleries and New Light Arts Prize are looking for a Project Manager. Seamus Killick – The Weavers Factory- Uppermill May 4th & 5th Multi-media artist Seamus Killick explores Saddleworth’s dark history. Using a mixture of…

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Art in Manchester: Moscow, Kinder Scout & Nippelle Collective

26th April 2019

Art in Manchester this week must start with some sad news. In last weeks blog I included a solo exhibition at Rogue Artists Studios. ‘Land Remains’ by Kate Davies. Many of Kate’s friends were aware of her fight with cancer and that she had recently been told it was terminal. Her great friend of 40 years, fellow artist Sarah Feinmann, posted on Facebook on 23rd April, that Kate had passed….

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Art in Manchester – Kate Davies, 100 plus artists and Poetry in Longsight

17th April 2019

Art in Manchester this week has 2 for 1 at Altrincham’s Air Gallery, with Homeness a solo exhibition from Claire Tindale, and Micro, which, as it sounds, is art in smaller piece from national and international artists numbering 100+. Kate Davies solo exhibition ‘Land Remains’ at Rogue Artist Studios in Gorton, and poet and playwright Hafsah Aneela Bashir will be ‘Re-writing Longsight‘ as part of the Manchester Literary Festival. Reminders:…

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Art in Manchester: Techniques, Mystic Lamb and Disabled Activism

Art in Manchester
8th April 2019

Art in Manchester has some really interesting Art2c starting this week from Saul Hay, Peoples History Museum (PHM) and PROFORMA, who will have a number of Manchester based artists at the Venice Biennale this summer. I must to mention are Julian Bovis and Nigel Durkin the driving force behind The Weavers Factory in Uppermill, Saddleworth on the fantastic launch of their new gallery. A labour of love and dedication to…

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