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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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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Art in Manchester – Ruskin, The Reno and The Northern Boys

Art in Manchester
27th March 2019

Art in Manchester: This week sees three exhibition from The Whitworth featuring Joy Forever, a response to John Ruskin, Ancient Textiles large textile works from the Paul Hughes Collection and The Reno who some Mancunians will remember from the 1970’s as a Moss Side nightclub venue for mixed race youths. If you’re talking art in Manchester, then Contemporary Six Gallery across from Manchester Town Hall has The Northern Boys an exhibition…

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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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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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BeesBlogs- Art in Manchester – September

28th August 2018

BeesBlogs contemporary art in Manchester   BeesBlogs starts September’s blog with a major new exhibition at The Whitworth, from contemporary artist Alice Kettle whose current focus is on stitched textiles. Unusually, BeesBlogs has included the main text of the media release so that the reader can get the full background to this amazing project which engages with migrants and the refugee crisis. The project also has involvement from The Travelling…

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New contemporary art exhibitions and a One Woman Show – Art in Manchester

New Contemporary Art
7th May 2018

New Contemporary Art Exhibitions and a One Woman Show – Art in Manchester   Sitting here on a sunny Bank Holiday Monday looking through some of the items for the blog I’m constantly amazed at how vibrant the new contemporary art scene is in Manchester. It’s impossible for BeesBlogs to cover everything that’s going on and I think it’s a great compliment to Manchester and the North West that a…

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BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – One

Art2c in Manchester
6th March 2018

BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – One March heralds in Spring and some great new art2c in Manchester this month. Rather than put together a What’s On of great length, I’ve decided to break it down in weekly bite-size pieces. More next week!! As part of International Women’s Day and Manchester’s Wonder Women Festival, Castlefield Gallery have brought together Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce in their latest exhibition previewing…

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Art2c in Manchester – BeesBlogs Round up of Art2c in November

Art2c in Manchester
14th November 2017

Artc2c in Manchester There’s an amazing amount of Art2c in Manchester this November. With a new exhibition ‘Is Seeing Believing’ at Saul Hay Gallery, Lemn Sissay announcing the Manchester Histories Festival 2018,  Castlefield Gallery have their latest Launch Pad exhibition. Artist Kate Collins talks about her career at Contemporary Six, More news of Paradise Works, the new artist-led studio’s in Salford, Cecily Brown’s Shipwreck Drawings at The Whitworth, who also…

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