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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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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Ben Eine, Deborah Grice, William Kentridge – BeesBlogs Art in Manchester

17th September 2018

Ben Eine, Deborah Grice, William Kentridge – BeesBlogs art in Manchester.   Ben Eine kicks off the latest BeesBlogs post with the international muralist creating a homagé to ‘Brit Noir’ filmed in 1960’s Manchester, at the iconic Refuge building, now The Principal Hotel. Saul Hay launch their latest exhibition from New Lights Prize winner Deborah Grice. The Whitworth has South African artist William Kentridge’s animated drawings and film in its…

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Contemporary art in Manchester September- 2

11th September 2018

That contemporary art is flourishing in Manchester cannot be in doubt when you read the breadth of exhibitions below. From solo exhibitions to collaborations spanning the globe there’s an amazing amount to see and to enjoy! Elizabeth Kwant – IN TRANSIT | CANADA HOUSE Exhibition Open: Saturday 15th September 12 – 5pm Canada House | 3 Chepstow Street | Manchester | M1 5FW     Manchester based artist Elizabeth Kwant’s work…

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Manchester contemporary arts from BeesBlogs

Manchester contemporary
16th August 2018

Manchester contemporary arts from BeesBlogs   In this latest edition of Manchester contemporary arts from  BeesBlogs we have: Manchester artist Richard Heys ‘Homecoming’ exhibition at the Millyard Gallery in Saddleworth.  ‘Self and Other’ at Neo Artists. ‘Furnished Archipelago’ and Apparel’ at Paradise Works and news of the Manchester Contemporary Art Fund winners. Plus Air Gallery OPEN 2018 is still on and well worth a visit as is Saul Hay’s ‘Being…

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Summer in the City – Contemporary art in Manchester – July

Summer
29th June 2018

Summer in the City – Contemporary art in Manchester – July   I hope you’re all enjoying Summer in the City. The beautiful weather makes you want to go out and make the most of the light nights and warm temperatures. So why not get out and see some of Manchester’s latest exhibitions of contemporary art. I say contemporary, this blog has the not so contemporary Goya and Hogarth exhibition…

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What’s On – Manchester contemporary art – June 2

15th June 2018

What’s On – Manchester contemporary art   Already half way through June and the art just keeps on coming. I must start by making mention of two exhibition previews I went to recently. Saul Hay Gallery in Castlefield have ‘Shortlist’ with artists from recent art prize competitions. It really is a great exhibition and must have challenged the curating skills of gallery Directors Catherine and Ian Hay. That the exhibition…

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Manchester contemporary art snippets – May.

Manchester contemporary art
21st May 2018

Manchester contemporary art – Snippets   May has been an amazing month for Manchester contemporary art. New events and exhibitions are coming out almost daily. As always BeesBlogs will try to keep you up to date with Manchester’s fantastic contemporary art scene, plus the odd taster of what’s on elsewhere. Air Gallery in Altrincham have a solo exhibition by Louise Garman starting tomorrow – 22nd  (Full details in my last…

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Art in Manchester – INTERFACE at Neo:Studios & 2018 GM Arts Prize

Art in Manchester
25th March 2018

 Art in Manchester: Contemporary Art & Contemporary Arts Prize!   This week in Art in Manchester we have an interesting offer from Neo:Studios  which they describe as: ‘a pioneering exhibition of contemporary art, which explores the impact of technology on our daily physical and social environment and on visual culture in general.’  There’s also the fantastic news that the 2018 GM Arts Prize has launched. Submissions are now being sought…

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