Art in Manchester – Art, Photography, Architecture and Peterloo

Art in Manchester
21st March 2019

  Art in Manchester has lots of new exhibitions to enjoy this week including the new Peterloo Exhibition Disrupt? at Peoples History Museum, Castlefield Gallery have what promises to be a fascinating exhibition –  Undoing, Cherry Tenneson has a solo exhibition at Paradise Works and a series of events in Salford from Not Quite Light. In addition there is some great Art2c exhibitions still on: Neo:Artist exhibition ‘Fragmentation’ and ‘Detached’…

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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 in Manchester – this weeks new contemporary art exhibitions

6th February 2019

After a brief but very enjoyable holiday BeesBlogs is back in the thick of it with lots of new exhibitions announced for February. BeesBlogs Art in Manchester has a brief blog to let readers know what is happening this week on Manchester’s contemporary art scene. There will be more news about new art exhibitions which are starting late next week , so more to follow as soon as I can…

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Art in Manchester – BeesBlogs contemporary art for January

10th January 2019

Contemporary Art 2019 starts with an amazing array of contemporary art to see in Manchester and, slightly, further afield. We have ‘Interruptions’ comprising events, performances and workshops throughout January at Manchester’s Holden Gallery. David Bethell: ‘Fleeting Moments’ at HOME. Art Across’ Sara Riccardi is back at The Portico Library, by popular demand to reprise her series of art history lectures ’17 Artists Who Just Happen To Be Women’, Linda Hemmersbach…

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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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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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Contemporary art events in Manchester – and beyond!

25th September 2018

Welcome to BeesBlogs contemporary art to see in Manchester, plus a couple a little further afield but well worth a look. We have Sarah Gilman at Beechams Gallery, St Helens, Bolton based Neo:Artists latest exhibition. News of Asia Triennial events at various venues plus Saima Rasheed at Zellij Arts. The fantastic photographer Lee Miller exhibition Surrealism in Britain at The Hepworth (ends 7th October) Hannah Leighton-Boyce at Warrington Museum and…

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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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