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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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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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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