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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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, Film and Photography – Contemporart Art in Manchester

23rd January 2019

Art, Film and Photography, there’s something for lovers of contemporary art in  all it’s forms in this latest BeesBlogs. Two of this weeks events are from the same stable. The Eighth Cosmic Kino at Instituto Cervantes and Boy Meets Boy/UK  at PS Mirabel. We have ‘Terranova’  from Adrian Pritchard at The Lowry Hotel, Olwyn Carroll’s ‘Why Don’t You’ at Altrincham’s Air Gallery. I’ve also included an exhibition of photography, still on at…

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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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Contemporary art exhibitions from: HOME, Air Gallery & Castlefield Gallery

8th November 2018

In this weeks blog: John Walter’s major solo exhibition CAPSID starts at HOME.  and Altrincham’s Air Gallery have timely and poignant solo exhibition from artist Carole Evans  commemorating the 29 dead and the further 20 who died from their wounds, who all came from one street in Altrincham and which was awarded a roll of honour by King George V subsequently it became known as ‘The Bravest Little Street in…

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Art exhibitions in Manchester – Summer in the City 2

art exhibitions
9th July 2018

Art Exhibitions  – Summer in the City 2 Welcome to this bumper edition of art exhibitions from BeesBlogs. We have new exhibitions from Bankley Gallery & Studios, with ‘Prop Me Up’, The Turnpike, Leigh, with an exhibition of work by the late Dave Pearson.  Paradise Works has a solo exhibition from Richard Shields, The Hepworth, Wakefield, have Modern British Photography from the Hyman Collection. Artzu have a new show of…

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Art in Manchester – GM Arts Prize 2018 – Shortlist

GM Arts Prize 2018
27th April 2018

GM Arts Prize 2018 – Manchester’s Premiere Contemporary Arts Prize   Suzanne Moxhay   GM Arts Prize 2018 Shortlist The standard of entry for this years GM Arts Prize is again truly inspiring in its breadth of subject and standard of presentation . The judging panel consisting of Castlefield Gallery Director Helen Wewiora,  Artist, and 2017 GM Arts Prize winner Helen Davis, MAN Diesel’s Legal Counsel and Northern Art Collector Louise Durose…

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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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BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – Two

Beesblogs art2c in Manchester
9th March 2018

BeesBlogs art2c in Manchester – March – Two BeesBlogs has a selection of exhibitions starting this coming week or just started, plus, one that any lover of photography will be delighted to see. The Hepworth, Wakefield ‘Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain’ starting 22nd June – definitely One for the Diary (more information below) So, we have Lesley Halliwell in residence at Zellig Arts, Sara Ricardi in conversation with artists…

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