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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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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Andrew Brooks – BeesBlogs Talks to Manchester’s Award Winning Photographer

Andrew Brooks
5th October 2017

Andrew Brooks – BeesBlogs Talks to Manchester’s Award Winning Photographer Andrew Brooks is an acclaimed North West photographer, artist, and filmmaker and winner of the GM Arts Prize 2016. Originally from Cambridgeshire, Andrew came to Manchester more than 20 years ago, via Stockport College where he studied Documentary Photography. His photography, taking inspiration from the likes of JMW Turner and the Romantic era, produces works of immense depth engineered  with…

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Hidden Altrincham 2017 Festival & Paola Bazz at Con Club

snippets
12th September 2017

  Hidden Altrincham Festival 2017  Various Venues 14th – 24th September   Hidden Altrincham was something I hadn’t heard of until recently. With 50 artists and 30 venues across the town it’s no small undertaking. Hidden Altrincham is the town’s summer art festival and will have daily events and live experiences. Shining a spotlight on Altrincham’s culture, heritage, architecture, independent shops, cafes and restaurants, imaginative residents and exciting businesses, the…

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