Art in Manchester – Sculpture, Film and Manifest arts festival

Art in Manchester
10th June 2019

Paul Digby – Transcending the Figure – Saul Hay Gallery Exhibition 15th – 30th June Art in Manchester: Saul Hay Gallery present ‘Transcending the Figure‘. A celebration of the front line of the public sector; this exhibition is part of a three year project, 2016 – 2019, by artist Paul Digby. Paul worked with the emergency services drawing and sculpting them in classical poses. These classical poses highlight the heroic…

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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 – Contemporary art exhibitions in March

6th March 2019

This weeks art in Manchester has news of the Bid and Rebuild charity auction, at Saul Hay Gallery,  Europia Art Collectives first Manchester exhibition , GM Arta Prize announce the judges for this years competition, Neo:Artists exhibition ‘Fragmentation” now on at their Bolton studios, and ‘The Detached’ is the new exhibition from Altrincham’s Air Gallery Saul Hay Gallery – Live Charity Auction 14th March Saul Hay Gallery are to host a…

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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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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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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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BeesBlogs- Art in Manchester – September

28th August 2018

BeesBlogs contemporary art in Manchester   BeesBlogs starts September’s blog with a major new exhibition at The Whitworth, from contemporary artist Alice Kettle whose current focus is on stitched textiles. Unusually, BeesBlogs has included the main text of the media release so that the reader can get the full background to this amazing project which engages with migrants and the refugee crisis. The project also has involvement from The Travelling…

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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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