Art in Manchester-Cézanne, Air Open 2019, Sculpture and Installation

Art in Manchester
15th August 2019

Cézanne at the Whitworth 24 August 2019 – 1 March 2020   This exhibition celebrates an extraordinary collection of drawings and prints by Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) that has been gifted and placed on long-term loan to the Whitworth by gallerist, collector, author and publisher Karsten Schubert. The Whitworth now holds the best collection of Cézanne works on paper in the United Kingdom, including a version of every print produced by…

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Summer Art in Manchester

27th June 2019

Art in Manchester has a real mix this week with the imminent arrival of Manifest Arts Festival and the Manchester International Festival. With lots of exhibitions connected to these two festival. I’ve included some links to help you find out what’s happening! All Work and All Play – Air Gallery At the forefront of this exhibition is the impulse to investigate or play. Taking inspiration from art movements from the 1960’s…

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Art in Manchester – RAGE, Binge, Undercurrents and More

Art in Manchester
20th May 2019

    Art in Manchester this week has some fantastic new exhibtions from The Whitworth, Manchester Art Gallery, Rogue Artsists Studios, neo:artists, HOME , Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art and Warrington Museum and Art Gallery Li Yuan-chia – Unique Photographs – The Whitworth 18 May – 15 December 2019 In his lifetime, Li Yuan-chia (1929-1994) had been part of progressive art movements in Taiwan, Bologna and London but found his…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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