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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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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Summer in the City – Contemporary art in Manchester – July

Summer
29th June 2018

Summer in the City – Contemporary art in Manchester – July   I hope you’re all enjoying Summer in the City. The beautiful weather makes you want to go out and make the most of the light nights and warm temperatures. So why not get out and see some of Manchester’s latest exhibitions of contemporary art. I say contemporary, this blog has the not so contemporary Goya and Hogarth exhibition…

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What’s On – Contemporary art in Manchester

Art in Manchester
20th April 2018

    Contemporary art in Manchester This April has been a superb month and there are still more exhibitions opening this coming week. After their recent successful opening exhibition with Lesley Halliwell’s  ‘Tilted Plane’  Zellij Arts next exhibition will be the work of Iran born artist Fatemeh Takht Keshian  Bankley Gallery have ‘That Sinking Feeling‘ from contemporary art partnership ARM.  Tanisha Salakoh says that she is inspired by Gerhard Richter…

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