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Review: Joy Labinjo at Baltic by Isaac Nugent

In the last of the 600-word reviews filed following the second workshop at Baltic in Gateshead, Isaac Nugent looks at London-based painter Joy Labinjo’s recent exhibition. Review #8: Joy Labinjo at Baltic Through a series of large, brightly-hued paintings and […]

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Review: Judy Chicago at Baltic by India Nielsen

Each of the eight participants on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 was asked to submit a 600-word review of a current exhibition at Baltic, Gateshead. Half chose to review the Judy Chicago show. Here’s what India Nielsen thought. Review […]

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Review: Judy Chicago at Baltic by Orla Foster

As a follow-up task from the second a-n Writer Development Programme workshop at Baltic in January, the eight participants were tasked with filing a 600-word review of one of the current exhibitions are Baltic. Four of the writers chose the […]

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Review: Joy Labinjo at Baltic by Joanna Byrne

Following the second workshop in the programme, led by frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, three of the participants chose to write about British-Nigerian painter Joy Labinjo’s exhibition at Baltic, ‘Our histories cling to us’, her first major solo show. Here’s […]

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Review: Judy Chicago at Baltic by Kitty Bew

Four out of the eight writers on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 chose to review the Judy Chicago exhibition at Baltic, curated by Irene Aristizábal. To follow is Kitty Bew’s 600-word piece. Review #4: Judy Chicago at Baltic Is every man […]

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Review: Animalesque at Baltic by Rachel Marsh

The third 600-word review stemming from our workshop at Baltic is by Rachel Marsh, the only writer to choose the group show ‘Animalesque – Art Across Species and Beings’. Review #3: Animalesque at Baltic Finding the line between human and […]

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Review: Judy Chicago at Baltic by Jamie Limond

Following the second writer programme at Baltic, each of the participants was tasked with writing a 600-word review of one of the current shows at the gallery. Jamie Limond chose the Judy Chicago ‘mini-survey’. Review #2: Judy Chicago at Baltic  ‘Will […]

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Review: Joy Labinjo at Baltic by Valerie Zwart

Following a fantastic second workshop by frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, which focused on reviewing, each of the eight writers on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 was tasked with writing a 600-word review of one of the exhibitions at […]

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Workshop 2: Baltic, Gateshead

The second of three workshops that form part of the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 took place on Wednesday 15 January at Baltic, Gateshead. Led by frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, the focus of the afternoon was exhibition reviewing for […]

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Now Showing #297: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of recommended shows, including: Lee Krasner at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, an immersive installation at the Royal Standard, Liverpool, plus British artist and filmmaker Lis Rhodes at Nottingham Contemporary.

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Now Showing #251: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of must-see shows includes Trish Morrissey at Francesca Maffeo Gallery, Leigh on Sea; Michael Dean at Baltic, Gatesehead; a large-scale installation by Susie MacMurray at St Albans Museum and Art Gallery; and Alison Wilding at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill.

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A Q&A with… Holly Hendry, sculptor and rising star

Having graduated from the Royal College of Art last year, London-based artist Holly Hendry has won numerous awards and just opened her first solo show in a UK public gallery at Baltic, Gateshead. Anneka French talks to her about her whirlwind career so far.

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2015 – How was it for you? #8 Sarah Munro, Director, BALTIC

There’s been plenty for new BALTIC director to celebrate in 2015, from bringing the Turner Prize to Glasgow while head of Tramway, to becoming the Gateshead venue’s first female director. Sarah Munro reflects on a “rollercoaster” of a year and a new job that makes her “tingle with excitement”.

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Baltic Gallery Visit

Last Weekend was a chance to head off and see Fiona Tan’s new exhibition. I always love going to the Baltic, it still feels fresh, friendly and exciting to me. Tan’s diptych film based on the travels of Marco Polo […]

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Exhibitions, Sound Art, Elections and Rejections!!

On the evening of Thursday 16th April I attended another event, X-Ray Audio at Baltic 39 as part of The Curves of the Needle exhibition. The story of forbidden music made in the Soviet Union post WW2 and how bootleg […]

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The emperor’s new clothes?

I have two apologies followed by two rebuttals this week. I have been warned that I could be shooting myself in the proverbial foot, but I fear I have little of either feet left to dispose of!! My first apology goes […]

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