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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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Paul Moss, Workplace Gallery co-founder, 1975–2019

Paul Moss was the co-founder of Gateshead’s Workplace Gallery and also co-director of the Workplace Foundation, a charity set up to support emerging and under-represented artists based outside of London.

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A Q&A with… Michael Dean, sculptor

The Newcastle-born artist’s current exhibition at Baltic in Gateshead consists of a labyrinthine sculptural installation that is visually arresting and teeming with narrative. Fisun Güner talks to the 2018 Hepworth Sculpture Prize nominee about making work that reflects life outside the art world’s “pool of middle-class light”.

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Great Exhibition of the North announces 80-day programme

Starting on 22 June, visual art exhibitions, new offsite commissions, as well as an art trail, will take place across NewcastleGateshead, joining other parts of the Great Exhibition of the North programme to focus on the identity and rich cultural history of northern England.

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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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AJWeaving in Autumn

Hi, Autumn is proving a busy time for me at AJWeaving. Keep the Kit workshops are running alongside Learn to Weave workshops across Tyne and Wear. I have a new Weave with Nature workshop running in December. On November 25th […]

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New work using harmonicas and the public

Have just finished a new work, where we got the public playing Wiliam Tell on harmonicas on the street. It is to promote happiness and well being. It was kinda interesting to see how involved the public got in the project and how easy they were to convince.

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