Sarah Bodman continues her series with a look at the work of an artist whose ongoing investigation into the workings and history of Paolo Uccello’s The Battle of San Romano has inspired a number of works, with a new publication set to be showcased at this year’s Liverpool Artists’ Book Fair.
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For the second of a-n’s touring programme of workshops, talks and get-togethers, we’re heading to Liverpool where artist Kevin Hunt has developed two days of activities focusing on the artist-led project spaces that punctuate the city’s institution-heavy gallery ecology.
LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner’s anti-Trump artwork, HeWillNotDivide.Us, has been closed down after just one day in Liverpool, its fourth site since launching in New York on Donald Trump’s inauguration day. Laura Harris argues that the controversial work’s fate embodies the struggle facing left-wing political artists.
The artist-led organisation is aiming to raise £2,500 to build a new workshop, library and project space following its recent relocation to the former Cains Brewery site in Liverpool.
‘This Is An Art School’ project, offering the public free studio workshops, launches the Tate Exchange Associates programme of over 100 events.
The UK’s oldest arts centre announces 300th anniversary programme for 2017, with artists including John Akomfrah, Sonia Boyce and Larissa Sansour.
Artist Donal Moloney’s painting, Cave Floor, is the visitors’ favourite, chosen from the 54 works on show at this year’s exhibition in Liverpool.
Under the banner ‘Whose Art? Our Art!’, this year’s engage International Conference in Liverpool explored gallery education through the lens of art activism with two days of speeches, discussion and debate. Laura Harris reports from the city.
As the most recognised painting prize in the UK since its inception in 1957, the John Moores Painting Prize acts as a review of contemporary painting, presenting a survey of dominant themes explored by the medium.
Venue:Walker Art Gallery
Date:September 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Location:North West England
A new free newspaper produced by a group of artists, writers and graphic designers aims to highlight Liverpool’s independent and artist-led art scene.
Liverpool’s largest artist-led gallery and studios The Royal Standard is celebrating ten years in the city with a major exhibition featuring 23 artists. Artist, curator and former TRS director Kevin Hunt explains the important role the organisation has for artists in Liverpool and its context in the wider artist-led scene.
This year’s Liverpool Biennial is busy, lively and timely, sprawling across 27 sites and featuring a broad range of cleverly realised works. Chris Sharratt reports from the city and selects five highlights.
The outspoken artist and performer Liv Wynter is undertaking a residency at the artist-run Royal Standard titled HOW MUCH ARE THEY PAYING YOU? to coincide with this year’s Bloomberg New Contemporaries at Liverpool Biennial. Laura Robertson speaks to her about activism, artists getting paid, and remembering Ana Mendieta.
The long list for the biennial painting prize has been announced, with four painters set to be awarded prizes of £2,500, and an overall winner receiving £25,000.
Stair/Slide/Space is a Hampshire based group of artists and curators that work collectively to foster research and concept-led artistic practice. We explore individual and collaborative ways of working, often conducting experimental visual conversations.
At last, I can now say that I’ll be taking part in this year’s Threshold event in Liverpool. http://thresholdfestival.co.uk/alchemy-visual-arts/ I’ve known for a few weeks, but they asked us to keep quiet until they rolled out the publicity for it. […]
Four Words, part of Metal’s Liverpool Provocations programme, saw a giant electronic billboard in the city centre taken over for an hour by a series of animated four-word messages and slogans curated by artist Alan Dunn.
Last night, while we were at our work Christmas meal, I checked twitter to see if the Turner Prize winner had been announced. Seeing that it had and informing the others, there was a whoop of joy and a shout of […]
Last week, four of us went up to check out the exhibition space at the Unity Theatre in Liverpool, to work out where all of our work can be placed. The exhibition starts on 12th January, but we’d booked it […]
We all know the benefits of art on our health. The arts can substantially enhance lives and positively impact on patient care. Therefore it seems only right that art is being used…
Yesterday, I travelled up to Leeds with a friend to see the British Art Show at Leeds art Gallery. We got there by 10.30, after leaving early to avoid the traffic . Not bad going really. Although I’d been to […]
Last Thursday I visited New Brighton, which is part of Wallasey, on The Wirral to meet the owner of the New Brighton Palace and take a look round the building. New Brighton is a short train ride from Liverpool Lime […]
Venue:Liverpool Central Library The work from over 40 artists will range from unique bindings through fine press limited editions to altered books and sculptural work.
From:July 03, 2015
To:July 04, 2015
Location:North West England
A central event in the Liverpool art scene, the Fair showcases artwork of around 100 artists. I recently showcased a triptych of works titled ‘Seismic Shift’ in this year’s Liverpool Art Fair 2015.