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George Henry Lee’s: A note on getting to know a gem

Over the last few weeks, I’ve come to love this building. I don’t know if I did before, certainly not beyond its beauty. My own...

Pier Head Village Festival Showcases Local Art

Pier Head Village Festival Showcases Local Art Liverpool Art Fair will be offering affordable art from its residence on the city’s iconic waterfront (26th July –...

Ari Benjamin Meyers rethinking musical portraiture for Liverpool Biennial

Ari Benjamin Meyers rethinking musical portraiture for Liverpool Biennial Lord of the Flies was the last thing I saw at the Playhouse. It was ok,...

Featured Artist: John Moores Painting Prize artist, Pete Clarke

John Moores Painting Prize artist, Pete Clarke on finding the right place to work, and the right artists to work with Getting Longlisted for the John...

Review: “#67, lapis lazuli springs from rusting iron and blue to...

Tunstall Street, L7, has watched over five years of development as the hoardings around the houses get higher and higher. A new school directly...

Building new futures: Liverpool Biennial artist Mae-ling Lokko

Building new futures: On Liverpool Biennial artist Mae-ling Lokko, and her pursuit of an answer to a global question Mae-ling Lokko, one of the headline...

Feature: “Photie-Man” How Tom Wood made a name for himself

“Photie-Man” How Tom Wood made a name for himself There’s something about the Wirral peninsula that must burrow deep inside the minds of artists who live...

Art in Liverpool Magazine: Issue#5, July – Editorial

Independents Biennial is back. The 14th July will see Merseyside welcome a new wave of creative output, with artists producing new exhibitions, events and...

National Museums Liverpool breaks visitor record

NATIONAL MUSEUMS LIVERPOOL BREAKS VISITOR RECORD Highest ever visitor number in year of Terracotta Warriors exhibition Exhibition contributes over £20m to local economy in first three...

LightNight Diary 2018: The year of reflection

The year the voices of Liverpool made a difference. I don’t think I’ll remember LightNight 2018 any other way. There were the usual street performances,...

New Brighton Revisited through the lens of three of its most...

New Brighton Revisited through the lens of three of its most famous exports Ken Grant, Martin Parr & Tom Wood head back to where it...

Eleven local artists announce a major new exhibition as part of...

Artists have started sharing news of their Independents Biennial programmes ahead of the launch in July, and one of biggest, set to open alongside...

Art of Football: World Cup 2018 through the eyes of artists

Coinciding with the greatest footballing event across the globe, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Art of Football will see Liverpool host three major exhibitions,...

What Do I Know? – Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2018 (LAAF)...

What Do I Know? - Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2018 (LAAF) reveals festival theme and full programme of events The UK’s biggest annual celebration of...

Liverpool start-up redesigns the coffin for the 21st Century

LIVERPOOL START-UP REDESIGNS THE COFFIN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY — WANTS YOU TO DESIGN YOUR OWN. ’KOFFIN’ is the tongue-in-cheek name of the futurist start-up...

New Mo Salah mural pops up in the city centre ahead...

To coincide with the Champions League Final between Liverpool FC and Real Madrid on Saturday 26 May the Rapid Response Unit has commissioned poet...

Review: Euphonia: Emma Smith at Bluecoat

Euphonia: Emma Smith at Bluecoat until 24th June 2018 Words, Joanie Magill Standing at the threshold of the gallery space at Bluecoat before stepping into Emma Smith’s...

National Museums Liverpool announces Laura Pye as New Director

NATIONAL MUSEUMS LIVERPOOL ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR Laura Pye will join in August 2018   Laura Pye, current Head of Culture for Bristol City Council, will be...

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Measuring Your Contemporary Conditions: An Interview with Taus Makhacheva

Measuring Your Contemporary Conditions: An Interview with Taus Makhacheva Interview by Joanie Magill Ahead of her commission for Liverpool Biennial 2018, Taus Makhacheva talks about the...

Blue Room Facilitator, Bluecoat

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Edgelands: Emilie Taylor at the Williamson

The funny thing about Edgelands is that when you’re in them, you don’t really notice. Emilie Taylor’s experience is more reflective than my own, but...

Rapid Response Unit, giving artists control of the news

Rapid Response Unit, giving artists control of the news The mind of an artist and the mind of a journalist are surprisingly similar things. Both...

Featured Artist: Marilyn Tippet, book artist

Featured Artist: Marilyn Tippet In 2015 there was an email circulated between local artists, asking us to head to a meeting at Liverpool Central Library...

Review: It Will Never Work: 25 Years of Urban Splash

It Will Never Work: 25 Years of Urban Splash at RIBA North, until 16th June 2018 Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith “It would never have worked without all Urban Splash...

Liverpool Biennial gets to work on Granby Resilience Garden

Liverpool Biennial gets to work on Granby Resilience Garden One of the most commonly raised challenges for artists and galleries is ‘What’s it got to...

Liverpool Book Art reveal first artists for ‘Frankenstein 2018’ exhibition

Liverpool Book Art reveal first artists for 'Frankenstein 2018' exhibition On May 14th 2018, Liverpool Book Art's third major exhibition of Book Art from artists across...

Liverpool Mental Health Consortium hail 2018 Mad Pride event as best...

Liverpool Mental Health Consortium hail 2018 Mad Pride event as best yet Last Saturday’s free Mad Pride event, organised by Liverpool Mental Health Consortium, has been...

International arts festival will launch the new Liverpool Fabric District

International arts festival will launch the new Liverpool Fabric District Time Tunnel festival will run at venues across Liverpool’s Fabric District in Islington between...

Art in Liverpool Magazine is now available online

It comes down to this really: We started Art in Liverpool Magazine to tell people about the incredible visual art they had on their...

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