Throw Back: Soup Versus Gazpacho. Sept 2006

This weekend’s exhibition at Arena by members of the SOUP collective reminded us about this unusual exhibition and venue during the Biennial in 2006.

It was in the Albany apartments in the grand old Victorian building designed by JK Colling in Old Hall Street, Liverpool 1 which were still being refurbished.

The space was called Cube Noir and was curated by Gareth Kemp.

The SOUP collective members are artists who work at Tate Liverpool, Gazpacho members work at National Museums Liverpool. So obviously there was intense rivalry and competition. Who won? The public who came to see it of course, so many talented artists working in our local galleries and museums!

 

Bend It by Gareth Kemp (Gazpacho)
‘Bend It’ by Gareth Kemp (Gazpacho) – Soup v Gazpacho 2006
Without Rest by Cathy Hibbert (SOUP)
‘Without Rest’ by Cathy Hibbert (SOUP) – Soup v Gazpacho 2006

Sat/Sun 8/9 August:

Resized: Pop-Up Exhibition

Arena Gallery Pop-up exhibition starting for two days opening 12.00 Saturday 8 August 2015, 1st Floor Elevator building (above Baltic Social).

Saturday 8 August, 12.00 through to the PV that night: finishes at 20.30.
Open again Sunday 9 August, 12.00 – 17.00

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