Photoblog: Threshold Festival 2011, Day 2

Photographs © Minako Jackson Saturday at Threshold and the whole of CUC was buzzing  - apart from a short break when a smoke machine set...

Keith F Smith Watercolours at Gostins

Watercolours of Liverpool by Keith F Smith at Gostins Gallery, Hanover Street 10 July - 29 August 2009 An exhibition of Watercolours of Liverpool by...

Liverpool Artists Bookfair 2009 – Day 1

Enjoyed the first of the 2 days of Liverpool Artists' Bookfair at A Foundation yesterday. Bought a couple of lovely things which I carried...

Capital of Culture 2007 (Luxembourg)

This time last week we were in Luxembourg which as I am sure you know is the current European Capital of Culture 2007. Actually, I'm...

Keith Coventry Wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2010

JOHN MOORES PAINTING PRIZE WINNER ANNOUNCED Spectrum Jesus by Keith Coventry scoops UK’s biggest painting prize A painting inspired by the work of one of the...

Fab Collective Photography Exhibition at St Lukes

I don't want to show any of the pictures from the exhibition yet (you have a month to see them up close yourself) but...

Adrian Searle on Liverpool Tate’s new show, Colour Chart

Adrian Searle on Liverpool Tate's new show, Colour Chart | Art and design | The Guardian. Gentle spots, clashing stripes, and an electric chair bleeding...

Futuresonic 2005 – Manchester (part 2)

Despite my late night fun (see Part 1) I managed to rise early and get to Urbis for breakfast (nice cafe there) and view...

Merry in the Mocha Lounge

Merry in the Mocha exhibition 3 - 28 December 2009 The Exhibition features the work of: Frank De Castro, Maria Finnigan, Mike Gill, Madelaine Murthwaite, Stephen...

Liverpool Art Prize – On the Telly

If you are very quick you can watch the item about tonight's launch of the Liverpool Art Prize 2008 exhibition online on the BBC...

Bags and Baggage at Liverpool Academy of Arts

Bags and Baggage at Liverpool Academy of Arts 2 -18 February, 2010 On display are works of art dreamed up by our local artists on the...

Captivated by Colour at Eggspace

The clue is in the title - it sure is very colourful, quite a bit of text too in the works of Andrew March...

Video: Ballad of Lonesome Barry Row

How did they do that? One of Barry's Skips goes for a drive around Liverpool and for a float around the docks. From Ben Parry of ...

‘Remake’ at Polished T

How to pack out a private viewing. If I owned a gallery, every so often just for fun I would advertise a private viewing with...

Mersey Basin Exhibition at JMU Academy

This interesting exhibition about the Mersey Coastal area ends this week, it's well worth a look. Some of the facts which are presented in...

Dadafest Launch and Resistance at CUC

DaDaFest 09 launched at the Contemporary Urban Centre on Tuesday. Its the 9th festival and has become such an established part of the Liverpool...

‘Different Strokes’ at ArtSpeQ

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a brilliant film by the way. Can't get much more pleasantly weird than Roald Dahl, Tim Burton and...

An Extraordinary Journey

Not such an extraordinary journey for us, we just went to the Cornerstone gallery via the Linda McCartney Centre and the Roald Dahl Centre...

Six Rooms Exhibition – Group 3

Independents Biennial: Six Rooms Gallery, Birkenhead (until 27.11.10). featuring a rare showing of paintings by Stephen Guyon Bird. Review © Gayna Rose Madder, November 2010. Set...

Winter Arts Market at St George’s Hall

Wow. St. George's Hall was totally packed out yesterday for the big Winter Arts Market. There were 80 stalls and thousands of visitors so...

Tony Evans at Dot Art

Whenever you're in the Castle Street area of Liverpool don't forget to take a look at the artworks in the windows in Queen Ave....

Peruvian Finger Puppets

Couldn't resist a few of these cute little guys on sale in the New Village Fete at Heebie Jeebies today. Next one is 1...

Steve des Landes at View Two

Steve des Landes Recent Paintings at View Two 6 February - 6 March 2010 The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Howard Smith, Steve's friend...

Space Invaders at FACT

Space Invaders: Art and the Computer Game Environment 18 December 2009 – 21 February 2010 at FACT Part of a season of gaming at FACT, Space Invaders:...

Liverpool John Moores University Fine Art Degree Show 09

So this first degree show in the new Art and Design Academy is rather splendid, its a shame the week has gone by so...

‘Big Art Project’ at Cathedral

In the Anglican Cathedral is the BIG Art Project 2005 organised by Big Issue in the North and Liverpool CVS. 'Art is For Everyone' Yes, indeed!...

Pop Cultured – Book and Exhibition

Mark McNulty's book Pop Cultured is now on sale along with an exhibition of some of the photographs in Microzine on Bold St. The exhibition...

Junkshop Revolution at Bluecoat Display Centre

Another exhibition recognising that this is Liverpool's year of the Environment. Everything is created from recycled materials in this 'Junkshop Revolution' at the Bluecoat...

Next Up for Liverpool’s creative talents – Liverpool Daily Post

Next Up for Liverpool's creative talents - Liverpool Daily Post.co.uk The picture is of Nicki McCubbing's piece, coincidentally she has just been shortlisted for the...

Ghislaine and Cordelia Howard

At Blackburne House - Main Hall until July 28th 2005. Ghislaine Howard is an artist acclaimed for her powerful evocations of shared human experience and...

Themes of North Wales at Gostins

Some nice landscapes of North Wales in the current exhibition at Gostins. Some quite impressionistic. Themes of North Wales 5 February - 13 March 2010 Paintings by...