A Closer Look – Stephen Collett at Dot Art

I really like this latest series of paintings by Stephen Collett at Dot Art. A neat idea well executed. A Closer Look - Stephen Collett at...

Photographic images by Patrick M. Higgins at Gostins

A nice series of photographs by Patrick M Higgins continues in the gallery at Gostins until 5 March 2011. Patrick says "I am a Liverpool based...

Photoblog: Liverpool Discovers Trail

Yesterday we spent a couple of hours going round some but not all of the Liverpool Discovers Trail. I like these things that encourage us...

Endurance: Shackleton’s Antarctic adventure. Exhibition ends 27 Feb.

It's Sir Ernest Shackleton's birthday today (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922). Which reminds me that the excellent exhibition of photographs of his...

Liverpool Discovers Event Launched – Follow the Trail

Photographs © Minako Jackson Now for some good news! The Liverpool Discovers public art trail launched yesterday with an event at St George's Hall. Liverpool Discovers celebrates...

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...

Photoblog: Threshold Festival 2011, Day 1

Photos © Minako Jackson Billed as Europe's biggest festival under one roof, Threshold features 200 acts  • 160 bands/musicians/djs  • 12 stages  ...

Chinatown My Chinatown at the Black-E

This interesting sound installation in the Black-E ends at 14.00 today. Make sure to pick up a copy of the free newspaper featuring artwork...

Joel Bird – ‘Body Lines’ at Corke Gallery

‘BODY LINES’ Joel Bird at Corke Art Gallery 24 January – 26 February 2011 (Extended) Another very nice exhibition  from Joel Bird. This and the Simon A...

Erotic Art at the Gallery Liverpool

Erotic Art Exhibition at The Gallery Liverpool 28 January - 11 February 2011 According to Wikipedia "Erotic art covers any artistic work that is intended to evoke...

Look Me In The Eyes – Corke Gallery

'Look Me In The Eye' by Simon A Yorke at Corke Art Gallery 1 - 26 February 2011 Simon A Yorke's large (5ft x 3ft) oil...

The Great Money Trick 2011 – Dale St

At lunchtime today this enormous banner was unveiled directly opposite the Council Office Municpal Building on Dale St. If you saw my earlier post...

John Davies: Two Rivers at the EDGEspace

John Davies: Two Rivers at EDGEspace, Slater Street. 20 January - 16 February 2011 Always worth seeing John Davies' large landscape photographs up close. As mentioned in...

Neil Reddin: Response 0.1 at CUC

Photos by Minako Jackson RESPONSE 0.1 in the ground floor gallery at CUC 15 January - 6 February 2011 This first, solo exhibition by Neil Redddin ends...

David Jacques: ‘The Irlam House Bequest’ at The Walker

Photos by Minako Jackson David Jacques: The Irlam House Bequest at The Walker Art Gallery 2 February 2011 - 3 April 2011 It's great when things just...

‘Lares et Penates’ by Doug Jones at Ceri Hand Gallery

Photos of the artwork by Minako Jackson Doug Jones: Lares et Penates at Ceri Hand Gallery 14 January -  19 March 2011 For his second solo show at...

‘Lustre’ Ceramics by Sutton Taylor at the Cornerstone

Sutton Taylor - 'Lustre' at Hope University Cornerstone 10 January - 18 February 2011 An exhibition by Sutton Taylor in association with Hart Gallery, London. www.hartgallery.co.uk Now that...

Closing Time Exhibition at Milk & Sugar

Closing Time - The Lost Pubs of Liverpool at Milk & Sugar (RIBA, Wood St, Liverpool) 12 January 2011 - 10 February 2011 A collection of limited...

New Website for Artist Robert Jackson

Wirral-based artist, Robert Jackson has a lovely new website (created by me :) and although we have the same surname we're not related) www.robertjacksonart.co.uk Robert paints...

THE WRITING ON THE WALL – Murals in Belfast 2008-2010 an...

THE WRITING ON THE WALL – Murals in Belfast 2008-2010 an exhibition by Stuart Borthwick. | Liverpool Art & Design Academy (ADA). Continues until 21...

Eve Goldsmith and Adrian Bailey at the Gallery Liverpool

Our first Private View of 2011 this evening took us to the Gallery Liverpool in Stanhope Street. The gallery had a very good first...

A Moment Transformed at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

A Moment Transformed: An exhibition of prints and book transformations by Emma Kelly and Kate Bufton. Emma Kelly's prints and Kate Bufton's book transformations are...

James Graham at Leaf on Bold Street

Leaf Tea Shop and Bar opened their second venue recently. It's in the former Microzine shop on Bold Street and appears to be thriving,...

Walking Through Windows Exhibition at Liverpool Cathedral

Walking Through Windows Photography Exhibition – Liverpool Cathedral. 27 December 2010 - 3 January 2011. Walk into the New Year alongside noble women at...

Elizabeth Willow in the Window at Bluecoat Display Centre

Photos courtesy Bluecoat Display Centre More beautiful and amazing work from Elizabeth Willow in the window of the Bluecoat Display Centre throughout December 2010. In the...

Giant Laser Beam Connects Tate and FACT Liverpool

Look out for this, I think it's switched on every evening. The exhibitions at Tate and FACT are very good too of course. Giant laser...

Catherine Bourne – Artist in Residence at Static

Catherine Bourne held an open studio event tonight to show some of the work she's been doing whilst in residence here. It looks interesting,...

Look11 Liverpool International Photography Festival – Website Launched

The website for the Look2011 Liverpool International Photography Festival launched tonight and very nice it looks too. Well done Loaf Creative. Artinliverpool will be...

Where is the Heart of Liverpool? asks Charlotte Andrew

I'm slowly catching up on a few things that took place weeks ago. As part of the Independents Liverpool Biennial Charlotte Andrew brought her...

The Final Touch – Exhibition by Biennial Volunteers

A fine exhibition in unused offices on the 3rd floor. Nice to be in a warm, carpeted gallery for a change. The Final Touch -...

Home is where the heART is – Amnesty International Exhibition

I really like this poster. The exhibition is in the old Rapid Paint Shop on Renshaw Street, where the Cooperative were during the Biennial. Home is...

Penny Whitehead and Daniel Simpkins at Static

We managed to catch the quick 2-day exhibition at Static last Friday/Saturday which documented Whitehead and Simpkins artistic actions during their residency in Linz...

Mark Willcox – Liverpool Urban

Keep a look out for these artworks if you're travelling on the Merseyrail network. Mark Willcox's exhibition is actually part of the Independents Biennial...

Christmas Exhibition at The Gallery Liverpool

Christmas Exhibition at 'The Gallery', till 24th December 2010 © Gayna Rose Madder 2010 The Gallery in Stanhope St is becoming known for its innovative...

Photoblog: Weekend Art Markets Round-up

All photos © Minako Jackson A very busy weekend for arts & crafts markets with a Christmas theme. We got round quite a few in...

Neil Morris: Master Printmaker at the Vitreum

NEIL MORRIS: MASTER PRINTMAKER: The Vitreum, Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School, to 15th December 2010. Review © Gayna Rose Madder The Vitreum Gallery's own publicity for this...

Winter Blues 5 at Eggspace

Another Winter (no doubting that) brings the 5th Winter Blues open exhibition at Eggspace. Well done to the curators Headspace for keeping the theme...

Photoblog: Winter Arts Market 2010 at St George’s Hall

All photos © Minako Jackson Another excellent Winter Arts Market at St George's Hall today organised by Open Culture. It was packed with artists, makers...

Christmas Exhibition 2010 at Liverpool Academy of Arts

As well as the great many paintings, sculptures and jewellery at the Liverpool Academy of Arts there is the irresistible rocking horse. Well, Minako...

Peter Chan Paintings in Kirsty Doyle’s Boutique

There's a couple of nice new paintings by Peter Chan in Kirsty Doyle's shop in Liverpool ONE. I think Peter has had work in various...