‘Floor Plan’ at Editions

This is the final of the three exhibitions at Editions Ltd for the Independents Liverpool Biennial. Aplogies for not reporting on the other two...

Temple to the Sacred Automobile at St Lukes

Photos by Minako Jackson Look out for this excellent installation in St Luke's which is part of the Independents but should continue until Spring 2011....

Photoblog: Liverpool Design Show 2010

All photos © Minako Jackson The Liverpool Design Show opened at St George's Hall on a foggy night on Friday and continues until 18.00 today...

Photoblog: Liverpool Xmas Tree Lights 2010

All Photos © Minako Jackson Again this is only a small part of all the Liverpool city centre Christmas related activity that was happening...

Photoblog: Liverpool Long Night 2010

All photos © Minako Jackson Another enjoyable long night in Liverpool last Thursday 18 November 2010. We only saw a small part of it, starting...

Brendan Lyons at the Bluecoat

Brendan Lyons at the Bluecoat 18 September - 28 November 2010 In an unexpected encounter with art in an unusual location, Brendan presents a series...

Sachiko Abe at A Foundation

Photos © Minako Jackson Sachiko Abe - 'Cut Papers' at A Foundation 18 September - 28 November 2010 As we approach the final week of the 2010...

Deadpan at the Royal Standard

All photos by Minako Jackson Deadpan is the second excellent show at The Royal Standard for the 2010 Biennial. The first was Hierarchies of Allegiance...

Artwork of the Week – Giorgio Vasari

Liverpool artwork of the week 2010-46. 'Three Reclining River and Lakeland Gods' by Giorgio Vasari in 'Old Master Drawings' at Lady Lever, 22 October...

Wirral Open Studios Tour 2010

Photos by Minako Jackson We had a very pleasant afternoon on the Wirral today but didn't manage to see even half of the studios which...

Meet Me At Sunset 2010 – Gallery4allarts, Lark Lane

"Meet me at Sunset 2010” Until 27th November 2010 Gallery4allarts, Gallery 1 & Gallery 2, Closing event: 27th November 2010, 3pm-5.00pm Curator’s tips and impressions on the exhibition: This...

Paul Westcombe at the Cooperative

Paul Westcombe - photo by Minako Jackson We had a look at the mural which Paul Westcombe was putting the finishing touches to today in...

Biennial – Touched at Tate Liverpool

All photos by Minako Jackson It's been several weeks since the opening day of the Biennial when I looked around the exhibition at the Tate...

Trunk tells of the leaving of Liverpool

This is blog post number 7000 ! This is just one item in the 'Seized' area in the basement of the Maritime Museum but there...

Frank Moore at Corke Gallery

I like Frank Moore's latest paintings, a lot different from his abstracts of past years. These are really strong and worth studying. The eighth show...

Stygmergy at the Gallery Liverpool

It's a shame this exhibition only ran for 1 week, it finishes today, Thursday 11 November 2010. I would like to have spent more...

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...

Emma Rodgers at the Capstone

Another excellent show of mostly new sculptures by Emma Rodgers, there is even a wolf which fits in nicely with the Biennial branding. The...

Gostins – Collage Collectables Presents

Collage Collectables Presents 21 October - 27 November 2010 Collage Collectables & Fine Arts Presents - An exhibition of work by artists who...

‘Constant Garden’ at Casa de Brujas

I love Jon Pountain's recreation of Vermeer's studio in the Casa de Brujas - the former Big Issue building on Duke Street. Also his...

Quarter of million pounds spent at Buy Art Fair 2010

As cultural partners we helped to promote this event so we are pleased it went so well. We went on Sunday and it certainly...

Spectrum at Liverpool Academy of Arts

Another fine group show at the Academy, catch it this week. Also two more shows on at the same time 'Just Lennon' by Len...

Squaremile at the Bridewell

All photos c. Minako Jackson Another excellent thoughtful exhibition at the Bridewell has just opened and continues until 28 November 2010. The previous exhibition 'Investigation' was...

Buy Art Fair Opens with Vic Reeves

The Buy Art Fair has opened in Manchester and continues until Sunday 31 October 2010. Vic Reeves was there yesterday showing his new art...

Landscapes and Views – Past & Present at Corke Gallery

Another good 1 week show at Corke Gallery. Nic Corke has written some fine words about each artist which I'll reproduce here (makes my...

Pablo de Lillo at View Two

Pablo de Lillo at View Two Gallery 7 - 30 October 2010 Spanish artist Pablo de Lillo uses drawing, painting, sculpture or collage to develop his...

The Stuckists at View Two

An Antidote to the Ghastly Turner Prize at View Two Gallery 7 October - 30 October 2010 This exhibition by several Stuckist artists ends on Saturday 30...

Art Merseywide at Conservation Centre

This is probably the final exhibition at the National Conservation Centre and has been cut short as National Museums Liverpool restructure to cope with...

Tabula Rasa at Unity

TABULA RASA: THEATRE - RITUAL - COMMUNION Unity Theatre, Hope Place 18.09.2010 - Early 2011 The UnityTheatre is housed in a former synagogue: this piece looks...

Eilish Culley at STUDIO2, Parr St

EILISH CULLEY 'An Element of Curiosity' AT STUDIO 2 PARR ST © Gayna Rose Madder 2010 Eilish Culley has a well-developed ability to capture the...

Come Into View in the Williamson Tunnels

If you haven't visited the Williamson Tunnels yet then now is as good an opportunity as any as you'll get to see an excellent...

Anish Kapoor in Kensington Gardens

All photos © Minako Jackson Spent a lovely weekend in London and saw a few interesting sights including this 'Turning The World Upside Down'  installation...

Six Rooms Gallery, Group 2 Exhibition

All photos © Minako Jackson The Six Rooms Gallery - Group 2 The Six Rooms Gallery 08.10.2010 - 30.10.2010 Exhibition featuring 12 Wirral artists and friends This evening (14/10/2010)...

Walker Acquires Study for ‘A Summer Night’

You are probably familiar with the finished painting, it's been in the Walker for over 100 years and is one of the first things...

John Hoyland at 3345 Parr St

3345 Abstract Amigos - John Hoyland 22 September - 17 October 2010 Exhibition of Prints by John Hoyland RA. Major British Abstract Master / Painter....

MA Fine Art Exhibition at LJMU Academy

An interesting exhibition by the MA Fine Art students at Liverpool John Moores Art and Design Academy. I especially like David Hancock's drawings and...

Fielding and Yorke at Corke

I'm having trouble keeping up with some of the galleries that are changing exhibitions at frequent intervals. Such as Nic Corke's place in Aigburth...

Innovasion Event Promotes ‘Creative Control’

All photos © Minako Jackson Whilst at the Bluecoat bed-in we heard a whisper about an event on Lime Street as part of the  Biennial's...

Bed-In Party Revellers Break the Bed

All photos © Minako Jackson After the Lennon Memorial unveiling it was onto the Bluecoat for more Lennon Peace related stuff as the first of...

John Lennon Peace Memorial Unveiled in Liverpool

JULIAN & CYNTHIA LENNON UNVEIL EUROPEAN PEACE MONUMENT IN LIVERPOOL TO CELEBRATE LENNON’S 70TH BIRTHDAY It's been a long but eventful day. We had to...