The Self and Text: The Importance of Language Within Confessional Artwork, by Madeline Girling-Jones...

Madeline Girling-Jones was awarded one of Art in Liverpool’s Publication Awards in partnership with Liverpool Hope University. You can read a shortened...

Review: Walter Sickert at Walker Art Gallery

I can’t help finding the Sickert exhibition a little bit funny, not because of its content, but because of its press. The...

Review: Space is The Place, Patric Rogers & Angelo Madonna at Convenience Gallery

I said it last month and I’ll say it again – Convenience are making spaces for artists to do more, to try...

Review: Emily Speed: Flatland at Tate Liverpool

Emily Speed: Flatland at Tate LiverpoolWords, Lorraine Bacchus During a conversation about the creative process, a poet friend of...

Review: Gold Maria Akanbi: BlackFest at The Royal Standard

Gold Maria Akanbi: BlackFest at The Royal Standard Reading is incredibly powerful. You become part of an audience, listening...

Pause for Living, Roxy Topia & Paddy Gould; An exhibition at CBS Gallery &...

Two exhibitions, because they can. Two spaces I have meant to visit over and over and over again, and always failed, astounded...

The Self and Text: The Importance of Language Within Confessional Artwork, by Madeline Girling-Jones

Madeline Girling-Jones was awarded one of Art in Liverpool’s Publication Awards in partnership with Liverpool Hope University. This is a shortened version...

Review: Uncertain Data: a brief meditation at FACT

Uncertain Data:a brief meditation at FACT So, you know how mindfulness is a way to force yourself to relax?...

Art in Liverpool, issue #25 – Editorial

The relationships between culture and horticulture are fairly fluid, but the way the worlds operate has always been closely tied.

Emily Fairchild, Private Press: An Exploration of Medieval Influence in the Private Press Movement

An Exploration of Medieval Influence in the Private Press Movement, by Emily FairchildEmily Fairchild was awarded one of Art in Liverpool’s Publication...

Review: Very Public Art

Very Public Art feels right. You know? Like a listening project rather than a show and tell. It feels local, and relevant...

Review: Challenging Histories, International Slavery Museum

International Slavery Museum’s new collection display shares a mass of artworks collected over the last four years. Collections displays...

Review: Jon Edgley, On the Bright Side at Convenience Gallery

When you woke up today, did you see the positives ahead of you, or worry about the next step you had to...

Review: One Day at a Time Boys, Dead Pigeon Gallery

It doesn’t remotely matter if you’ve got formal training as an artist in order to be one. What matters is an open...

Art in Liverpool, issue #24 – Editorial

Collaboration is tough. It’s a revolving series of compromises, and requires mutual understanding, and the ability of all parties to listen to...

Review: Aliza Nisenbaum at Tate Liverpool

Review: Aliza Nisenbaum at Tate Liverpool Travelling to Tate Liverpool on Tuesday 20th July 2021 to see a show...

Review: John Moores Painting Prize 2020

Review: John Moores Painting Prize 2020 John Moores Painting Prize 2020 holds on to its planned year in the...

Review: Public Service Announcement

Review: Public Service Announcement Most artists ask themselves the question “what do I want to make work about?” When...

Art in Liverpool issue #23, August 2021 – Editorial

This is the first issue we’ve printed since the start of the pandemic. I don’t really know where to start on explaining...

Independents Biennial 2021, in hindsight

Independents Biennial 2021, in hindsight I’ve never enjoyed a project more than this year’s Independents Biennial. I’ve also never...

Critical (on Funding)

Critical (on Funding) Artists in the North West of England make less than the national average for artists, who...

Review: Jessica El Mal, Grounds for Concern (Liverpool Arab Arts Festival)

Review: Jessica El Mal, Grounds for Concern (Liverpool Arab Arts Festival) Finally finding a chance to find Liverpool Arab...

Review: Lucian Freud & Louise Bourgeois at Tate Liverpool

Review: Lucian Freud & Louise Bourgeois at Tate Liverpool Lucian Freud and Louise Bourgeois are two artists you can’t...

Review: Peace Doves by Peter Walker, at Liverpool Cathedral

Review: Peace Doves by Peter Walkerat Liverpool Cathedral Words, Bryony Large (www.confessionsofanartjunkie.com) Amongst the chaotic bustling...

Review: Rui Matsunaga at The Atkinson

Review: Rui Matsunaga at The AtkinsonOpen until 5th June 2021 Words, Louise Heys This free solo...

Review: Liverpool Biennial 2021 (part 2)

There’s one thing I want to find from Liverpool Biennial – I need to see if it is any closer to the people of the city it rests in.

Lockdown Treasures: The Baltic Triangle (Part 3)

Lockdown Treasures: The Baltic Triangle (Part 3) Words & Images, Bryony Large As we draw closer...

Lockdown Treasures: The City Centre (Part 2)

Lockdown Treasures: The City Centre (Part 2) Words & Images, Bryony Large On the verge of...

Review: Liverpool Biennial 2021

Larry Achiampong The format we use on Art in Liverpool means that the title at the top of...

Dead Pigeon Gallery Presents: Dockers – The ’95 to -98 Liverpool Lockout

Dead Pigeon Gallery Presents:Dockers - The ‘95 to ‘98 Liverpool LockoutDocumentary Photography Exhibition by Dave Sinclair 'In September 1995,...

Liverpool Lockdown Treasures: The Waterfront (Part 1)

Liverpool Lockdown Treasures: The Waterfront (Part 1) Words, Images & Trail by Bryony Large...

Review: High Viz, Dead Pigeon Gallery

High Viz, Dead Pigeon GalleryWords & images, Lorraine Bacchus High Viz Lockdown 2.  It’s like...

Featured Artist: Ashleigh Nugent, author of LOCKS, and Creative Director of RiseUp CIC

Featured Artist: Ashleigh Nugent, author of LOCKS, and Creative Director of RiseUp CIC Interview,...

Review: German Revolution Expressionist Prints at Lady Lever Art Gallery

German Revolution Expressionist Prints at Lady Lever Art Gallery until 28th February 2021 (check here for updates on restrictions & visiting times)

Q&A with Steve Des Landes

Q and A with Steve Des LandesWords, Carol Emmas Steve des Landes went from having a solo exhibition at...

Review: The Time We Call our Own, Open Eye Gallery

The Time We Call our OwnOpen Eye Gallery until 23rd October View the full exhibition in VR online here

Review: The Liverpool Nude – An Exhibition of Work from Merseyside’s Life Drawing Groups

The Liverpool Nude – An Exhibition of Work from Merseyside’s Life Drawing Groups Words & Images: Lorraine Bacchus

Review: Don McCullin at Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool’s Don McCullin is perhaps the most challenging exhibition of recent years.

Review: Linda McCartney Retrospective, Walker Art Gallery

Review of Linda McCartney RetrospectiveWalker Art Gallery, until 1st November 2020 words by Lorraine Bacchus  From...

Review: Linda McCartney Retrospective

Linda McCartney RetrospectiveWalker Art Gallery, 8 August – 1 November 2020 Words, Remy Greasley Linda McCartney...