Review: The Female Gaze: Elizabeth Brownsword and Lois Tierney

The Female Gaze: Elizabeth Brownsword and Lois Tierney ROAD Studios, until Sunday 29th January 2017 Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith A studio gallery on the top floor of a listed building,...

The Fall Out Factory: United We Stand Divided We Fall… Eventually

Words by Neil Murphy Fall Out Factory, an independent gallery on Dale Street, recently hosted an exhibition of photographs recording the Miners Strike of the 1980s,...
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Review: Works To Know by Heart: An Imagined Museum at Tate Liverpool

An Imagined Museum takes the importance of art, twists it around hundreds of intricate corners, and delivers us the product as an opportunity. This exhibition has a beautiful sentiment which urges us to remember our experience of art.
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Review: Cityscape to Landscape: Clare Flinn at Editions Ltd

This is a fantastic choice for Editions to open 2016 with. Taking an artist who has always had a place there and giving them the exhibition they deserve. If it was crucial to choose an audience for this... who really stops and looks; at art; at their city; at the sky.
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Review: Open 2: Pieces of You at Open Eye Gallery

If you think you know photography, this exhibition will make you spin on your heels and look again, with a combination of curatorial play and introverted enquiry.

Review: Liverpool Biennial 2016: Rita McBride at Toxteth Reservoir

Rita McBride’s large scale installation represents an opening between the real world and the world of fiction. Entering the unilluminated location of the piece with its sonic reverberations

Review: Mark Leckey’s ZOO LOGIC at Walker Art Gallery

Mark Leckey: ZOO LOGIC Walker Art Gallery,  9 September 2016 - 26 February 2017 Logic in Leckey? Words, Alison Little Mark Leckey brings the fiction of the virtual works...

Review: Fresh Perspectives – Art from Wirral Schools

Fresh Perspectives – Art from Wirral Schools Lady Lever Art Gallery Words and Photographs by Moira Leonard Over the last few months a group of 14 to...

Review: Lubaina Himid at Walker Art Gallery

Lubaina Himid “Naming the Money” Walker Art Gallery, until 18th March 2018 Words, Julia Johnson It’s an awkward but undeniable fact that considerable parts of Liverpool’s past...

Rapid Response Unit, giving artists control of the news

Rapid Response Unit, giving artists control of the news The mind of an artist and the mind of a journalist are surprisingly similar things. Both...

Review: Painting Nature by Elaine Preece Stanley at Editions

It is on an unusually bright and sunny February morning that I decide to venture on the short walk from my apartment to Cook...

Review: Liverpool Biennial 2021

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

Artist of the Week: Bel Shaw

This week's artist won the People's Choice Award in Wirral Festival of First's photography competition 'Reflect'.  How does it feel to be voted the People's choice...

Artist of the Week: DesignerPig (aka Irene Acker)

Designerpig's latest exhibition has just closed at Arts Hub 47 on Lark Lane. We caught up with the artist to find out how it...

Hidden Gems Feature: Help! I’m in an Art Gallery!

Have you ever found yourself in a gallery, at an exhibition or just wherever art is and thought, “I don’t get it”

Featured Artist: Jake Summerton, photographing The Las

Featured Artist: Jake Summerton, Photographer ‘The La’s 1987’ – Rarities Album Release & Liverpool Exhibition runs: 15th September – 7th October 2017 The Florrie, 377 Mill St, Liverpool L8 4RF -- Words,...

In Pictures: Threshold Festival 2017

We sent Tony Knox down to the Baltic Triangle last weekend to capture the heart and soul of Threshold Festival 2017.

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...

Lift-Off Film Festival: Tickle the Ivories

Words by Sinead Nunes With Light Night upon us, we thought it time to catch up with a local creative to talk about what he'll...
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Review: On The Waterfront at Merseyside Maritime Museum

This exhibition is a defining history of a defiant dock, and well worth a look for its own sake, as well as its rightful place as an introduction to the Merseyside Maritime Museum.
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Review: Threshold Festival Exhibition at Unit51

The exhibition is slapped right in the middle of Alchemy Visual Arts festival, and holds up to the responsibility that puts on it. This is a serious centre, packed full of work from artists addressing the theme of alchemy directly, and changing their approach to practice dramatically as a result.

Review: Sketchsperiment at Road Studios for Light Night

Using the exquisite corpse game to bring the talents of their studio holders together, as well as utilising the power of Twitter to engage directly with visitors, meant that the studio culture here, on the top floor of the Crown Buildings on Victoria Street, was alive and kicking before, during and after its Light Night event.

Review: Paul Romano at Editions Ltd

Paul Romano: Building on the ruins of a previous incarnation Editions Ltd, Friday 29 July 2016. - Saturday 27 August 2016 Words by Patrick Kirk-Smith An oddly refreshing drop...

Review: Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed

Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed World Museum, until 26th February 2017, free Words, Julia Johnson, Messy Lines Most people’s understanding and recognition of the Ancient...

Review: Thatcher May Trump Farage, Lord & Slater

Threshold Festival 2017 debuted a new live art work by Lord & Slater entitled Thatcher May Trump Farage.

Review: House of Suarez: Elements of Vogue

House of Suarez: Elements of Vogue Bluecoat, Sunday 17th December 2017 Words, Kevin Symes Taking my seat in the front row, right next to the catwalk, I...

Farewell Victoria Street; a sad goodbye to a cultural hub, and a warm hello...

Without agenda or pretence, I want to commemorate a building which has been an invaluable support to Art in Liverpool, the Independents Biennial and...

Review: Frances Disley, Pattern Buffer – Bluecoat

Review: Frances Disley, Pattern Buffer Bluecoat Words & Images, Sophia Charuhas What do we do to feel better about ourselves? In her installation, Pattern Buffer, Frances Disley...

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...

Art in Liverpool meets FACT Curator Aneta Krzemien

Sinead Nunes, Art in Liverpool Editor, meets curator Aneta Krzemien to talk about FACT's current exhibition Turning FACT Inside Out, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of...

Artist of the Week: Niamh O’Malley

Words by Sinéad Nunes, Features Editor Niamh O'Malley's solo exhibition Glasshouse opens at Bluecoat from 10 October. We caught up with the artist to find...

Featured Artist: Donal Moloney

Donal Moloney has work at A Small View, in Gostins Arcade until Saturday 1st October. His work is also on display as part of the John Moores Painting Prize

Interview: Martin O’Brien, on Until the Last Breath is Breathed

Interview: Martin O’Brien, on Until the Last Breath is Breathed and making work about living with cystic fibrosis Interview by Joanie Magill Martin O’Brien is a live artist...

Liverpool: Next Stop New York at View Two Gallery

Liverpool: Next Stop New York at View Two Gallery now on until 31 August. The Liverpool Next Stop New York exhibition investigates the links between these...

Andy Creates Art – Money For Art’s Sake

I haven’t written for Art in Liverpool for a while and thought it would be good to write about my experience of creating my...

Done / Undone: Liz Jeary’s Exhibition Revealed

Words by Neil Murphy Nestled between two well-known retail monoliths at Marine Point, on New Brighton's sea front is Unit 13. The unit is a vacant...
A Small View: Got Worms? – by Roxy Topia and Paddy Gould

Review: Roxy Topia and Paddy Gould: Got Worms? at A Small View

The exhibition, on display at A Small View is a brilliant example of what kitsch can be when it’s kitsch for a reason. This isn’t just shiny stuff looking good. This is shiny stuff telling a tale.
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Review: Threshold Festival Exhibition at The Gallery Liverpool

Threshold, it calls on artists and creative types to respond directly to themes which push and pull their practices – crucially, in the direction of the public eye. This year, that theme is Alchemy (the shifting of one thing to another; in its most basic interpretation)

Review: Summer Arts Market at St George’s Hall

People will always justify a reason not to; ‘perhaps next time’ or ‘when I have a bit more money’. So, in these times of economic austerity, it’s all power to any artist to create their work and actually move people to put their hands in their pockets and buy.