Fallout Factory: As Yet Untitled

Words by Dan Brennan An exhibition centred around young, abstract artists can be a very problematic thing, as although the angst and introspection that comes...

Sinead Nunes on Jose Angel Vincench’s ‘Exile’

At last the Biennial is upon us, and what better way to start seeing it than through the vast collection of public realm installations...

A Treasure Hunt, pieces of eight, and a chance to capture the artist-led Soup...

Words by Deborah Laing The Soup Collective was set up in 2001 as an independent artist network. The use of the noun ‘Soup’ was inspired...

Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age at FACT

Words by Daniella Scott In this country 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health issue over the course of a year. This is...

‘incompatible’ Exhibition by Hope University Creative Practice Masters Students

incompatible presents the work of a group of six artists who are diverse in their practices. Each of the artists has undertaken a Masters by Creative Practice at Liverpool Hope University.

So nice to spot this public art by Anne Harild

So nice to spot this public art by Anne Harild this evening in the @the_bluecoat courtyard

Artist of the week: Jazamin Sinclair

Words by Sinéad Nunes, Features Editor Can you introduce yourself and your work? I'm a multidisciplinary artist and musician whose artistic practice is made up of...

Artist of the Week: Joe Rampley

Words by Sinéad Nunes, Features Editor Our Artist of the Week is recent LJMU graduate Joe Rampley, whose work has already been featured as part...

Feature: Coming Home, working on Liverpool

I met with two of the most influential members of those projects last week, to talk about their new collaboration, Coming Home.

Brass Art / Shadow Worlds | Writers’ Rooms – Freud’s House

Words by Naomi Cull The latest exhibition of work by experimental collective Brass Art - made up of Chara Lewis, Kristin Mojsiewicz and Anneké Pettican -...

Joel Bird at The Reader Gallery

We had a good chat about art, sheds, allotments and, of course, birds which feature a lot in his artwork. Until Sunday 9 August 2015. Open 10.00 – 17.00

Scream You’re in an Art Exhibition: Andy at The Monro

What an amazing way to start my volunteering experience at the Biennial, to be at an exhibition where people literally screamed. I’ve got say...

Neil Campbell: Classics and Originals at View 2 Gallery, Mathew Street by Sinead Nunes

Let Neil Campbell's mastery of traditional Spanish guitar transport you to the continent, as this prolific, yet underrated local musician takes up residency in...

Review: Shezad Dawood at Bluecoat

Shezad Dawood – Leviathan Bluecoat 06 July – 13 October 2019 Words, Leyla Gurr Images, Rob Battersby I had only seen stills of Shezad Dawood's film series 'Leviathan' before...

Review: Next Stop New York, The Florrie

Next Stop New York The Florrie, until 18th April 2017 Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith On April Fool’s Day 2017, The Florrie had an event called ’14 Hour Super...

Review: Bluecoat: In the Peaceful Dome

In the Peaceful Dome at The Bluecoat, until 8th April 2018 Words and photos by Moira Leonard So, how am I going to talk about the final...

Review: MINUS at Tate Liverpool (an exhibition that never happened)

The review I could have written. The exhibition didn’t happen though. On 13th July 2017, The Serving Library presented what it called ‘Liverpool minus Francesco Manacorda’
Automata at Hobo Kiosk

Review: Automata – Tristan Brady-Jacobs & Simon Venus at Hobo Kiosk

Automata is a brilliant little exhibition in one of Liverpool’s lesser known retail gems, featuring work from Simon Venus and Tristan Brady Jacobs. The clue is in the name here, they’re all automata; moving devices made by human hands

Listening at the Bluecoat

Words by Lesley Van deMark …If you listen you can hear it. The sound of nothing and the sound of everything; dissected, amplified and simplified...

Archiving The Arts Centre – The Bluecoat, by Kayleigh Davies

The Bluecoat is currently showcasing its fascinating history through a proud display of posters, catalogues, objects, events and art works, a diverse show that...

Review: How much of this is Fiction?

How much of this is Fiction? FACT, 2nd March – 21st May 2017 Words, Leyla Gurr Torture Classics... When I was a teenager, I had a best friend...

Interview: Liz Magic Laser; Real Work at FACT

Interview: Liz Magic Laser One half of FACT’s latest exhibition, Real Work, open until 6th October 2019 Real Work is an exploration of incredibly personal, and...

Featured Artist: John Elcock for Threshold Festival

John Elcock Interview, Patrick Kirk-Smith Threshold Festival 2017 is raring up to take over the Baltic Triangle again this weekend. It’s hard to believe it’s been...

Featured Artist: 10 Years of Glacial Art

10 Years of Glacial Art Ten years is a long time for a company whose major products last a matter of hours. But how do you even start an ice sculpting business?

A Day in the life of a benevol for the Sea Odyssey by Andy...

I volunteered to be a benevol steward for the Great Sea Odyssey as I enjoyed the spider spectacle for 2008. I realised that being a...
Bluecoat: Left Hand to Back of Head, Object Held Against Right Thigh

Review: Left Hand to Back of Head, Object Held Against Right Thigh & Melissa...

This exhibition reverses the deception of sound effects. It gives us the visuals too; sometimes it’s cringe worthy, sometimes it’s funny, but whatever happens it absolutely serves the purpose it sets out to. It questions perception and causes physical responses from its audience.

The Blue Room Exhibition @ The Bluecoat Gallery

Words by Rachel Tillett The Blue Room is an award-winning arts service for people with learning difficulties. The group runs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday every week...

Review: Wirral Met Fellows Show 2015

Words by Breda Whyte The Wirral Met Fellows Show 2015 features works by Rachel Perry, Anna Clark and Jay Chesterman and there is a strange cohesion...

“If I could be painting, any painting, I’d be a Leonora Carrington”

Words by Lesley VandeMark If I could be painting, any painting, I’d choose to be a Leonora Carrington painting; colourful, imaginative, and yet somewhat cryptic...

A Tour of Hardmans’ House

A Tour of Hardmans’ House, by Lorraine Bacchus There is something about stepping into a time capsule of recent history that is so much more poignant...

Guest publication: Messy Lines: Why I Write

Guest publication: Messy Lines: Why I Write Why should we care about art?  To us readers of and contributors to an art magazine, the answer to...

Review: The Williamson Open, 2019

The Williamson Open has been happening in more or less the same format for over 90 years, but this was my first time so...

Munich 1972 Olympic Posters Preview, by Patrick M Higgins

The Munich 1972: Olympic Posters will be on display at the Walker Art Gallery from 14th July 2012, and we sent photographer Patrick M...

Ming Wong at 28-32 Wood Street, by Kayleigh Davies

Based on the detective stories of ‘Chinatown’, Ming Wong’s light-hearted perspectives are well worth a visit and make a nice break from heavier works...

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...

In Pictures: Cristina Rodrigues at Manchester Cathedral

Manchester-based artist Cristina Rodrigues has created a unique and beautiful exhibition now on display at Manchester Cathedral. Women From My Country brings 3 large-scale art...

Preview: Milapfest, Ragafest for Sgt Pepper

Milapfest, Ragafest for Sgt Pepper St George’s Hall, Sun 11th June 2017 Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith On Sunday (11th June 2017) Milapfest, the UKs leading Indian Arts organisation,...

Feature: Ken’s show, in Ken’s words

Ken’s show, in Ken’s words Tate Liverpool are celebrating turning 30 with an exhibition by their longest serving member of staff, Ken Simon’s. The exhibition...

Artist of the Week: Danny Ryder

Following his pop up light installation experience on Duke Street at the beginning of May, Art in Liverpool decided it was high time to...

Art of the Lived Experiment at the Bluecoat

Words by Kate Chesters The current exhibition at the Bluecoat, curated by Aaron Williamson, brings together the work of 29 British and international artists. With a...