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...

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?...

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...

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...

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: 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: 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...

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...

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)

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...

Lockdown Walking To Another Place

Lockdown Walking To Another Placewords and images: Lorraine Bacchus One of the inherent qualities of Antony Gormley’s iron men...

Review: Remedial Phantasmagoria: Frances Disley’s ‘Pattern Buffer’ at The Bluecoat

Pattern Buffer is Frances Disley’s retort to the elitist, and somewhat traditional, conventions of beauty

Review: Jonathan Baldock, Facecrime at Bluecoat

Review: Jonathan Baldock, Facecrimeat Bluecoat until 21st June 2020 Words by Remy Greasley There isn’t a...

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: An English Ladies Wardrobe

Review: An English Ladies Wardrobe The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, L3 8EL Until 1st March 2020 Words and pictures by Col O’Kell  An Enthralling Glimpse of the Liverpool...

Review: Medical Mavericks; a Tate Exchange from Alder Hey Hospital & Twin Vision

Medical Mavericks: Alder Hey Hospital & Twin Vision Tate Exchange, until 29th February 2020 Review, Sophia Charuhas At the beginning of the 19th century, Liverpool had the highest...

Review: Secret Art of Survival: Creativity and Ingenuity of British Far East prisoners of...

Review: Secret Art of Survival: Creativity and Ingenuity of British Far East prisoners of war, 1942-1945 - Victoria Gallery & Museum Words, Remy Greasley Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore;...

Review From Kirkby With Love – Portraits Celebrating Local Communities by Philip Garrett

Review  - From Kirkby With Love – Portraits Celebrating Local Communities by Philip Garrett Words by Lorraine Bacchus Photos by Sherriff “Painting is more than just a...

Review: Visual Rights – Open Eye Gallery

Visual Rights, Open Eye Gallery - Corinne Silva’s Garden State rethinks territory. It’s a challenge to many things, but primarily to how we as individuals think about ownership.

Review: Away Day – Bath Society of Arts, at Edtions Ltd.

Bath Society of Arts - There was an enticing opportunity the other evening to talk to some printmakers about the many ways in which they achieve their images...

Review: John Moores Prize Winners, Walker Art Gallery

John Moores Prize Winners, The Walker Art Gallery - To commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the competition...