Review: ‘Voices from the Hub’ at Open Eye Gallery

‘Voices from the Hub’ Words and images, Adele Emmas Outside Open Eye Gallery, stands the 'Voices from the Hub' exhibition. A collection of poetry and photography produced by Liverpool's 'Waves...
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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.

In Pictures: Ian Prowse at East Village Arts Club

Images by Christopher Flack www.punksatonyphil.com Ian Prowse, often called the “Scouse Springsteen”, is best known for his work as main man with the groups, Pele (1990s) and...

Shelagh Cullity Interviews Wirral Couse Leader Vinny Lavell on this Years Fine Art Degree...

On a rainy Friday afternoon in the charming foyer of the Williamson Gallery in Birkenhead I met with Vinny Lavell, Course Leader for the...

Gostin’s Arcade: The Holodeck [Collaborative exhibition by Benjamin Davies, Kelly Hayes and Jon Mackereth]

Words by Kyle Nathan Brown  On entering the Gostin Arcade on Hanover Street, Liverpool, one leaves the busy, near-central experience of the city and is...

Open Eye Gallery: Lessons in Posing Subjects – Robert Heinecken

Words by Leanne Cunningham Lessons in Posing Subjects, curated by Devrim Bayar, presents over 250 Polaroid photographs by Robert Heinecken, including sketchbooks and magazine cuttings. It...

Review: It’s All About Me, Darling, Nick Hugh McCann at The Williamson 

In keeping with the gallery’s grandiose style is the exhibition “IT’S ALL ABOUT ME, DARLING” by local-boy-done-good, Nick Hugh McCann, who, growing up in Birkenhead, recalls being taken to the Williamson
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Review: L for Leather at Bluecoat Display Centre

Leather is all around us; our shoes, sofas and jackets are all constructed from it, but we often overlook it because of the too familiar form it generally takes. This is leather - not as we know it.

Syndrome 3.1: Brain/Music Experiments

Words by Frankii Phoenix This fascinating event explored how augmented performance can be used in the field of arts and disability, focusing in particular on...

Review: The Wonder of it All, Josie Jenkins & Jacqui Chapman

The Wonder of it All, Josie Jenkins & Jacqui Chapman The Gallery Liverpool, 29th September - 8th October 2016 Words & Pictures, Patrick Kirk-Smith If ever there...

Andy has been accepted as a volunteer for this year’s Biennial!

As mentioned in previous Art Feast posts I took an early retirement/voluntary redundancy deal last year and since then I have been looking for...

Durga Puja: Hindu Idols at Museum of Liverpool

Photography by Patrick M Higgins www.patrickmhigginsphotography.co.uk To coincide with the Hindu festival Durga Puja, which ran from 9 - 14 October this year, three Hindu idols will go...

Believing or Not at Tate Liverpool

Words by Jack Welsh Within Tate Liverpool’s new exhibition An Imagined Museum hangs Martin Kippenberger’s large oil painting The Modern House of Believing or Not...

Review: Metal Presents: Beach Huts

Located between the entrances to the Exhibition Centre and the Albert Dock, twenty Beach Huts curated by Metal have arrived to showcase the best in British art, culture, design, DIY enterprise, and digital technology during the International Festival for Business 2016.
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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

Sinead Nunes Gives her Response to Rolf Harris: Can You Tell What It Is...

I must admit, that before attending Rolf Harris’ new exhibition at the Walker, I had a lot of pre-conceived ideas about him as an...
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Review: Biennial Fringe: Telling Tales at the Car Park Space

What Open Eye continue to show their visitors, is that photography is much more than a photograph, it is the ability to capture something. What they prove, repeatedly, is that the best photography is made by those who seek to explore their own existence, and the reasoned existence of their careers.

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...

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: ‘Bodhisattva’ by Simon Adam Yorke

Words and photographs by Patrick Kirk-Smith. Simon Yorke’s Bodhisattva is a mesmerisingly calming exhibition. Often exhibitions in public meeting places get over looked as decoration, but in this case, the work displayed suits its scenario perfectly
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Review: Di-Andre Caprice Davies and Leasho Johnson, Jamaican Pulse at Bluecoat

When it comes to Jamaican visual art, our understanding is more limited. Most of what we are familiar with as Jamaican visual culture comes from album covers or postcards. Why don’t we know about what’s going on in the studios, or on the streets?
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Review: All That Glitters at Bluecoat Display Centre

All That Glitters is another wonderful exhibition from The Bluecoat Display Centre, combining unambiguous methods with to the point visuals. The exhibition focusses on the indulgent work of Sue Brown and Mikael Nilsson, who take inspiration from ornithological thieves.

Review: Public View at Bluecoat: Why it Matters

Public View at Bluecoat, until 23rd April Words, Julia Johnson, Messy Lines Happy birthday Bluecoat. 300 is quite an age to reach: it makes it the oldest...

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: The Transglobal Art of Mark Wigan

In becoming the temporary home for The Transglobal Art of Mark Wigan, Chester Arts Centre provides a shock of colour

Review: Introduction to Woodwork at Make. Liverpool

Review: Introduction to Woodwork at Make. Liverpool Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith Make. Liverpool have a series of woodworking classes available to people at all ability levels. The workshops...

Adam Scovell Can’t See The Trees For The Forest In The latest Beautiful Exhibition...

The Comma Project is a quaint public arts initiative encouraging interest in the wildlife and specifically the butterflies found in the New Ferry Butterfly Park...
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Review: A Royal Standard Christmas: GIN6 and TRSxCBS=XMAS

Royal Standard concluded their calendar this year with two brilliant summaries of 2015. Not only did this multiple venue event witness most of their studio holders but it included a celebration of the 6GINS project, and the invitation for Crown Building Studios to come and collaborate in their upstairs gallery.

Review: Judy Chicago: Fixing a Hole

Judy Chicago: Fixing a Hole Stanley Dock (Titanic Hotel) until 30th June Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith On an empty building in Stanley Dock, behind the Titanic Hotel, a...

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...

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: Quentin Blake & John Yeoman: 50 Years of Children’s Books at Lady Lever...

Review: Quentin Blake & John Yeoman: 50 Years of Children’s Books at Lady Lever Art Gallery Words, Kathryn Wainwright The Lady Lever is currently host to...

Review: Ed Bruce, Stations Ends

Ed Bruce, Stations Ends Bridewell Studios Words, Josie Jenkins I’ve known about Ed Bruce's work on the ‘Station Ends’ monoprints for a while. Earlier in the year...

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: John Moores Prize Winners, Walker Art Gallery

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

Review: Who Wants to Live Forever, Tate Exchange

Who Wants to Live Forever Tate Exchange Words, Sophia Charuhas What if you could significantly contribute to groundbreaking scientific research for generations, but would not know about...

Turner: Travels, Light and Landscape

Words by Kate Chesters This exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight Village features over 30 works by one of the most...

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...

Art Feast Interviews The Singh Twins

Wirral based, London born twin sisters Amrit and Rabindra are contemporary British artists of International standing whose award winning paintings have been acknowledged as...