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: Drawn From Life: People on Paper at Kirkby Gallery

Whether you are an artist, an art enthusiast, or just looking for a free way to spend your time, Drawn From Life: People on Paper will not disappoint.
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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)

Much Ado in the Park: Shakespeare at Calderstones Mansion House

Words by Laura Harris Last Thursday saw the opening of The Reader Organisation’s presentation of Much Ado About Nothing, performed in their grounds by The...

Reivew: So’Maal: Wonders of the World (IB18)

Wonders of the World 21.7.28 review by Ali Harwood ‘Wonders of the World’ was created for So’Maal to mark the date on which the Temple of...

Review: Can I Start Again Please, DaDaFest at Unity Theatre

Review: Can I Start Again Please Unity Theatre, part of DaDaFest 2016 Words, Melissa Dowell Can I Start Again was performed at Unity Theatre as part of...

Review: “#67, lapis lazuli springs from rusting iron and blue to green and life”...

Tunstall Street, L7, has watched over five years of development as the hoardings around the houses get higher and higher. A new school directly...

George Henry Lee’s: A note on getting to know a gem

Over the last few weeks, I’ve come to love this building. I don’t know if I did before, certainly not beyond its beauty. My own...

DLA Piper Series: Innocence and Experience, Curated by Marianne Faithfull – Reviewed by Adam...

Evocation of an era can be a tricky ideal to achieve in a gallery space. With the potential for works to repeat themselves and...

St George’s Hall Winter Arts Market

Images by Christopher Flack
The Creative Process - film by Ryan Garry

Review: The Creative Process: A Film by Ryan Garry

This is a compact example of why the creative process is exciting (both to the artist and the audience), and its takes that sample swiftly. That is what makes this such an accessible film.

The Role of the Artist: Using the Arts for Social Change

words by Sinead Nunes, Editor “Art is not a mirror to hold up to society, but a hammer with which to shape it.” - Bertolt Brecht In...

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...

Review: Steve Reich & Bill Morrison, Different Trains Live

Different Trains Live Metal Liverpool, 15th September-15th October 2016 Review, Ilona Walker Pictures, Mark McNulty On Thursday 28th October, Metal Liverpool was host to Steve Reich’s Grammy-award winning...

Time and Motion: Redefining Working Life at FACT

Words by Rachel Tillett Time and Motion: Redefining Working Life is an exhibition which aims to refine our understanding of working life. The exhibition looks towards...

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...

Review: Stephanie Miello, Depending on What’s There

Miello’s angling of shadow and light in her sculptural installation made the space feel ten times bigger. Impressive, given that she’d actually reduced the floor space by half to do it.

Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Liverpool: 5 July 2014

Words and photographs by Stephen McKay My partner and I first trekked down from Liverpool to London for the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair (VACBF)...

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...

Steven & Sufea: David Hockney – Early Reflections at The Walker Art Gallery

Two Curators’ Perspectives of David Hockney: Early Reflections at the Walker Art Gallery Review by Steven Hyland Howling from the first pictures is a murky passion,...

Review: Larissa Sansour: In the Future, They Ate From the Finest Porcelain

Larissa Sansour: In the Future, They Ate From the Finest Porcelain Bluecoat, until 24th June Words, Julia Johnson (Messy Lines) What do we really know about the...

Art Work of the Week: Sea Odyssey (well it had to be….)

This amazing event captured the hearts of everyone in the city! I only wish it hadn't ended so soon.

Ari Benjamin Meyers rethinking musical portraiture for Liverpool Biennial

Ari Benjamin Meyers rethinking musical portraiture for Liverpool Biennial Lord of the Flies was the last thing I saw at the Playhouse. It was ok,...

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: Making Places Special, at Williamson Art Gallery

Making Places Special Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, 23rd September -30th October 2016 Words, Jennifer Jones, first published here for Friends of Williamson Art Gallery & Wirral...

A Review of Contemporary Urbanus @ The Clove Hitch Gallery Liverpool

Review by Rachel Tillett Contemporary Urbanus is an exhibition of urban and geometric art by Mike Rickett and Paul Doran. Mike Rickett and Paul Doran...

Review: Keith Piper, Unearthing the Banker’s Bones

Keith Piper, Unearthing the Banker’s Bones Bluecoat, Until Sunday 22 January 2017 Words, Kerry Milton On a night when the Liverpool arts scene was buzzing to breaking...

Review: Monochrome at Bluecoat Display Centre

Review: Monochrome at Bluecoat Display Centre Words, Kathryn Wainwright Using the word monochrome to describe can give varying reactions, from the somewhat dull or demure to...

Rhys Chatham’s A Crimson Grail – Kayleigh Davies

The scale of the upcoming event was proven as a mass of eager spectators entered the Anglican Cathedral to see the performance of ‘A...

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...
Michael Portnoy, Relational Stalinism: The Musical, 2016. 9 July 2016 at the Black-E, as part of Liverpool Biennial 2016. Photo: Rob Battersby

Reviews: Liverpool Biennial: Michael Portnoy, Relational Stalinism – The Musical

Think David Lynch meets the Coen Brothers and sprinkle a little weary pessimism on top and you will get the flavour of this unflinching collection of performances.

Review: Mellor & Rose, Modern Calligraphy

Calligraphy has been taking over everyone’s branding – You can’t go into a restaurant without seeing it plastered on menus, windows or chalkboards. Experts up...

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...

Andy attends ‘The Medium is the Medium’

As people who read Art Feast know I occasionally write for this website, have an interest in art and I’m enjoying being a volunteer...

Review: You and I are like that red wall… CBS

You and I are like that red wall… Crown Building Studios Words, Devon Forrester-Jones You and I are like that red wall… is an exhibition guest curated...
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Review: Follow at FACT

The nature of the question – ‘What does the internet mean to me?’ – is one that could either fall on its face, or flourish as an exhibition, and it falls so very flat on its face nearly all the time, but in the recruitment for this show, FACT did something very, very clever.

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...
Threshold 2016 at 24 Kitchen Street

Review: Threshold 2016 Exhibition at 24 Kitchen Street

"Whether it’s the setting, 24 Kitchen Street, or the discourse between every piece in the space, something set this apart for me. Every exhibition as part of Threshold was a success in its own way, for its own reasons, but this one got me reanimated at the end of a long day. It put a smile back on my face."

Review: Suzanne Treister HFT: The Gardener – Liverpool Biennial 2016

Software plays an increasing role in our lives, but the line between lived reality and that presented to us by lines of code is increasingly difficult to define.

Review: Tom Wood & Cian Quayle at The Williamson

Photographer, Tom Wood seems to be on-trend currently having had a plethora of exhibitions over this past year. His exhibition at the Williamson Art...