Art in Liverpool at ANDFair 2013

by Sinead Nunes, Editor Abandon Normal Devices, better known as AND Festival has graced the galleries and public spaces of Liverpool for another year, and...

70 Years of Wedding Dresses for Heritage Weekend

Sinead Nunes, Editor Heritage Weekend has got to be one of the best additions to the annual arts calendar: an opportunity to learn more about...

Steven and Sufea – Chagall: Modern Master exhibition at Tate Liverpool

Two Curators' Perspectives of the Chagall: Modern Master exhibition at Tate Liverpool   Review by Steven Hyland: I must have been to this exhibition at least 8 times....

Andy Visits Rebecca Chesney’s ‘Still in Silence’ at The Bluecoat

I first met Rebecca Chesney when helping her sow the ‘I’m blue, you’re yellow’ wild flower fields in Everton Park last year. I found...

John Lennon Art and Design Building (LJMU): Peggy Buth ‘Desire in Representation’

by Sinead Nunes, Editor Peggy Buth's 'Desire in Representation' is the German artist's first solo show in the UK, which has been organised in collaboration...

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Grosvenor Park, Chester

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Now this is how theatre is supposed to be. We are seated under a Roman style canopy, sipping wine and breathing...

Local Band Stealing Sheep Stole Hearts at Glastonbury

by Sinead Nunes, Editor It's Sunday afternoon, the morning after the night before, and things are beginning to mellow out at Worthy Farm after the...

Hangmen of England: Moyra Davey

by Patrick M Higgins  The Canadian photographer, film-maker and writer, Moyra Davey is currently showing work at the Tate Liverpool in the LOOK/13  Parallel Programme. A...

I Exist (In Some Way) at The Bluecoat

by Sinead Nunes, Editor The Bluecoat's current exhibition I Exist (In Some Way) is a remarkable collection of images taken by Middle-Eastern and Arab photographers, exploring the...

Art in Liverpool Meets Millie Dollar – Martini Lounge

by Sinead Nunes, Editor I, probably like many of you, was a 'burlesque virgin' until last Saturday night, when Art in Liverpool was cordially invited...

David Hockney: Early Reflections

Text and images by Patrick M Higgins October brings an exciting exhibition of David Hockney’s early work to the Walker Art Gallery, featuring paintings from...

Steven and Sufea – LJMU Fine Art Degree Show 2013

Two Curators’ Perspectives of the LJMU Fine Art Degree Show 2013. Review by Steven Hyland: Weaving through the surreal collection of curiosity that bulges in LJMU Fine...

Chagall at Tate Liverpool – Captured by Patrick M Higgins

  In the first major exhibition in the UK for more than fifteen years, Tate Liverpool presents more than seventy works by the celebrated Russian...

Sander/Weegee part of LOOK/13 at The Bluecoat by Sinead Nunes

Sander/Weegee, part of The Bluecoat's programme for regional photography festival LOOK/13, brings together two of the most prolific photographers of the twentieth century; August...

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...

Glam! at Tate Liverpool by Sinead Nunes

Celebrating the 'Performance of Style' Glam! purports to be more concerned with the 'look' of glam-rock, and the music is made highly conspicuous by its...

T/HERE at The Gallery, Camp and Furnace by Sinead Nunes

The Gallery at Camp and Furnace presents a unique and thought-provoking exhibition entitled 'T/HERE' which features the work of a group of photographers, nicely...

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...

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor As a huge fan of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake I was admittedly incredibly excited at the prospect of going to see his...

Robyn Woolston at The Walker by Mark McGowan

Here's an extra special sneak-peek behind the scenes at The Walker's latest exhibition Strangers in a Strange Land by Robyn Woolston, taken by local photographer Mark...

Art Club meets local artist Jon Barraclough – Shelagh Cullity

The Art Club took a slightly different direction last week from our usual format of meeting in a gallery and picking a small number...

The Art of Pop Video, by Sinead Nunes

The Art of Pop Video is a surprisingly definitive collection of music videos housed at Liverpool’s FACT gallery. The collection, brought together by curators Michael P...

Mark Leckey’s The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things as seen by Kayleigh Davies

The Bluecoat offers up a quirky take on the inter-connected lives we all live, with Turner Prize winner Mark Leckey playing the role of...

Sara Devereux-Ward’s ‘Are You Connected?” by Sinead Nunes

Sara Devoreux-Ward is a North-West based artist and printmaker, currently enjoying her first exhibition at The Bluecoat; Are You Connected? The exhibition deals with the social...

Sinead Nunes on Photography by Ian Lawson, Domino Gallery

Ian Lawson is a local artist, taking his first steps into the world of professional photography with his debut exhibition at Domino Gallery, Upper...

Put on Your Dancing Shoes…Kayleigh Davies on Tate’s Glam! Exhibition

Walking up to Tate Liverpool last night, our eyes met a queue of anticipation lit up by a glimmering disco ball. Visitors varied from...

Manifest.AR: Biosensing and Augmented Reality @ FACT by Sinead Nunes

Manifest.AR is a collective of international artists working together to explore the boundaries of reality. With a commission from FACT, the team are working...

Kayleigh Davies’ thoughts on the Jacques Charlier Exhibition

The Art & Design Research Centre in Liverpool’s art school currently holds Photographs of Openings 1974-5, a series of photographs collected and displayed with...

Andy visits ‘Not Just’, an Exhibition by Biennial Volunteers, Domino Gallery

I spent an enjoyable 10 weeks being a volunteer at last year’s Biennial. It was great gaining a deeper understanding of contemporary art and...

‘A Universal Archive – Wiliam Kentridge as Printmaker’ by Kayleigh Davies

Entering the Bluecoat post-Biennial feels like walking around a house when the Christmas decorations have come down; there lies a quietening calm. Yet like...

‘Winter Sparks’ Fly – Kayleigh Davies visits FACT

The jubilant aspect of the evening was not lost upon guests, as various universities finished for Christmas this week and many jobs were beginning...

Andy’s Amazing Day – Biennial 2012

As people know who read my occasional posts on Art Feast I’m a recently retired/redundant librarian looking for interesting things to do and write...

Thresholds at Tate Liverpool by Joanne McClellan

Curated by Dr Sook-Kyung Lee, Exhibitions & Displays Curator, Tate Liverpool. Thresholds houses work from a variety of contemporaries. But through this, Tate also includes...

Joanne McClellan on Doug Aitken’s ‘The Source’

The most inspiring experience you will encounter in Liverpool right now (in my opinion) is The Source, with Doug Aitken. If you are willing...

Andy visits the Paul Rooney Biennial Exhibition at the Victoria Gallery & Museum

Having discovered the Victoria Gallery & Museum at Light Night this year I’m always glad of the excuse to return. So when I saw...

Kayleigh Davies’ experience as an ‘Unexpected Guest’ at The Monro

From the moment you enter the Monro, there is an eeriness to the location. Walking through what feels like a secret entrance up the...

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...

Open Eye Gallery: Liverpool Biennial, by Kayleigh Davies

The first clue that the Open Eye Gallery was going to be different under the influence of the Biennial was obvious by the new,...

Kayleigh Davies visits Sabelo Mlangeni’s exhibition at The Tea Factory

Sabelo Mlangeni focuses on the idea of 'the outsider', thoroughly executing emotion and perspective. The simplicity of the location (Tea Factory, Wood Street) as...