Review: Christian Furr, a Retrospective

Christian Furr, a Retrospective Williamson Art Gallery & Museum Words, Carol Emmas Generally speaking with an artist there is a certain contemporary signature style attached to their work...

Threshold: The Sublime Skin | Tabitha Moses Reviewed by Christof Häberle

Liverpool based artist Tabitha Moses’ new exhibition explores skin, and particularly the ‘relationship between the mind and the world’ and will be, as curator...

Andy visits 100 women create in the Tate

I have always been aware that the Tate Gallery has as a significant part of its brief to work with the local community. When...

Preview: Dragons of the Pool, coming later this month to Arts Centre EHU

Believing they had been deserted, the families of Chinese seamen who had been secretly deported back to the Far East tell their somewhat unknown...

Dial “M” For Murder at Liverpool Playhouse

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Many will recognise this title as one of the legendary Alfred Hitchcock's masterpieces of film making. For one week only, Liverpool...

The Comedy of Errors, Grosvenor Park

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre know how to do comedy, that's for sure. Last summer, I was lucky enough to...

Review: Life on The Left at Corke Gallery

What makes this a truly great show is the narrative-sum of all its parts. It’s something that might never have been seen; a collection made from passion and belief; it’s principled; it resonates with current politics; but most of all, it doesn’t force any of that.

Preview: Basements Connected, at Basement Projects

Basement Projects started in 1996 when three artists living in the same building decided to make use of forgotten space. This year marks twenty years since then

Review: The Female Gaze: Women Depicting Women – dot-art

The majority of visual artists are women, but typically a far smaller fraction than half are exhibited in art museums. On top of that,...

Lift-Off Film Festival: Tickle the Ivories

Words by Sinead Nunes With Light Night upon us, we thought it time to catch up with a local creative to talk about what he'll...

Review: The Williamson Open 2018

The Williamson Open Art and Photography Exhibition 2018 Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead, Wirral 23rd March – 6th May 2018 Words, Samantha Browne The Williamson Open Art...

Russell & Browns: Art Can Take Any Form

Interview by Sinead Nunes, Editor Amie Russell and Carl Brown are a retro-inspired hairdressing duo, who prove that styling can be an art form in...

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.

Skipping to School: Memories of a Liverpool Girlhood 1937 – 1948, Doris Calder

Review by Sinead Nunes, Editor Skipping to School: Memories of a Liverpool Girlhood 1937-1948 is a novel telling the story of a growing girl's upbringing during...

Andy Johnson’s Light Night Adventure

I had an enjoyable evening enjoying the cultural delights of Light Night. I had worked a rough plan for the evening which varied as the...

Review: Blind Date: (it’s all) Tropical at The Royal Standard

A candid look at collaboration, taking three very personal group experiences and shoving them in to one small space, and exhibits a trilogy of incredibly different responses.

‘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...

Dorothy Wordsworth: Sister, Writer, Friend at the VG&M

Words by Daniella Scott The first thing you will ever be told about Dorothy Wordsworth is that she was sister to William Wordsworth; distinguished, famous...

Review: Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk-Taker at RIBA North

RIBA North: Liverpool(e): Mover, Shaker, Architectural Risk-Taker: The heady extroversion outside is the result of that continuing belief. Well worth a visit. 

The Very Best of Laughterhouse at the Philharmonic

Review by Sinead Nunes A night showcasing the entertaining talents of six comedians left the audience wanting more, as household names took to the stage...

Juvenile in Justice: Richard Ross at Open Eye Gallery

Words by Eli Regan Secluded appropriately upstairs away from the other exhibiting artists is a selection of images from Richard Ross’ comprehensive study of incarcerated minors...

Ian Costabile: Static Music at The Gallery, Liverpool

Words by Leanne Cunningham Being acutely aware of the innovate and pervasive nature of sound, the feeling that sound creates, the power and effect it...

Review: Starkers – Davy and Kristin McGuire at Williamson Art Gallery

This short film by Davy and Kristin McGuire explores the relationship we hold with sculpture from the perspective of the statue. On some levels it is a very well told joke, but on others it is an incredible question to ask of an eternity of gallery goers.

Day Two as a Benevol Volunteer at The Giant Spectacular by Andy Johnson

 I got up early and set out from my local station, where I met, by chance another volunteer on the platform. We chatted about...

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...
L for Leather

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.
Dazzle Ship Print (detail) at the Walker

Review: Dazzle Ship Prints at Walker Art Gallery

The Walker’s display of these Wadsworth prints is a brilliant lesson to any art student who ever questions the value of the document.
William Holman Hunt (1827–1910) Il Dolce Far Niente, 1859–66, retouched 1874–5

Review: Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion at The Walker Art Gallery

"In many ways this was the movement that began holding both artists and critics to account over arguments of the tastes and functions surrounding visual art. This exhibition is both a review of that movement, and a new approach to connecting their history to relative developments in the North West."

Review: David Holmes, Werewolf in a Jetpack

Review: David Holmes, Werewolf in a Jetpack Huyton Gallery, until 28th October Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith Huyton Gallery proves that libraries and fine art go perfectly hand in...

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: Art, Culture, Garston, Now. at The Old Co-Op

Garston does Culture It was all happening at the Old Co-Op Space in Garston Last Friday 8  Artists. 8 short Hours. 80 meter square exhibition space. The paint was squeezed...

Keywords: Art, Culture and Society in 1980s Britain at Tate

Words by Sinead Nunes, Editor Keywords at Tate opened its doors last week, and Art in Liverpool went along to see what the collection is all...

The Long Con: Ilona Gaynor’s Under Black Carpets

words by Sinead Nunes, Editor We all have our doubts and suspicions about the legitimacy and credibility of the legal system, but could it be possible...

Review: Threshold Exhibition at Baltic Social

The three artists behind this are the brilliant Steve Threlfall, Tristan Brady-Jacobs and Keith Webber, working together as Forgotten Art Collective, with a little help from Tony Reilly (aka. Ian Danger). A collective they have formed to celebrate and play with their work, but also to enlighten and enliven your day.

How Liverpool’s Metropolotian Cathedral grew new limbs. Ryan Gander’s Liverpool Biennial commission

How Liverpool’s Metropolotian Cathedral grew new limbs. Ryan Gander’s Liverpool Biennial commission Time Moves Quickly, the message from Ryan Gander to Liverpool. On the platform outside...

Review: Aftermath Dislocation Principle, Jimmy Cauty

A simple celebration of the tiny significance that this history has now, using tiny people and tiny lights. There’s nothing closer to the truth of what the 80s is now than that word: history.
SOUP Collective postcards at Roadworks

Review: Postcard Auction: Soup Collective at Roadworks

As the name implies this is a mixed collective, and the exhibition hasn’t strayed far from the mark, taking the visitor on a very short journey of theme and technique, both experimental and established.

Review: Aestheticism, Sam Harris-Wright

Aestheticism Sam Harris-Wright ArtHouse Gallery, Southport until 27 April 2019 Words, Samantha Browne “The link between that which defines beauty and the beauty itself” is how Sam Harris-Wright...

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...