Liverpool, Land Of The Giants

Is the Giant Spectacular great art? And how does it compare to other public art in the city? Mark Evans on the power of the unifying moment… Today Liverpool officially welcomes back the Giants.  French...

Something Extraordinary: Jellyfish Toxteth

What’s happening on your street? Volunteer James Worley shares his experience of invigilating one of Liverpool Biennial’s most mysterious and popular fringe events… Something out of the ordinary is happening every evening in...

How To Define Success? Designival 2014 — Reviewed

What do top designers include in their recipe for success? Architect Matthew Ashton goes to this year’s Designival to find out… How to define success… Integrity? Turnover? Satisfaction with your surroundings, process, or clients? This question...

Why We Need Grassroots Art: My Experience With The Lemon Collective

Chris Carr defends and promotes the grassroots arts movement in Liverpool, under the threat of increasing urban redevelopment and commerce… Liverpool is a city that has, for a long time, been in the...

“This is highly finished, ambitious work”: Ed Atkins At The Serpentine

After hearing strong and polarized reviews from friends, Linda Pittwood visits the Serpentine’s new digital installation and finds something genuinely original… Sometimes I suspect that the art that I like isn’t necessarily the art...

Stealing Sheep: Blueprint for Success

Prepare yourself for a weekend celebrating art, music, dance and performance across Liverpool. Getting proceedings underway with a bang, the Blueprint Festival welcomes indie-folk darlings, Stealing Sheep to the party… Tate Collective’s Sumuyya...

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Field Trip: Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh

Gravestone voyeurs, soup can deliveries and time capsules: Jose Diaz spends one glittering evening at the Andy Warhol Museum’s 20th Anniversary Gala… Last month I found myself with an invitation to visit Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the...

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Playlist: Hey! Ho! Let’s Go! Remembering The Ramones

With the sad passing of drummer and last surviving bandmate, Tommy Ramone, over the weekend, Joseph Viney reminds us why The Ramones stood out in a New York punk scene teeming with talent… The...

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Fabric Bag FREE DELIVERY Price: £4 Colour: Black on post-box red Material: 100% cotton   Designed by Liverpool-based artist and graphic designer Mike Carney, and hand-screenprinted in Liverpool by In the Room Print Co., these lovely bags...

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