Celebrating The Outsider: Helen Sear And Fred Shaw — Reviewed

A celebration of the outsider? At the Victoria Gallery & Museum, Ruth White finds two photographers, separated by more than 100 years, find common ground in their ostracised subject matter… Visit the Victoria Gallery...

“Free speech my arse”: We Want People Who Can Draw — Reviewed

‘Nice rebellion, welcome in’: Liz Mitchell visits a provocative and timely exhibition challenging all those who care about the state of art education, now and in the future… It’s quiet in the Special Collections Gallery...

Art For Everyone? The Interpretation Matters Handbook — Reviewed

Dany Louise goes head-to-head with wordy, confusing and alienating ‘artspeak’, finds Aoife Robinson, and as a result, gives us the confidence to take control of our gallery experiences… ‘X’s creative act of dissolution combines stillness and...

“An inherent playfulness alongside a total commitment to drawing”: Geta Brătescu — Reviewed

Artist, illustrator, printmaker, performer: Jack Welsh discovers an exceptionally varied and prolific body of work spanning sixty years at Tate Liverpool’s Brătescu retrospective… What significance does the studio hold for an artist? Some artists...

In Pictures: RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 Nominees

The nominations are in! We take a look at the shortlisted structures vying for the top spot as Britain’s best new building… Competing for the most prestigious accolade in architecture, this year’s Royal...

“It’s art for the people, by the people”: Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing — Reviewed

Jade French considers the joys and difficulties of showcasing contemporary, innovative and collaborative community arts in the gallery space… 3D printed prosthetic hands, an Internet of Things machine and a backyard casting factory:...

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Khoj Shamala

Field Trip: ‘The Silicon Valley of India’, Bangalore (Bengaluru)

Emma Sumner finds an innovative, experimental and internationally respected creative scene in India’s buzzing metropolis… Perched in the middle of India’s Deep South, the city of Bangalore is probably best known as the...

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The Suicide of Western Culture - LIV-BCN Festival 2015

Playlist: Liverpool-Barcelona: In-Flight Entertainment

Ahead of this weekend’s LIV-BCN Barcelona Festival, Anthony Ellis appreciates the scorching line-up and takes a moment to remember his first trip to The City of Counts… The first time I went to Barcelona...

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The Double Negative Fabric Bag

Fabric Bag >> £4 FREE DELIVERY

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...