RIBA North West Regional Awards — The Winners in Pictures

At a ceremony held in Liverpool last night, six new — and very different — buildings were announced as RIBA North West Regional Award winners… The prize, which aims to award architectural excellence...

SANCHO PANZA — Previewed

How far would you go to prove yourself? Emma Sumner discovers a competitive literary collective with wresting on their mind… Tonight, six of the toughest, most nimble-fingered writers from across the north-west will commence battle....

At the Heart of it All – Into the Zone

Our live art critic C James Fagan takes a deep breath and treks into the Zone… Somewhere out there awaits The Zone, a place that may just exist on the edge of the...

The Big Interview: Andrew Ruffler

Ahead of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) North West Awards, we quizzed Regional Director Andrew Ruffler on the quality of north-west architecture, what healthy cities should look like and the future of UK design… The...

Glasgow International 2014 — Reviewed

On her first visit to the GI, Frances Disley is left excited about the wider possibilities of the visual arts… Having never experienced Glasgow International (or GI) before, I would compare it to All...

Be A Critic: Thinking>Writing>Engaging

Do you have ambitions to become a published art critic? Read on… We’ve always supported arts criticism at The Double Negative. It was high on our list of priorities once we decided to...

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27/03/2014
Benedict Drew: Heads May Roll 19 February–20 April 2014, Matt's Gallery

Field Trip: Riflemaker and Matt’s Gallery

Drawing inspiration from independent art spaces in London, Laura Robertson asks why smaller cities like Liverpool aren’t providing enough of a varied art offer… Think of anything missing from the Liverpool art scene? Ask artists,...

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31/03/2014
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, interior (image via wiki)

Playlist: Cathedral Soundwalk

Plug in your earphones and let Anthony Ellis takes you on a special ‘sound walk’ along Hope Street… Being from Manchester, I’ve always said that Liverpool has three things, amongst others, that Cottonopolis...

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Drawing on Dreams by Ailie Rutherford

Drawing on Dreams by Ailie Rutherford >> £10.50 FREE DELIVERY

Book FREE DELIVERY Price: £10.50 Material: Full colour, gloss and matt print effect Dimensions: A5 (130mm x 200mm) Edition of 100, hand numbered and signed   An accidentally altered book by artist Ailie Rutherford....

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