“There is a thirst for something new, something authentic” — North: Identity, Photography, Fashion

Reshaping how the North of England is viewed? Jacob Charles Wilson interviews the curators of Open Eye Gallery’s new exhibition — highlighting Northern contributions to modern culture… There’s a narrative of Northern English culture that...

“Get out of bed and confront life!” The Big Interview: Iggy Pop

The godfather of punk talks to Florian Obkircher and The Red Bulletin about how liberating it was to pose nude for Jeremy Deller’s life drawing class, conquering doubt, collaboration as the key to...

People Never Notice Anything

Featuring dysfunctional cartoons from David Shrigley and a host of other provocative and sensitive artworks tackling our ideas of mental health, Broken Grey Wires’ highly anticipated first major exhibition is finally opening this...

Sexual Desire, Pantomime Horses, Cosmic Care Homes… A Weekend of Weird — Reviewed

Can we accurately classify works of art and literature with the word “weird”? Wayne Burrows ponders “an expansive, uncategorisable aesthetic”, and asks whether contemporary reality is weird enough to negate any attempt at creative representation…. Although only...

Introducing Conscious Coupling: A Writing Residency & Zine From The Double Negative & The Royal Standard

We’re all loved up! Ahead of it’s publication launch tomorrow night, we reflect on a special series of conversations that have taken place this year between artists and writers; leading to substantial collaborations...

Meow! PAPER Gallery Goes Mad For Cats

Celebrity cats, lost cats, playful cats, dead cats: Sara Jaspan speaks to the artists behind a purrrrfect (sorry) exhibition of feline portraits… Perhaps since they were first domesticated, then venerated, by the Ancient...

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21/11/2016
Chicago skyline 2016. Photo courtesy Joseph Viney

Field Trip: Chicago, Now! Part Two

Lycra paired with the threat of civil unrest; biscuits and gravy paired with Black Sabbath… What more can Joseph Viney ask for as he continues his field trip in Chicago? Perhaps a doom-laden...

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18/01/2017
The Velvet Underground and Nico 1967 Album cover design by Andy Warhol   Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York and DACS, London

Playlist: The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967)

With John Cale announcing that Liverpool will be his only European show to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Velvet Underground & Nico album, Joseph Viney reflects on its impact. How come one...

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12/06/2012
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Fabric Bag FREE DELIVERY Price: £6 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 eye-catching tote...