American Maverick Or Red Menace? Trumbo (2015) — Reviewed

Jay Roach’s new film about Dalton Trumbo, says Adrian Challis, is a chance to shed light on a period of American anti-Communist history that we would rather forget… Perhaps unlike most people, I...

Where Have I Seen This Before? Robert Longo’s Men In The Cities

What makes a pop culture icon? Mike Pinnington on the serendipity of Robert Longo’s most influential – and most imitated – work… Walking past Untitled (Joe) 1981 as it was being installed on the second floor of Tate Liverpool,...

Cindy Sherman: Mining The Celluloid Landscape

On display as part of Tate Liverpool’s current exhibition An Imagined Museum, C. James Fagan analyses the dreamlike, uneasy quality of Cindy Sherman’s Untitled Film Still #48… The 20th century was one of...

“Forcing me into self-interrogation”: Veracity/Liverpool Provocations — Reviewed

Lesley Taker is led to a secret location to encounter live surveillance, George Orwell and an exploration of our mediated existence… A Friday afternoon, straight from the office with a very busy brain, seems to...

WATCH: The Double Negative On Channelling Your Inner Critic — Art For Hull

Watch artists, activists, designers, filmmakers, writers and cultural instigators – including our editor — talk about their work, origins and motivations… Our editor Laura Robertson recently travelled to Hull to reflect on her own experiences...

WATCH: Tim Marlow On The Value Of Art

Watch the Royal Academy director discuss key art movements that have shaped his personal view of — and dedication to — the arts… “The spiritual dimension in art is much broader, more nebulous,...

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09/02/2016
Bubny Railway Station, Prague

Field Trip: The Culture Of Golden Prague

Emma Sumner appreciates sauerkraut, the human body and dystopian fiction during a recent trip to Prague… The beautifully preserved city of Prague has a complex history; it has witnessed declarations of independence, Nazi control,...

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Playlist: Best Winter Gigs In The North West

The Christmas decorations have been taken down, the festivity is over, and the world looks cold and gloomy again. Is there any better way to escape the January drizzle than being in a...

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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...