Malcom Lowry, with gin bottle

Expand Your Mind: The Late, Great Malcolm Lowry

In anticipation of the launch of a new edition of Malcolm Lowry’s thought-to-be lost 1930s autobiographical novel, In Ballast to the White Sea, Adrian Challis considers the strange absence of recognition for the...

Mogwai @ Liverpool Music Week @Venues Across Liverpool -- Ticket Prices Vary, Inc Some FREE Shows

Culture Diary w/c 20-10-2014

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Jerusalem In My Heart 7.30pm @ The Kazimier, Liverpool — £6.50 ADV With...

Miroslav Pomichal’s Mismatched Couple (2013)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries: Traditional Vs Contemporary

Don’t be confused by the venue, says Abigail Stokes; the hidden Victorian gallery in Liverpool’s children’s museum is the perfect place for this year’s batch of New Contemporaries… Friday. Not only my first press view, but...

David Ferry courtesy of the artist

Look And Look Again: David Ferry

Ever compared Venice to Blackpool? Stephen Clarke takes a closer look at the aesthetics of the two cities through David Ferry’s elusive and mischievous photomontage…  Upon entering a strange place, the visitor is disorientated. He...

The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins architects wins 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize for the best new building of the year. Image courtesy Andrew Hendry

Congratulations Everyman! Theatre Wins RIBA Stirling Prize 2014

Liverpool’s new Everyman Theatre, designed by architects Haworth Tompkins, wins Britain’s most prestigious architecture award… It’s official: the best building of the year, according to the Royal Institute of British Architects, is the Everyman Theatre in...

Watch the Skies / Alien plus Magnetic Rose ft Oneohtrix Point Never

Watch the Skies / Alien plus Magnetic Rose ft Oneohtrix Point Never — Reviewed

In a special collaboration, Jodrell Bank Observatory and Abandon Normal Devices have, finds Dave Tate, created a “stunning”, transformative and ambitious marriage of technology, film, art and music… Long before we had the technology explore it, the...

Frieze London 2014: Gagosian Gallery  Photograph by Linda Nylind. Courtesy of Linda Nylind/Frieze.

Unmissable Autumn Exhibitions!

Autumn: it sucks doesn’t it? Wrong! There’s an incredible array of indoor entertainment for art fans happening right now if you know where to look. Let Heather Garner guide you through some of the...

International Biennial Association Summit 2014, Liverpool. Image courtesy Pete Goodbody (@p3dro )

Conflict And Transformation: The International Biennial Association Summit

What do biennials do, how do they do it and why? Pete Goodbody attends a summit of experts and finds that the needs, hopes and expectations placed on our arts festivals are as complex...

Chinook, Fiona Banner 2013 Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Absorb And Thrill: Fiona Banner At Yorkshire Sculpture Park

How does one experience whirring helicopter blades in the confined space of a gallery? Katherine Caddy on the simultaneously disturbing and comforting work of Fiona Banner… This autumn, Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents a series...