Olimpia Zagnoli, Leave town; advice to sink in slowly

Leave Town, And Other Advice To Sink In Slowly

Everyone has a piece of advice they wish they had heard earlier, right? We speak to an artist keen to share support, creatively, with those just starting out… Championed by the Guardian. Creative...

Street art on Reykjavík's Laugavegur high street  (photo courtesy Mike Pinington)

Field Trip: A Guide To Reykjavík, Iceland

Spaceship-like art galleries, epic waterfalls and vegetarian street food: if a modern, relaxing city break sounds good, look no further than the Icelandic capital… Iceland in the summertime: 24-hour daylight, and just about...

Dr John Cooper Clarke

“As acerbic and honest as ever”: John Cooper Clarke (Live) — Reviewed

Sue Flowers finds the Bard of Salford in top form as he plays a low key gig in Yorkshire: satirising the BBC, dementia and the gentrification of Manchester… The place is Bentham, North...

Josh Kline: Freedom @ Modern Art Oxford — FREE

Culture Diary w/c 17-08-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday — Mistress America (2015) 2.30/ @ FACT Liverpool — £10/9 Tipped as star Greta...

(detail) Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, 1924-2005 Sack-o-sauce 1948 Printed papers on card 356 x 264 mm © The estate of Eduardo Paolozzi. Image courtesy Tate.

Chosen By The Curator: Darren Pih’s Favourite Constellations

From surreal masquerade to a Jackson Pollock parody, Exhibitions and Displays Curator Darren Pih talks us through his favourite works in Tate Liverpool’s brand new (and free) national collection show… Promising more than 150 iconic artworks...

Giant Maggie head in Winter Gardens: Jennet Thomas, THE UNSPEAKABLE FREEDOM DEVICE, until 22 August 2015 at the Grundy Gallery, Blackpool

A Direct Attack On Conservative Party Politics? Jennet Thomas — Reviewed

Artistic coalitions and satirical encounters: Deb Laing finds that artist Jennet Thomas cuts a fine political line at the Grundy Art Gallery, and all the better for it… A Margaret Thatcher impersonator, acting as...

Thursday – Sonal Kantaria: Portraiture And Landscape 6-8pm @ Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool – FREE (Booking Required). Image courtesy Sonal Kantaria (detail)

Culture Diary w/c 10-08-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Vinyl Station: Hooton Tennis Club: Highest Point in Cliff Town 6:30pm Metal, Liverpool —...

Andrew Salomone: Ravenous Apparitions. PLY, Manchester 2015

“It’s fun working on things that don’t necessarily mean anything” — The Big Interview: Andrew Salomone

Hacking, Youtube tutorials and animated pizzas: Andrew Anderson meets a New Yorker obsessed with the possibilities of merging accessible technology with traditional craft and DIY skills… Andrew Salomone isn’t an artist who tells you...

Friday – Last Day: Gabriel Orozco 10-6pm @ Marian Goodman Gallery, London – FREE

Culture Diary w/c 03-08-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Mark Lanegan 7pm @ O2 Academy, Liverpool – £21.86 Former Screaming Trees frontman...