Jackson Pollock, 1912-1956 Portrait and a Dream (detail) 1953 Oil and enamel on canvas Overall: 58 1/2 x 134 3/4 in.   Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Algur H. Meadows and the Meadows Foundation, Incorporated © Pollock-Krasner Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots And Glenn Ligon: Encounters And Collisions — Reviewed

Ahead of the exhibitions’ closing weekend, Alice Benbow looks again at what Ligon and Pollock — two American artists whose practices are separated by almost 40 years — have to say about the...

Stephen Clarke: End of Season at the Grosvenor Museum in Chester

From San Diego To St Helens… Stephen Clarke’s End Of The Season

Cian Quayle inspects the home footage, black and white photography and hand-drawn maps that embody Stephen Clarke’s personal, family-orientated homage to seaside towns… Stephen Clarke has recently published a series of three books with...

Colin Tierney & Roger Evans & Chris Reilly; The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead © Gary Calton

“Intriguing and baffling…” The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead — Reviewed

Jack Roe finds that a new interpretation of Homer’s classic is intriguing and completely baffling in equal measure, leaving the audience as lost as poor Odysseus… A night at the theatre is never an...

Wednesday -- Exhibition Opening: Frieze Art Fair 12-7pm @ Regent's Park, London -- £43/36.55/26.90/23.65

Culture Diary w/c 12-10-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday — Performance Opening: Outsiders 7.45pm @ Playhouse Studio, Liverpool — £10/12 ‘In our society any...

Lu Yang, Cancer Baby. Both Sides Now II – It Was the Best Of Times, It Was The Worst of Times?

Vive La Révolution! Both Sides Now II — Reviewed

Kat Houghton explores a vibrant collection of films that depict the people caught in the midst of political change; from the handover of Hong Kong to the Scottish Referendum…  This time last year, Chinese...

The Measures Taken, Marshmallow Laser Feast

Culture Diary w/c 05-10-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday — Talk & Kin Social: Marshmallow Laser Feast & Starship @ Constellations Liverpool...

Clam Jam at The Royal Standard, Liverpool. Images courtesy Sophie Rose Williams

Should Female Art Exist? Clam Jam Q & A

Maggie Matić meets the women behind Clam Jam — ‘An exhibition of female art’ — to grill them about angering feminists, playing on cliché, and battling a persistent gender imbalance in the contemporary art world… The...

Image courtesy Keith Ainsworth for Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

Go For Broke, Liverpool Psych Fest

Joseph Viney samples the broad church of psych at Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, and wonders whether expansion and relocation should be on the cards… With 2015 being its fourth year of existence, and...