Faux Sho exhibition at Assembly House Leeds.

Introducing: About Time, Leeds

Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration: some of the best and brightest independent art spaces in Leeds are joining forces to highlight their work. It’s About Time, says Jade French… Leeds is buzzing. The influential British Art...

Assemble Workshop, by artist Marie Jacotey

Do It Yourself! The Big Interview: Assemble

Ahead of Monday’s Turner Prize winner announcement, Emma Sumner speaks to one of the nominees: an architectural collective who have been working very closely with Liverpool’s most determined community… The first thing anyone visiting...

Brian Griffith’s Bill Murray: A Story of Distance, Size and Sincerity, Baltic

Bill Murray And Modern Existence, Examined: Baltic’s Two New Exhibitions — Reviewed

Laura Harris finds new exhibitions by Brian Griffiths and B. Wurtz dally with the driftwood of modern existence, yet fluctuate between excellence and mediocrity… Clad in a garish green checked blazer, a giant...

Josephine Meckseper at Timothy Taylor: 12 October – 12 December 2015

“Protest culture and art allow us to bring up uncomfortable questions”: The Big Interview: Josephine Meckseper

Currently enjoying her second solo show at Timothy Taylor gallery, the German, New York-based installation artist talks us through her current and key influences — including Jean-Luc Godard’s dripping red paint, Duchamp’s semen paintings...


Workshop: How To Write An Artist Statement! 6 December 2015

Taking part in an exhibition soon? Think your website’s ‘about’ page could do with a revamp? Calling all artists to our next workshop in Liverpool… Being able to clearly communicate and contextualise artwork...

Allan McCollum’s Plastic Surrogates

“Memory’s power to grant meaning”: An Imagined Museum — Reviewed

Is all art about memory? If so, how would Tate Liverpool’s new show about a fictitious and memorised museum take shape? Fred Johnson considers the works to know by heart… At its best, Tate Liverpool’s...

Alien Sex Club; images courtesy Rob Battersby

“The fight against HIV/AIDS is not over”: The Seductive World Of Alien Sex Club

Awkwardness, arts activism, and the HIV virus as a “clever trickster”: David Graham discusses this and more with the artist behind Homotopia festival’s focus exhibition… The global pandemic of HIV and AIDS takes centre...

Wednesday — BFI Love Season: Stranger By The Lake 6.30pm @ A Small Cinema, Liverpool — £4

Culture Diary w/c 23-11-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday — Cornerstone Festival: Andrew Bick 7.30pm @ Capstone Theatre, Liverpool — FREE Meet...

Towards Modernity: Three Centuries of British Art

Turners, Constables & Lowrys: China Embraces Manchester’s Collections

Manchester’s museums are finding new international interest in their archives, finds Jon Bottomley — which will be crucial in keeping the doors open back home and investing in our next generation of art stars…...