1935 horror The Bride Of Frankenstein

Culture Diary w/c 26-10-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts — and Halloween — listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Made You Look (2015) + Q&A 6pm @...

Northern Soul (2014)

Film How: Northern Soul / Factory — Reviewed

From finding the right shade of pink wool to knit the Clangers, to sourcing a catalogue of rare Northern Soul tracks: Kirsty Fitzpatrick hears from two design teams using Manchester’s resources to make...

Image courtesy Curious Minds

You Should Be Honoured: Frustrations Of A Modern Day Arts Graduate

Would you pay $25,000 to do an internship at a top entertainment company? No, neither would Hannah McHaffie; here she looks at graduate expectations and asks: should it be an honour to work in the arts in...

Psycho: Homage to Hitchcock courtesy Davy & Kristin McGuire

From Miniature To Monumental… The Big Interview: Kristin McGuire

Recreating Hitchcock’s Psycho with paper and light, and changing the way we see nude statues forever: Deb Laing meets resident artist Kristin McGuire at the Williamson Gallery and Museum… Multi-award winning husband and...

Helen Bigar at Liverpool Radical Film Festival @ Venues Across Liverpool -- FREE

Culture Diary w/c 19-10-2015

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday — Exhibition Opening: Office Of Useful Art @ LJMU School Of Art And...

Fountain 1917, replica 1964 © Succession Marcel Duchamp/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2015 License this image

“Artists who don’t paint aren’t artists”: Top Five Artists’ Manifestos Of All Time

As Walter & Zoniel unveil their new manifesto, we take a look at how artist declarations have been inventing — and destroying — art movements since the 1900s… ‘The artists manifesto’, noted Alex Danchev, author...

Fragments Of… exhibition, October 2015 @ The Blue Factory, Dalston, London

Announcing A New Manifesto: Formationism (June 2015)

What would a manifesto for 2015 look like? According to Walter & Zoniel, it should encourage confidence in artists, sensory experiences in the visitor, and acknowledge the tension between theory and practice… We last saw London-based...

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...