Tate - Ancient Greece - Biennial 2016 - photo courtesy Robert Battersby

“Exhilaratingly, intentionally naughty”: Liverpool Biennial’s Ancient Greece Episode — Reviewed

Split into time travelling “episodes”, this year Liverpool Biennial art festival is tackling a series of big themes. Transported to Ancient Greece, Jack Roe finds a dizzying and compelling journey through three millennia...

Manifesta 11: Mike Bouchet © Camilo Brau.

Field Trip: Art Basel And Manifesta 11, Switzerland

What have great bales of poo, a “pavilion of reflections”, banks of iPhone chargers and glossy sculpture halls got in common? Switzerland during art fair season, finds Jack Welsh… Admittedly, flying to one of...

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Jesus and Barabbas puppet show, 9 October 2014. Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London. Feat in Biennial 2016

Culture Diary w/c 04-07-2016

A BUMPER mix of Liverpool Biennial and Biennial Fringe events this week across a wide constellation of arts, design, film and music… It’s our pick of the listings from around England! Tuesday – The...

Illustration by Sam Garroch

Fuxit Or Fixit? Practical Advice For Creatives In The Face Of Brexit

If you voted to Remain in the European Union, you’re probably now feeling a mixture of disillusionment, anger, frustration, embarrassment, and sheer worry. It’s fair to say that everything feels completely terrifying right now....

Biennial Fringe Culture Diary 2016

Biennial Fringe Culture Diary: Available In Print & Download Now!

Welcome to a special Biennial Fringe edition of Culture Diary: your indispensable pocket guide to a wide range of alternative events across Liverpool, happening at the same time as Liverpool Biennial 2016 festival of contemporary art....

John Stezaker, born 1949 Untitled 1978-9 Silkscreen and acrylic paint on 2 canvases 1220 x 1865 mm Tate. Purchased 2012   © John Stezaker. Image courtesy Tate. From Constellations: Highlights from the Nation's Collection of Modern Art (Ongoing)

“What is he looking at?” John Stezaker’s Untitled 1978-9

The celebrated collage artist makes a trap for the gaze, finds Mike Pinnington; epitomising the pleasure of looking. But just what — or who — is he looking at? What is he looking...


Culture Diary w/c 27-06-2016

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the arts listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Monday – Co-op Dialogues 1966-2016: John Akomfrah & Louis Henderson 7-9pm @ Tate Britain, London...


“An epic screening of a work based on epic source material” — The Big Interview: susan pui san lok

Martial arts heroes, swordplay and fantasy: artist susan pui san lok speaks to Linda Pittwood about translating arguably Hong Kong’s most beloved epic into the gallery space… Born in Essex, England, susan pui san lok...

Mick Peter for Frieze magazine on the EU referendum

Should We Stay or Should We Go? | Frieze

Our editor Laura Robertson — alongside writers, artists, directors and curators including Damien Hirst, Sally Tallant, Iwona Blazwick, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Cornelia Parker – presents her opinion on the impending EU referendum for...